Learning and the Net Generation

Duncan, Douglas K. and Rudolph, Alexander L. and Bruning, David (2014) Learning and the Net Generation. In: Ensuring STEM Literacy: a National Conference on STEM Education and Public Outreach. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, pp. 47-51.


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Most instructors believe that GPA, ethnicity, native English speaking ability, class year, family income, and whether parents have a college degree are important indicators of student success in Astro 101. Research shows, however, that the single most important factor in student learning is interactivity in the classroom. While new electronic media may have some important uses, research shows that electronic device usage in the classroom by students can negatively impact their course grades by as much five percent.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2017 21:03
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:26
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/1315

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