To Click or Not to Click By Lynne Butkiewicz Course: Diffusion and Integration of Educational Technology (EDUC - 7101 – 1) Walden University Dr. Keith Pratt
I talked to teachers and administrators in different school systems about their main challenges within the classroom. The next slide goes into the frequent challenges that teachers face in the classroom
What are clickers? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4A62QyAUHM
Effective Uses of Classroom Response Systems “Creating an interactive learning environment with technology” Vann M. Lassiter
Negative Problems with clickers. Lack of planning.
RESEARCH Hines (2005, P.4) research revealed that. “after first-semester final exams, the science and math students scored an average of four to six percentage points higher on test score.”
Commericalization Below is a list of videos encouraging the use of clickers. 1.http://www.utexas.edu/academic/cit/gallery/utprofiles/cps/silverthorn/ 2. http://www.engaging-technologies.com/clickers-in-action.html
Approach will be centralized with peer-to-peer review and problem centered approach. A change agent will be needed to persuade the opinion leaders (administration) would need to mandate use of clickers to the adopters.
BEST PRACTICES http://research.renlearn.com/research/pdfs/255.pdf
CONCLUSION ARE YOU INTERESTED IN CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY, ACTIVE STUDENT PARTICIPATION AND EASY WAY TO ASSESS STUDENTS MASTERY OF A SUBJECT AND IF YOU ANSWER YES TO ANY OF MY QUESTIONS THAN YOU MUST ADOPT CLICKERS QUICKLY !
References AverMedia. (2009). National Taiwan Normal University finds visualizers beneficial to classroom in research study. Retrieved from http://www.avermedia.com/AVerVision/About_us/News.aspx?de+1&id=4 AverMedia. (2009). Case study: Broadneck Elementary School, benefits of document cameras over other classroom technologies. Retrieved from http://www.avermedia.com/AVerVision/About_us/News.aspx?de+1&id=4
References Beatty, I. (2004). Transforming student learning with classroom communication systems. Retrieved from: http://www.educause.edu/content.asp?page_id+666&ID+ERB0403&bhcp=1 Beekes, W. (2006). The “Millionaire” method for encouraging participation. Active Learning in Higher Education: the Journal of the Institute for Learning and Teaching, 7(1), 25-36.
References (Continued) Burden, K., Atkinson, S. (2008) Evaluating pedagogical affordances of media sharing web 2.0 technologies: A case study. Retrieved from http://hull.academia.edu/documents/0008/6391/burden-2.pdf Fredericksen, E., & Amers, M. (2008). Can a $30 piece of plastic improve learning? An evaluation of personal response systems large classroom setting.
References (Continued) Hines , L. (2005). Interactive learning environmnt keeps Modesto students engaged. T.H.E. Journal, 33(2), 40-41. Kaleta, R., & Joosten (2007, May). Student response systems: A university of Wisconsin system study of clickers. Educause Center for Applied Research, 10, 1-12. Retrieved from http://www.educause.edu/ECAR/StudentResponseSystemsAUnivers/157592
References (Continued) O’Donoghue, M., & O’Steen, B. (2007). Clicking on or off? Lecturers’ rationale for using student response systems. Ascilite. Retrieved June 14, 2010, from http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/singapore07/procs/odonoghue.pdf Pelton,T., Pelton, F.L. (2005). Helping students learn with classroom response systems. In J. Lang (Ed), Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1554-1559)
References (Continued) Penuel, W., Crawford, V, DeBarger, A., Boscardin, C., Masyn, K. & Urban,T. (2005). Teaching with student response system. Retrieved from: http://cti.sri.com/publications/downloads/teaching_with_Audience_Response_Systems_Brief_Report.pdf Zhu, E. (2006,2007). Teaching with clickers: What do students appreciate most about clickers?
References (Continued) All images above retrieved from Google Images at http://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi