AN E-LEARNING COFFEE BREAK SESSION Gathering student feedback using an Audience Response System Nitin Parmar Learning Tech...
<ul><li>Allows for effective student participation </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate [anonymous] submission of responses </li></...
The 44th President of the United States of America is <ul><li>Barack Obama </li></ul><ul><li>John McCain </li></ul><ul><li...
And the correct answer is: <ul><li>Democrat  Barack Obama  is the 44th President of the United States of America </li></ul...
How can it be used to support learning? <ul><li>Diagnostic testing </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring understanding </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>TurningTechnologies’ TurningPoint </li></ul><ul><li>5 bags of 40 clickers, each  containing a USB RF receiver </li...
<ul><li>TurningPoint 2008, a Microsoft PowerPoint 2003/2007 plugin </li></ul><ul><li>For students and staff, </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>For pedagogical advice [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Project information </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogs.bath.a...
<ul><li>Formative assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Check understanding  </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight weaknesses </li></ul><ul><...
FACT Students will already know the answers to 70% of all questions asked using ARS (Draper 2008) CHALLENGE Get the studen...
Internet and Ethernet <ul><li>An internet is impossible without Ethernet </li></ul><ul><li>The Internet needs Ethernet </l...
I hope that made you think <ul><li>Certainly false </li></ul><ul><li>Was false in the beginning, and may well be false aga...
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...
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  1. 1. AN E-LEARNING COFFEE BREAK SESSION Gathering student feedback using an Audience Response System Nitin Parmar Learning Technologist [ Wednesday 20 May 2009 ] QR code for the presentation slides
  2. 2. <ul><li>Allows for effective student participation </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate [anonymous] submission of responses </li></ul><ul><li>Graphical output of results </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Raw’ response data saved </li></ul>What is an Audience Response System?
  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. And the correct answer is: <ul><li>Democrat Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America </li></ul><ul><li>Senator John McCain was the Republican nominee for President in the 2008 election </li></ul><ul><li>Jonathan Ross is a BBC television presenter and radio broadcaster </li></ul>
  5. 5. How can it be used to support learning? <ul><li>Diagnostic testing </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling immediate feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting active engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging peer interaction </li></ul><ul><li>(Davenport, Hayes and Parmar, 2009) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>TurningTechnologies’ TurningPoint </li></ul><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>Contact the centrally located AV team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email, online form or visit the AV helpdesk </li></ul></ul>Hardware
  7. 7. <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 student facing 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
  8. 8. <ul><li>For pedagogical advice [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
  9. 9. <ul><li>Formative assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Check understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate </li></ul><ul><li>Problems class </li></ul>Case Study: Retrosynthesis [ http://go.bath.ac.uk/j9i9 ] Feedback Assessment }
  10. 10. FACT Students will already know the answers to 70% of all questions asked using ARS (Draper 2008) CHALLENGE Get the students to think ! This will encourage deep(er) learning
  11. 11. Internet and Ethernet <ul><li>An internet is impossible without Ethernet </li></ul><ul><li>The Internet needs Ethernet </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s Internet depends on Ethernet </li></ul><ul><li>Totally independent concepts </li></ul>[J.H.Davenport; CM30078 Week 5]
  12. 12. I hope that made you think <ul><li>Certainly false </li></ul><ul><li>Was false in the beginning, and may well be false again. </li></ul><ul><li>True in practice today. </li></ul><ul><li>True, but not as helpful as C. </li></ul>[J.H.Davenport; CM30078 Week 5]
  13. 13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/balsamia/2439567770/ Questions?
  14. 14. Nitin Parmar Learning Technologist [email_address] http://go.bath.ac.uk/nitin Colligo: Reflections of a Learning Technologist http://colligo.wordpress.com http://www.slideshare.net/nrparmar/

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