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

@article{Rocca2010StudentPI,
  title={Student Participation in the College Classroom: An Extended Multidisciplinary Literature Review},
  author={Kelly A. Rocca},
  journal={Communication Education},
  year={2010},
  volume={59},
  pages={185 - 213}
}
  • K. 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… Expand
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