Cilt 18, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 80 - 93 2017-04-01

ANALYZING THE EFFICACY OF THE TESTING EFFECT USING KAHOOTTM ON STUDENT PERFORMANCE

Darren H. IWAMOTO [1] , Jace HARGIS [2] , Erik Jon TAITANO [3] , Ky VUONG [4]

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Lower than expected high-stakes examination scores were being observed in a first-year general psychology class. This research sought an alternate approach that would assist students in preparing for high-stakes examinations. The purpose of this study was to measure the effectiveness of an alternate teaching approach based on the testing effect to address low high-stakes examination scores. This was accomplished through the introduction of an online quizzing application that utilized a game show-like user interface called Kahoot™. The results showed a significant difference in high-stakes examination scores for students who utilized Kahoot™ versus students who did not. It can be suggested that pedagogical tools like Kahoot™ have the potential to enhance and improve high-stakes examination scores at the college and university level. Students that used Kahoot™ felt positive about their experience. The results of this study also suggest that creating a fun and engaging environment also supports improved academic performance.

Educational technology,self-regulation,formative assessment,gamification,testing effect
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Yazar: Darren H. IWAMOTO
E-posta: diwamoto@chaminade.edu
Ülke: United States


Yazar: Jace HARGIS
E-posta: jace.hargis@gmail.com
Ülke: United States


Yazar: Erik Jon TAITANO
E-posta: erikjon.taitano@student.chaminade.edu
Ülke: United States


Yazar: Ky VUONG
E-posta: ky.vuong@student.chaminade.edu
Ülke: United States


Bibtex @derleme { tojde306561, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education}, issn = {1302-6488}, address = {Anadolu Üniversitesi}, year = {2017}, volume = {18}, pages = {80 - 93}, doi = {10.17718/tojde.306561}, title = {ANALYZING THE EFFICACY OF THE TESTING EFFECT USING KAHOOTTM ON STUDENT PERFORMANCE}, language = {en}, key = {cite}, author = {VUONG, Ky and HARGIS, Jace and TAITANO, Erik Jon and IWAMOTO, Darren H.} }
APA IWAMOTO, D , HARGIS, J , TAITANO, E , VUONG, K . (2017). ANALYZING THE EFFICACY OF THE TESTING EFFECT USING KAHOOTTM ON STUDENT PERFORMANCE. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 18 (2), 80-93. DOI: 10.17718/tojde.306561
MLA IWAMOTO, D , HARGIS, J , TAITANO, E , VUONG, K . "ANALYZING THE EFFICACY OF THE TESTING EFFECT USING KAHOOTTM ON STUDENT PERFORMANCE". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 18 (2017): 80-93 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/tojde/issue/28675/306561>
Chicago IWAMOTO, D , HARGIS, J , TAITANO, E , VUONG, K . "ANALYZING THE EFFICACY OF THE TESTING EFFECT USING KAHOOTTM ON STUDENT PERFORMANCE". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 18 (2017): 80-93
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