objective of this study was to compare student satisfaction on two different
teaching formats, in-person instruction (IPI) and web-conference instruction
(WCI). Participants were 42 pre-service teachers who were completing their
service learning requirements. Students were enrolled as elementary education
majors in a teacher education undergraduate program in the southeastUnited States.
A seven-item course evaluation survey was developed to assess such students’
areas as understanding the learning objectives, comfort level of the learning
environment, instructor communication barriers, and willingness for future
participation. Findings from this study indicated that web-conference instruction
provided equivalent levels of students’ 1) understanding the learning
objectives, 2) comfort level of the learning environment, and 3) willingness
for future participation as the in-person format.
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Robichaux-Davis, R. and Guarino, A. (2014) Comparing Two Pre-Service Learning Scenario Formats: Web-Conference & In-Person. Creative Education
, 1186-1188. doi: 10.4236/ce.2014.513134
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