Martha A. Faner's research while affiliated with Michigan State University and other places

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Background We appraised the effectiveness of online (Zoom) delivery versus live campus-based delivery of lectures in biochemistry and genetics courses and assessed the security of remote versus campus-administered exams. Methods Participants were 601 students entering Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2019 or 2020. The f...
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Background: Study objectives were to appraise the effectiveness of Zoom delivery versus live campus-based delivery of lectures in biochemistry and genetics courses and assess the integrity of remote versus campus administered exams. Methods: Participants were 601 students entering Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2019 or...
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Student evaluations after non-lecture, active learning sessions at Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, have yielded bipartite responses with one group responding favorably and the other group negatively. The purpose of this study was to understand the characteristics, motivation, and learning strategies of medical students t...

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... One survey study, which examined both student and faculty perspectives, found that although students perceived that lecture and passive learning was more effective than active learning, faculty perceived active learning to be more effective [5]. Other groups have developed and used validated survey tools to quantitatively evaluate student engagement [16][17][18]. One of these groups found that student ratings of active learning exercises was dependent on characteristics of the students themselves, including their levels of self-efficacy in learning and intrinsic goal orientation, while another found a general preference for an active learning activity over traditional lecture [17,18]. ...