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Science and Mathematics Education

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University of Iowa

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Effects Of Interactive Technology, Teacher Scaffolding And Feedback On University Students' Conceptual Development In Motion And Force Concepts, Jason Jeffrey Stecklein Dec 2014

Effects Of Interactive Technology, Teacher Scaffolding And Feedback On University Students' Conceptual Development In Motion And Force Concepts, Jason Jeffrey Stecklein

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The utilization of interactive technologies will affect learning in science classrooms of the future. And although these technologies have improved in form and function, their effective employment in university science classrooms has lagged behind the rapid development of new constructivist pedagogies and means of instruction. This dissertation examines the enlistment of instructional technologies, in particular tablet PCs and DyKnow Interactive Software, in a technologically enhanced, university-level, introductory physics course. Results of this qualitative case study of three university students indicate that (1) the use of interactive technology positively affects both student learning within force and motion and self-reported beliefs about ...