An Analysis of the Effectiveness of Computer Assisted Instruction in General Chemistry at an Urban University.

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The science-major General Chemistry sequence offered at the University of Houston has been investigated with respect to the effectiveness of recent incorporation of various levels of computer technology. As part of this investigation, questionnaire responses, student evaluations and grade averages and distributions from up to the last ten years have been analyzed and compared. Increased use of web-based material is both popular and effective, particularly with respect to providing extra information and supplemental questions. Instructor contact via e-mail is also well-received. Both uses of technology should be encouraged. In contrast, electronic classroom presentation is less popular. While initial use may ... continued below

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McGuffey, Angela May 2002.

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The science-major General Chemistry sequence offered at the University of Houston has been investigated with respect to the effectiveness of recent incorporation of various levels of computer technology. As part of this investigation, questionnaire responses, student evaluations and grade averages and distributions from up to the last ten years have been analyzed and compared. Increased use of web-based material is both popular and effective, particularly with respect to providing extra information and supplemental questions. Instructor contact via e-mail is also well-received. Both uses of technology should be encouraged. In contrast, electronic classroom presentation is less popular. While initial use may lead to improved grades and retention, these levels decrease quickly, possibly due to a reduction in instructor spontaneity.

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McGuffey, Angela. An Analysis of the Effectiveness of Computer Assisted Instruction in General Chemistry at an Urban University., thesis, May 2002; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3129/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .