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Enhancing the learning environment using classroom response systems

McLoughlin, Eilish (2008) Enhancing the learning environment using classroom response systems. In: ISEE-08 - International Symposium for Engineering Education, 8-10 September 2008, Dublin City University, Ireland. ISBN 1872327737

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Abstract

Classroom response systems (CRS) offer a management tool for engaging students in the classroom. These systems have been used in a variety of fields and at all levels of education. Typical goals of CRS questions are discussed, as well as the advantages to both students and instructors as a result of using them. These systems are especially valuable as a means of introducing and monitoring peer learning methods in the large lecture classroom. But the efficacy of using these systems depends strongly on the quality of the questions used. The integration of a CRS in an introductory physics module is discussed along with examples of questions used and the student assessment carried out.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:Classroom response systems (CRS);
Subjects:Social Sciences > Education
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > Center for the Advancement of Science Teaching and Learning (CASTeL)
DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science and Health > School of Physical Sciences
Publisher:Dublin City University
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:2188
Deposited On:28 Nov 2008 12:10 by DORAS Administrator. Last Modified 17 Feb 2009 14:41

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