Audience Response Systems (ARS) Nitin Parmar Learning Technologist [ Thursday 29 January 2009 ] QR code for the presentati...
What day of the week is it today? <ul><li>Monday </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday </li></ul><ul><li>T...
The 44th President of the United States of America is <ul><li>Barack Obama </li></ul><ul><li>John McCain </li></ul><ul><li...
Have you come across Audience Response Systems previously, in any form? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>0 of 5
Prior to this presentation, did you know that the e-Learning team was leading an ARS pilot project? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Allows students to participate actively   in lectures, seminars, tutorials and labs </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for i...
How can an ARS be used to support learning? <ul><li>Diagnostic testing  </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring understanding  </li><...
<ul><li>Revision Class </li></ul><ul><li>Exam practice </li></ul><ul><li>Pair working  </li></ul>Case Study: Aircraft Perf...
<ul><li>Formative assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Check levels of student understanding  </li></ul><ul><li>Identify areas of ...
<ul><li>Peer review </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Dragons Den’ style pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Initiate a group debate and discussion ...
<ul><li>Staff development seminars and workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnostic ‘testing’ to assess prior knowledge </li></u...
<ul><li>5 bags of 40 clickers, each  containing a USB RF receiver </li></ul><ul><li>To book the ARS, </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>TurningPoint 2008 , a Microsoft PowerPoint 2003/2007 plugin </li></ul><ul><li>For students and staff, </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>For one-to-one advice and support, departmental presentations and/or training sessions </li></ul><ul><li>[email_ad...
 
So, what do you think? <ul><li>I am impressed by the ARS and want to use it right away </li></ul><ul><li>I like the ARS bu...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/balsamia/2439567770/ Questions?
Nitin Parmar Learning Technologist [email_address] http://go.bath.ac.uk/nitin Colligo: Reflections of a Learning Technolog...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Audience Response System presentation - Library and Learning Centre

1,363 views
1,307 views

Published on

Audience Response System presentation for the Library and Learning Centre at the University of Bath, Thursday 29 January 2009. Delivered by Nitin Parmar.

Published in: Education
0 Comments
4 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,363
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
6
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
4
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Audience Response System presentation - Library and Learning Centre

  1. 1. Audience Response Systems (ARS) Nitin Parmar Learning Technologist [ Thursday 29 January 2009 ] QR code for the presentation slides
  2. 2. What day of the week is it today? <ul><li>Monday </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday </li></ul><ul><li>Friday </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday </li></ul><ul><li>Sunday </li></ul>
  3. 3. The 44th President of the United States of America is <ul><li>Barack Obama </li></ul><ul><li>John McCain </li></ul><ul><li>Jonathan Ross </li></ul>
  4. 4. Have you come across Audience Response Systems previously, in any form? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>0 of 5
  5. 5. Prior to this presentation, did you know that the e-Learning team was leading an ARS pilot project? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>0 of 5
  6. 6. <ul><li>Allows students to participate actively in lectures, seminars, tutorials and labs </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for immediate submission of responses to questions </li></ul><ul><li>Responses are viewed as a graph </li></ul><ul><li>Data saved for later analysis by reporting tool </li></ul>What is an ARS?
  7. 7. How can an ARS be used to support learning? <ul><li>Diagnostic testing </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Providing immediate feedback [for both staff and students] </li></ul><ul><li>Keep students actively engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Promote peer interaction and support </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Revision Class </li></ul><ul><li>Exam practice </li></ul><ul><li>Pair working </li></ul>Case Study: Aircraft Performance and Design [ http://go.bath.ac.uk/smap ]
  9. 9. <ul><li>Formative assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Check levels of student understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Identify areas of weakness - address in later Problems Class </li></ul>Case Study: Retrosynthesis [ http://go.bath.ac.uk/j9i9 ]
  10. 10. <ul><li>Peer review </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Dragons Den’ style pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Initiate a group debate and discussion </li></ul>Case Study: Entrepreneurship [ http://go.bath.ac.uk/2cbf ]
  11. 11. <ul><li>Staff development seminars and workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnostic ‘testing’ to assess prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Guide seminar content </li></ul>Case Study: e-Learning team
  12. 12. <ul><li>5 bags of 40 clickers, each containing a USB RF receiver </li></ul><ul><li>To book the ARS, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.bath.ac.uk/bucs/services/audiovisual/ </li></ul></ul>Hardware
  13. 13. <ul><li>TurningPoint 2008 , a Microsoft PowerPoint 2003/2007 plugin </li></ul><ul><li>For students and staff, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Available on every GTA and PAC PC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be installed on any staff PC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download from ARS project website http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/ars/ </li></ul></ul>Software
  14. 14. <ul><li>For one-to-one advice and support, departmental presentations and/or training sessions </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Project information </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/ars </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant reading http://go.bath.ac.uk/ars-reading </li></ul>Support
  15. 16. So, what do you think? <ul><li>I am impressed by the ARS and want to use it right away </li></ul><ul><li>I like the ARS but still need some convincing before I use it </li></ul><ul><li>I am unable to see a use for the ARS at the moment but remain interested </li></ul><ul><li>I am not interested at all </li></ul>
  16. 17. http://www.flickr.com/photos/balsamia/2439567770/ Questions?
  17. 18. Nitin Parmar Learning Technologist [email_address] http://go.bath.ac.uk/nitin Colligo: Reflections of a Learning Technologist http://colligo.wordpress.com http://go.bath.ac.uk/s0p2

×