Are online quizzes an effective tool for mastering basic algebra?
Read, Wayne, and Higgins, Patrick (2012) Are online quizzes an effective tool for mastering basic algebra? Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. Mathematics education: expanding horizons (MERGA 2012) , 2–6 July 2012, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore , pp. 835-838.
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On-line quizzes are used to help first year University Mathematics students identify weaknesses in their basic skills and improve them. Quizzes developed as a formative tool have been utilised at JCU for eight years. However, before this research no-one has questioned the effectiveness of quizzes for this task. We present a description of the quizzes used in a core first year Mathematics subject at JCU and provide a statistical overview of their usage and efficacy for the intended task.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)|
|FoR Codes:||01 MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES > 0199 Other Mathematical Sciences > 019999 Mathematical Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 50%|
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 50%
|SEO Codes:||97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970101 Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences @ 50%|
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education @ 50%
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