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2019

Pedagogy

Iowa State University

Engineering Education

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Establishing A Link Between Electrodermal Activity And Classroom Engagement, Leslie Potter, J. Scallon, Daniel Swegle, Trevor Gould, Gül E. Okudan Kremer Jan 2019

Establishing A Link Between Electrodermal Activity And Classroom Engagement, Leslie Potter, J. Scallon, Daniel Swegle, Trevor Gould, Gül E. Okudan Kremer

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Conference Proceedings and Posters

Technological and pedagogical advancements over the last three decades have significantly changed how students are taught in the industrial engineering classroom. However, changes in teaching do not necessarily equate to increased learning. How can we determine if classroom teaching methods and activities increase the engagement of students, which then may increase the amount of learning that is taking place? Research indicates that electrodermal activity (EDA) can predict engagement in a classroom setting. Assuming that students learn both better and more when they are engaged, we can use EDA to determine which classroom methods and activities are most effective. We measured ...