How Self-Monitoring With Technology Impacts Work Completion Rates for High School Students
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Project (696 or 796 registration)
Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction
Education, Grade Percentage, Google Sheets, Technology Based Self-Monitoring Document, Graduation Rate, Failure Rate
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
Rose, Alison, "How Self-Monitoring With Technology Impacts Work Completion Rates for High School Students" (2020). Dissertations, Theses, and Projects. 447.