Audience Response Systems (ARS) for School of Management staff Nitin Parmar Acting Moodle Operations Manager  & Learning T...
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 current UK Prime Minister is: <ul><li>David Cameron </li></ul><ul><li>Nick Clegg </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Moyles </li><...
Prior to this presentation, had you used Audience Response Systems previously? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>...
What is an ARS? <ul><li>Allows students to participate actively in lectures, seminars, tutorials and labs </li></ul><ul><l...
How can an ARS be used to support learning? <ul><li>Diagnostic testing  </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring understanding  </li><...
<ul><li>Aircraft Performance and Design   [Case Study]   </li></ul><ul><li>Revision Class </li></ul><ul><li>Exam practice ...
<ul><li>Entrepreneurship   [Case Study]   </li></ul><ul><li>Peer review </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Dragons Den’ style pitch </li>...
Software <ul><li>TurningPoint 2008 , a Microsoft PowerPoint 2003/2007 plugin </li></ul><ul><li>For students and staff, </l...
Hardware <ul><li>4 bags of 80 clickers and  2 bags of 40 clickers </li></ul><ul><li>Each bag contains a USB RF receiver </...
ResponseWare Web <ul><li>A web based alternative or complement to TurningPoint hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Can be accessed ...
http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/ars
National Profiling <ul><li>EVAF4All: Electronic Feedback and Analysis [ JISC funded project led by the University of Edinb...
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 st...
http://www.slideshare.net/tag/eatbath go.bath.ac.uk/nitin |  @nrparmar e-Learning team Learning & Teaching Enhancement Off...
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  1. 1. Audience Response Systems (ARS) for School of Management staff Nitin Parmar Acting Moodle Operations Manager & Learning Technologist [ Thursday 13 May 2010 ] e-Learning team Learning & Teaching Enhancement Office go.bath.ac.uk/nitin | @nrparmar
  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 current UK Prime Minister is: <ul><li>David Cameron </li></ul><ul><li>Nick Clegg </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Moyles </li></ul>
  4. 4. Prior to this presentation, had you used Audience Response Systems previously? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>6 of 30
  5. 5. What is an ARS? <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 can be saved for later analysis by reporting tool </li></ul>go.bath.ac.uk/nitin | @nrparmar e-Learning team Learning & Teaching Enhancement Office
  6. 6. 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><ul><li>Davenport, Hayes & Parmar (2009) </li></ul>go.bath.ac.uk/nitin | @nrparmar e-Learning team Learning & Teaching Enhancement Office
  7. 7. <ul><li>Aircraft Performance and Design [Case Study] </li></ul><ul><li>Revision Class </li></ul><ul><li>Exam practice </li></ul><ul><li>Pair working </li></ul><ul><li>[ http://go.bath.ac.uk/smap ] </li></ul><ul><li>Retrosynthesis [Case Study] </li></ul><ul><li>Formative assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Check levels of student understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Identify areas of weakness </li></ul><ul><li>[ http://go.bath.ac.uk/j9i9 ] </li></ul>go.bath.ac.uk/nitin | @nrparmar e-Learning team Learning & Teaching Enhancement Office
  8. 8. <ul><li>Entrepreneurship [Case Study] </li></ul><ul><li>Peer review </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Dragons Den’ style pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Initiate a group debate and discussion </li></ul><ul><li>[ http://go.bath.ac.uk/2cbf ] </li></ul><ul><li>e-Learning team [Case Study] </li></ul><ul><li>Staff development seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnostic ‘testing’ </li></ul><ul><li>Guide seminar content </li></ul><ul><li>[ http://go.bath.ac.uk/j9i9 ] </li></ul>go.bath.ac.uk/nitin | @nrparmar e-Learning team Learning & Teaching Enhancement Office
  9. 9. Software <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>go.bath.ac.uk/nitin | @nrparmar e-Learning team Learning & Teaching Enhancement Office
  10. 10. Hardware <ul><li>4 bags of 80 clickers and 2 bags of 40 clickers </li></ul><ul><li>Each bag contains 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://go.bath.ac.uk/audiovisual </li></ul></ul>old style new style go.bath.ac.uk/nitin | @nrparmar e-Learning team Learning & Teaching Enhancement Office
  11. 11. ResponseWare Web <ul><li>A web based alternative or complement to TurningPoint hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Can be accessed from a range of data enabled devices </li></ul>go.bath.ac.uk/nitin | @nrparmar e-Learning team Learning & Teaching Enhancement Office
  12. 12. http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/ars
  13. 13. National Profiling <ul><li>EVAF4All: Electronic Feedback and Analysis [ JISC funded project led by the University of Edinburgh ] </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Engaging Student Through In-Class Technology: EVS and beyond’ SIG (ESTICT) [ University of Bath representation on the Steering Group ] </li></ul><ul><li>Davenport J.H., Hayes A., Parmar N.R. (2009). The use of an Electronic Voting System to enhance student feedback. In the proceedings of: 4th Plymouth e-learning Conference: Boundary Changes: Redefining Learning Spaces. [ http://opus.bath.ac.uk/12505/ ] </li></ul>go.bath.ac.uk/nitin | @nrparmar e-Learning team Learning & Teaching Enhancement Office
  14. 14. 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>
  15. 15. http://www.slideshare.net/tag/eatbath go.bath.ac.uk/nitin | @nrparmar e-Learning team Learning & Teaching Enhancement Office Nitin Parmar Acting Moodle Operations Manager & Learning Technologist N.R.Parmar@bath.ac.uk | +44 (0)1225 384 392

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