Date of Award

Fall 12-11-2012

Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)


Education and Human Development

First Advisor

Kathy Hoppe


The element of active student engagement is one crucial facet to effective pedagogy. The use of technology and other media in the classroom has been researched but the impact of its efficacy is still in question. The fusion of technology into students’ social lives is undeniably on the rise and this mode along with other complementary media has the potential to positively impact both student engagement and learning, as exposed here through the vehicle of science instruction.

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