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This meta-analysis was conducted to examine the effectiveness of both purely online and blended versions of online learning as compared with traditional face-to-face learning. The meta-analysis found that blended approaches have been more effective than instruction offered entirely in face-to-face mode.
Updated: Dec. 10, 2014
44 final-year teacher trainees participated in a study which compared the effectiveness of a two-hour workshop on cooperative learning with and without the two key elements: individual accountability and positive interdependence. Results indicate that academic learning was greater in the experimental group, in which individual accountability and positive interdependence were structured into the activity.
Updated: Jun. 02, 2009
This study compares student responses and performance after receiving two types of feedback, that provided by model answers and that provided by personal comments. In 2004 and 2005, a total of 183 students in first and honours years biology courses were provided with both types of feedback, and their perceptions and preferences were explored using a questionnaire. Questionnaire results showed that a majority of students wanted both kinds of feedback, but that there was a preference for personal over model feedback.
Updated: Jan. 15, 2008