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Educational Methods

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

1989

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Star: A Computerized Tutorial In General Psychology, Barbara S. Chaparro, Charles G. Halcomb Jan 1989

Star: A Computerized Tutorial In General Psychology, Barbara S. Chaparro, Charles G. Halcomb

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This study investigated the use of a computerized tutorial--Self-Test and Review (STAR)--in a computer-managed general psychology course. STAR consists of four major modules which provide the student with a variety of learning exercises, including practice quizzes, practice final exams, performance reviews, and structured study questions. The purpose of the study was to determine whether students would choose STAR as a study tool, the effect of lecture versus self-paced settings on the use of STAR, whether students who used STAR would perform better than those who did not, and the effect of the timing of feedback in STAR on performance ...