Appendix B: Interview Questions

Control:

  • What did you like about the direct instruction: me teaching you directly and completing practice problems using paper and pencil?
  • What did you not like about the direct instruction: me teaching you directly and completing practice problems using paper and pencil?

 Khan Academy:

  •  What did you like best about the video instruction on Khan Academy?
  • What did you like least about the video instruction on Khan Academy?
  • Website layout and design: Did you feel the website was easy or hard to use: layout of the site, layout of the videos (just a black screen with multi-color writing and his voice narrating)? Were the videos easy to understand? Why?
  •  Implementation: Did the worksheets you completed while watching the video help you understand the video better? Why?
  • Did you like the 5 in a row on Khan Academy? 
  • If you used Khan Academy in the future, would you rather just 
  • Watch the video portion in the future? Or 
  • Use the practice section (5 in a row)? 
  • Why or why not?

General:

  •  What do you like best about getting extra math help?
  • If you could change anything about coming to SRBI math (getting extra math help), what would it be? Why?
  •  Sometimes the topics overlapped with what you were learning in class. Did you find this beneficial or helpful? Was it ever confusing? Why?
  •  If you could choose being taught through either Khan Academy or direct instruction, which would you choose? Why?

 

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