This study supports the body of research studies that have concluded that online instruction is as effective as traditional face-to-face instruction. This study revealed that the instructional modality did not affect student motivation, self-regulation completion rate, and academic performance on the end of semester proficiency examination. However, in this study face-to-face, web-assisted, and online instructional modalities were equally effective for teaching computer programming.programs to be written. Programming has moved towards a role of product customization and, consequently, the first-year subjects in computer science courses in many colleges and universities focus on teaching concepts that can be used inanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Comparative Study of Three Instructional Modalities in a Computer Programming Course: Traditional Instruction, Web-based Instruction, and Online Instruction|
|Author||:||Elvira Rebecca Caldwell|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2006|