Audience Response Systems (ARS) Nitin Parmar Learning Technologist [ Monday 10 November 2008 ] QR code for the presentatio...
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 US President Elect is <ul><li>Barack Obama </li></ul><ul><li>John McCain </li></ul><ul><li>Jonathan Ross </li></ul>
Have you heard of Audience Response Systems (ARS) previously? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>17 of 24
<ul><li>Allows students to participate actively in lectures, seminars, tutorials and labs </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for imm...
How can an ARS be useful? <ul><li>Easy-to-adopt technology  </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances the learning experience </li></ul><...
<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 understanding  </li></ul><ul><li>Identify areas of  weaknes...
<ul><li>Peer review /  peer assessment </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Dragons Den’ style pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Initiate group discu...
<ul><li>Staff development seminars and workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnostic testing to assess prior knowledge </li></ul>...
<ul><li>5 bags of 40 clickers, each  containing a USB RF receiver </li></ul><ul><li>To book the Audience Response System, ...
<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 support, departmental presentations or training sessions </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></u...
 
Gauging reaction <ul><li>I’m impressed by the ARS and want to use it right away </li></ul><ul><li>I like the ARS but still...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/balsamia/2439567770/ Questions?
Nitin Parmar Learning Technologist [email_address] http://go.bath.ac.uk/nitin +44 (0)1225 384 392 Colligo: Reflections of ...
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  1. 1. Audience Response Systems (ARS) Nitin Parmar Learning Technologist [ Monday 10 November 2008 ] 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 US President Elect is <ul><li>Barack Obama </li></ul><ul><li>John McCain </li></ul><ul><li>Jonathan Ross </li></ul>
  4. 4. Have you heard of Audience Response Systems (ARS) previously? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>17 of 24
  5. 5. <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 viewed as a graph </li></ul><ul><li>Data saved for later analysis by reporting tool </li></ul>Background
  6. 6. How can an ARS be useful? <ul><li>Easy-to-adopt technology </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances the learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate feedback for the learner </li></ul><ul><li>Identify areas that require further attention </li></ul><ul><li>Serves as a catalyst to debate and discussion </li></ul>
  7. 7. <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 ]
  8. 8. <ul><li>Formative assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Check levels of understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Identify areas of weakness; address in problem class </li></ul>Case Study: Retrosynthesis [ http://go.bath.ac.uk/j9i9 ]
  9. 9. <ul><li>Peer review / peer assessment </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Dragons Den’ style pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Initiate group discussion </li></ul>Case Study: Entrepreneurship [ http://go.bath.ac.uk/2cbf ]
  10. 10. <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
  11. 11. <ul><li>5 bags of 40 clickers, each containing a USB RF receiver </li></ul><ul><li>To book the Audience Response System, </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
  12. 12. <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 </li></ul></ul>Software
  13. 13. <ul><li>For one-to-one support, departmental presentations 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>Support
  14. 15. Gauging reaction <ul><li>I’m 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 can’t see a use for the technology at the moment but remain interested </li></ul><ul><li>I’m not interested at all </li></ul>
  15. 16. http://www.flickr.com/photos/balsamia/2439567770/ Questions?
  16. 17. Nitin Parmar Learning Technologist [email_address] http://go.bath.ac.uk/nitin +44 (0)1225 384 392 Colligo: Reflections of a Learning Technologist http://colligo.wordpress.com tag: eatbath-present08 LMF download: http://www.bath.ac.uk/lmf/download/24640

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