University Students' Perceptions of Web-based vs. Paper-based Homework in a General Physics Course
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1 Balıkesir Üniversitesi, Balıkesir, TURKEY
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Abstract

The main aim of this study was to determine students' perceptions toward web-based versus paper-based homework and identify any differences based on homework performance score and grade point average. A 21-item perception of online vs. paperbased homework survey was administered to 103 students (54 were male and 49 were female) in general physics-1 classes. Results of the study indicated that there was not a statistically significant difference in physics grade point average scores; however, there was a statistically significant difference in homework performance (average) scores based on assigned homework groups. Overall, students' perception of web-based homework testing was positive. Finally, some tentative recommendations are posed.

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Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.12973/ejmste/75371

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2007 - Volume 3 Issue 1, pp. 29-34

Publication date: 22 Jun 2007

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