Interactive Whiteboard-Based Instruction Versus Lecture-Based Instruction: A Study on College Students’ Academic Self-efficacy and Academic Press

  • Yinghui Shi
  • Changling Peng
  • Xue Zhang
  • Harrison Hao YangEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10309)


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of interactive whiteboard (IWB)-based instruction on students’ academic self-efficacy and academic press. A quasi-experiment study was conducted using a sample of 103 freshmen from a university in central China. While students in one class employed the IWB-based instructional approach, students in the other class employed the traditional lecture-based instructional approach. Students in both classes studied English for three months. The pre- and post- surveys showed that the students with the IWB-based instructional approach had a higher level of academic self-efficacy and academic press than did the students’ with the lecture-based instruction approach, which indicated that the use of IWB can increase students’ self-efficacy and academic press when cooperated with an appropriate instructional approach.


Interactive whiteboard English teaching Academic self-efficacy Academic press 



This work was supported by the specific funding for education science research by self-determined research funds of CCNU from the colleges’ basic research and operation of MOE (ccnu16JYKX037).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yinghui Shi
    • 1
  • Changling Peng
    • 1
  • Xue Zhang
    • 1
  • Harrison Hao Yang
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Central China Normal UniversityWuhanChina
  2. 2.State University of New York at OswegoOswegoUSA

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