Research Article  |   March 2017
Embedding Questions During Online Lecture Capture to Promote Learning and Transfer of Knowledge
Author Affiliations
  • Lou Ann Griswold, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, is Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of New Hampshire, Durham; louann.griswold@unh.edu
  • Catherine E. Overson, PhD, is Associate Director, Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching and Learning, and Affiliate Associate Professor of College Teaching, University of New Hampshire, Durham
  • Victor A. Benassi, PhD, is Director, Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching and Learning, and Professor of Psychology, University of New Hampshire, Durham
Article Information
Education of OTs and OTAs / Education
Research Article   |   March 2017
Embedding Questions During Online Lecture Capture to Promote Learning and Transfer of Knowledge
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 2017, Vol. 71, 7103230010p1-7103230010p7. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.023374
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 2017, Vol. 71, 7103230010p1-7103230010p7. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.023374
Abstract

We examined the effect of quizzing on students’ ability to apply lecture content to clinical examples on an in-class exam. Fifty-six occupational therapy students in a graduate-level course completed three online modules that included lectures, slide presentations, demonstrations, and video clips. Throughout each module, students were given “Learning Moments,” in which they were asked a question (Question condition); were asked to read a statement confirming the content presented (Study condition); or were not asked to do anything (Not Asked condition). The Question condition resulted in better exam performance than the combined Study and Not Asked conditions (p < .01), whereas performance on Study and Not Asked questions did not differ (p = .67). Students performed better on material on which they had been previously quizzed (i.e., testing effect). Quizzing may be a good strategy to prepare students for clinical practice.