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Use Of An Intelligent Tutoring System And Academic Performance In An Online College Course For Pre-Nursing Students, Mark Schmidt Jan 2022

Use Of An Intelligent Tutoring System And Academic Performance In An Online College Course For Pre-Nursing Students, Mark Schmidt

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

The efficacy of intelligent tutoring systems (ITS) for undergraduate college level courses was not well established and specifically, the Pearson Dynamic Study Modules (PDSM) program had not been investigated locally. The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine whether the use of an ITS designed with a cognitive learning approach; the PDSM, would enhance pre-nursing student academic performance. The multiple attribute decision making and the human plausible reasoning theories grounded the study. A non-experimental quantitative research design was used to determine whether there was a difference in the assessment scores of pre-nursing students in a college level anatomy and …