Effects of Interactivity on Student Achievement and Motivation in Distance Education
Mahle, Marlene, Quarterly Review of Distance Education
This study investigated the effects of 3 levels of interactivity on achievement and motivation of college students taking a Web-based course. Participants were divided into 3 groups: a low interaction group received a treatment with a minimum level of interactivity, a reactive interaction group received a medium level of interactivity with elaborate immediate feedback, and a proactive interaction group received the highest level of interactivity which incorporated a generative activity. The study's results showed increased levels of motivation and achievement in the reactive and proactive groups, but no significant differences on level of motivation were found between the reactive and …
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Publication information: Article title: Effects of Interactivity on Student Achievement and Motivation in Distance Education. Contributors: Mahle, Marlene - Author. Journal title: Quarterly Review of Distance Education. Volume: 12. Issue: 3 Publication date: Fall 2011. Page number: 207+. © Information Age Publishing, Inc. Winter 2003. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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