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  • 1. Who wants to liven up their Library?
    • Lis Parcell & Karl Drinkwater
    • E-learning Advisors (Learning Resources)
    • RSC Wales
  • 2. What’s your position on voting systems?
    • A) I’m completely new to the topic
    • B) I’ve used one to vote, but not created any lessons
    • C) I already use a voting system in my job
    • D) I’m not interested - how long is it till tea and cakes?
  • 3. Different terminology Polling system PRS - Personal Response System Student response system Clickers Audience participation /response system Voting system - EVS Zappers
  • 4. What’s in a voting system?
    • Software running on teacher’s computer
    • Wireless handsets
      • Infrared OR
      • Radio-frequency
    • Receiver attached to computer
    Image copyright HEFCE
  • 5. Some suppliers in the UK education market
  • 6. Library uses for voting systems
    • Induction
    • Information literacy sessions
    • Focus groups/market research
    • Staff development
    • Event evaluation
    • Decision-making
  • 7. Example: Swansea College
  • 8. Learning Advantages
    • Active learning
      • Aids concentration, interactivity, Variety, Competition
    • Instant feedback
      • Assess prior knowledge
      • Check progress
      • Identify areas where students need more help
    • Anonymity if required
    • Provoke discussion
    • “ Community building”
  • 9. Indirect benefits
    • Can encourage lecturer interest
    • Good PR
    • Can prompt you to review / improve your teaching
    • Increases rapport with students
    • Can help you learn more about your students
    • Can increase enjoyment for the teacher
  • 10. Watchpoints 1
    • If buying
      • Variety of systems on the market
      • Cost and ownership
      • Nature of your users
      • Changing technology
  • 11. Watchpoints 2
    • Staff training
    • May need to adapt existing teaching
    • Designing questions can be timeconsuming
    • Set up time may be required
    • Need to blend with other techniques
  • 12. Example: University of Wales Aberystwyth
  • 13. What’s your view on voting systems now?
    • A) I already use one
    • B) I would definitely like to explore further
    • C) Definitely not for me!
    • D) Not sure
  • 14. More information
    • Karl Drinkwater
    • [email_address]
    • Lis Parcell
    • [email_address]
    • RSC Wales
    • www.rsc-wales.ac.uk
    • Tel 01792 295959
    • [email_address]
    • http://delicious/lisparcell/voting_systems
    • http://delicious/lisparcell/Gregynog