Student Participation in the College Classroom: An Extended Multidisciplinary Literature Review

  title={Student Participation in the College Classroom: An Extended Multidisciplinary Literature Review},
  author={Kelly A. Rocca},
  journal={Communication Education},
  pages={185 - 213}
  • Kelly A. Rocca
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Communication Education
  • The goal of this study was to integrate previous research conducted on student participation in the college classroom. Numerous studies have been completed on engaging students in classroom discussions, but no study has synthesized this information in the form of an extensive literature review. Here, previous research is pulled together to gain a comprehensive overview of the benefits of participation, logistical issues in participation, student confidence and personality traits in… CONTINUE READING
    315 Citations
    The Impact of Teacher Immediacy on Student Participation: An Objective Cross-Disciplinary Examination.
    • 18
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Class participation as a pedagogical tool in social work education
    • 4
    • Highly Influenced
    A student participation assessment scheme for effective teaching and learning
    • 6
    The Role of Oral Participation in Student Engagement
    • 26
    The impact of cooperative learning on student engagement: Results from an intervention
    • 133
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    The performative turn in the assessment of student learning: a rights perspective
    • 24
    • PDF


    Participation in the College Classroom: The Impact of Instructor Immediacy and Verbal Aggression.
    • 55
    • PDF
    Teacher education students' views on class discussion: Implications for fostering critical reflection
    • 104
    • Highly Influential
    Student Participation in a Discussion-Oriented Online Course
    • 331
    • Highly Influential
    College classroom interaction as a function of teacher- and student-centered instruction☆
    • 15
    Is the Post-secondary Classroom a Chilly One for Women?: A Review of the Literature
    • 23
    What Does It Mean to Participate in Class?: Integrity and Inconsistency in Classroom Interaction.
    • 12
    • PDF