Lecturers quickly measure students' comprehension, painlessly test problem-solving skills and performance provide prompt feedback to students invite, capture, share, and display student opinion if appropriate, record and export results for further analysis and/or discussion. Students provide anonymous feedback to the cohort and lecturer receive instant feedback on their understanding / performance participate in a familiar 'interactive' or 'game-based’ environment
Audience Response Systems Martin King, Senior Learning Technologist
Checking knowledge: Which of the following genres does Balzac draw on most prominently in Ferragus ?
the 'roman noir'
The rate of accumulation, p , of carbonate sediments on a reef is approximately p = po exp( -z/Z ) where po and Z are constants and z is water depth. If accumulation rate is 9 m/ky in zero water depth and falls by a factor of 1/e at a water depth of 15 m. calculate the accumulation rate in water of depth 17 m .
Checking understanding & generating discussion: Plot the trajectory of the cake – where do you think it will land?
3 1 2
What would be the main reasons for you to use Clickers?
To gather feedback from students
To heighten and maintain students’ attention levels