Title

How Self-Monitoring With Technology Impacts Work Completion Rates for High School Students

Date of Award

Fall 12-18-2020

Document Type

Project (696 or 796 registration)

Degree Name

Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction

Department

Graduate Studies

Committee Chair

Jodee Lund

Keywords

Education, Grade Percentage, Google Sheets, Technology Based Self-Monitoring Document, Graduation Rate, Failure Rate

Abstract

Abstract

Research has shown self-monitoring is effective in changing behaviors and improving academic performance. Despite the effectiveness of self-monitoring with technology in the medical field, there exists little research to date supporting self-monitoring with technology in education. This study determined the effects of self-monitoring with technology on work completion rates and overall grade percentages for fourteen high school sophomores and freshmen at a rural Minnesota high school. Data was collected bi-weekly and student data includes the number of missing assignments, grade percentages, short-term goals, and to do lists. Post intervention data from students and parents/guardians regarding the student’s self-monitoring practices was collected via Google Forms. Two and a half weeks of baseline data was compared to three weeks of self-monitoring data collected through Google Sheets. The self-monitoring document was shared with respective parents/guardians every Friday during the intervention. Results of this study are consistent with existing literature around self-monitoring with technology.

Keywords: Education, Grade Percentage, Google Sheets, Technology Based Self-Monitoring Document, Graduation Rate, Failure Rate

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS