<XML><RECORDS><RECORD><REFERENCE_TYPE>0</REFERENCE_TYPE><REFNUM>8183</REFNUM><AUTHORS><AUTHOR>Kennedy,G.E.</AUTHOR><AUTHOR>Cutts,Q.I.</AUTHOR></AUTHORS><YEAR>2005</YEAR><TITLE>The association between students' use of an electronic voting system and their learning outcomes</TITLE><PLACE_PUBLISHED>Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 21(4)</PLACE_PUBLISHED><PUBLISHER>N/A</PUBLISHER><PAGES>260-268</PAGES><ISBN>0266-4909</ISBN><LABEL>Kennedy:2005:8183</LABEL><KEYWORDS><KEYWORD>electronic voting system</KEYWORD></KEYWORDS<ABSTRACT>This paper reports on the use of an electronic voting system (EVS) in a first year computing science subject. Based on Laurillard’s (2002) conversational model, an empirical investigation was carried out which sought to establish whether there was an association between students’ use of the EVS and their performance in the subject’s assessment tasks. The initial results showed that students who were frequent users of the EVS across one semester performed significantly better in assessment tests compared to students who were infrequent users. Further investigations with a sub-sample of students showed that frequency of response was only associated with superior performance when students were getting a moderate proportion of EVS answers correct. These results and the future directions of this program of research are discussed.</ABSTRACT></RECORD></RECORDS></XML>