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Boosting Student Achievement through Collaboration in Digital Arts

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Molyneux_Scholar_Space_Paper.pdf Action Research Academic Paper 6.87 MB Adobe PDF View/Open
Molyneux_TCC_2017_Presentation.pdf Conference Presentation Slides 15.65 MB Adobe PDF View/Open

Item Summary

Title:Boosting Student Achievement through Collaboration in Digital Arts
Authors:Molyneux, Erika
Contributors:Ho, Curtis (instructor)
Keywords:collaboration
digital art
action research
flipped-curriculum
LC Subject Headings:Artistic collaboration
Action research in education
Date Issued:05 May 2017
Abstract:Leeward Community College students entering Digital Art introductory courses have recently been underachieving academically, slowing matriculation through related programs of study. Existing research suggested mixing Cognitivist, Constructivist, Social and Experiential Learning theories with social learning strategies to increase academic and behavioral outcomes as well as student creativity. In response, the researcher-instructor initiated a technology-assisted action research intervention by kick-starting the semester with a collaborative project in her flipped-curriculum Art 112: Digital Art course. A Google Sites learning module guided collaboration and course-specific content and activities. The study involves 20 adult participants, all of whom reacted positively to the intervention, both academically and socially.
Description:This includes an academic paper and presentation slideshow documenting an action research study completed in the spring of 2017.
Pages/Duration:136 pages
URI/DOI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/45841
Rights:Others may view, remix, tweak, and build upon this work non-commercially. New works must acknowledge the author and be non-commercial.
Appears in Collections: LTEC 690, Spring 2017


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