Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

The use of power point and student performance

The use of power point and student performance ANTHOLOGY ELIZABETH L. RANKIN AND DAVID J. HOAAS Centenary College of Louisiana--U.S.A. Due to advances in technology, the use and effects of computer-assisted teaching methods are prominent topics in higher education research. In order to isolate the effects of the many new innovative methods of teaching, this paper concentrates on the use of PowerPoint presentations. Four sections of introductory economics taught at one institution in two different semesters were used to conduct an experiment: two taught with no computer-assisted presentations and two taught with the aid of PowerPoint presentations. All were taught by the same instructor to eliminate instructor effects. Each semester, one of the sections was taught with the aid of PowerPoint slides and the other taught without slides to serve as a control group. The hypothesis tested was that the PowerPoint presentations had no effect on student grades. To test this hypothesis, regression analysis was used with the student's grade as the dependent variable (COURSE%). Grades were measured by the percentage of the total points that the student received throughout the semester. Individual characteristics were also included in the analysis to account for other variables that might affect student performance. The regression results follow with p-values in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Atlantic Economic Journal Springer Journals

The use of power point and student performance

Atlantic Economic Journal , Volume 29 (1) – Jan 4, 2006

The use of power point and student performance

Abstract

ANTHOLOGY ELIZABETH L. RANKIN AND DAVID J. HOAAS Centenary College of Louisiana--U.S.A. Due to advances in technology, the use and effects of computer-assisted teaching methods are prominent topics in higher education research. In order to isolate the effects of the many new innovative methods of teaching, this paper concentrates on the use of PowerPoint presentations. Four sections of introductory economics taught at one institution in two different semesters were used to conduct an...
Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer-journals/the-use-of-power-point-and-student-performance-kRrpwDrUcH

References (0)

References for this paper are not available at this time. We will be adding them shortly, thank you for your patience.

Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2001 by International Atlantic Economic Society
Subject
Economics; Economics, general; Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics; Microeconomics; International Economics; Public Finance
ISSN
0197-4254
eISSN
1573-9678
DOI
10.1007/BF02299936
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

ANTHOLOGY ELIZABETH L. RANKIN AND DAVID J. HOAAS Centenary College of Louisiana--U.S.A. Due to advances in technology, the use and effects of computer-assisted teaching methods are prominent topics in higher education research. In order to isolate the effects of the many new innovative methods of teaching, this paper concentrates on the use of PowerPoint presentations. Four sections of introductory economics taught at one institution in two different semesters were used to conduct an experiment: two taught with no computer-assisted presentations and two taught with the aid of PowerPoint presentations. All were taught by the same instructor to eliminate instructor effects. Each semester, one of the sections was taught with the aid of PowerPoint slides and the other taught without slides to serve as a control group. The hypothesis tested was that the PowerPoint presentations had no effect on student grades. To test this hypothesis, regression analysis was used with the student's grade as the dependent variable (COURSE%). Grades were measured by the percentage of the total points that the student received throughout the semester. Individual characteristics were also included in the analysis to account for other variables that might affect student performance. The regression results follow with p-values in

Journal

Atlantic Economic JournalSpringer Journals

Published: Jan 4, 2006

There are no references for this article.