Developing electronic classroom response apps fora wide variety of mobile devices.Insights into the PINGO projectMichael S...
Not Yet Another Classroom Response System...
What is Peer Instruction• cooperative teaching-learning strategy• similar to ask-the-audience lifeline in Who want’s to be...
n ot yet usedin very  large                                 Brief introduction lecture                                    ...
PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditureINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questionsINGO: Peer Instruction for very larg...
PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.ClickersINGO: Peer Instruction for...
PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.Clickers4.CostsINGO: Peer Instruct...
PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.Clickers4.Costs5.Installation INGO...
PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.Clickers4.Costs5.Installation6.Con...
PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.Clickers4.Costs5.Installation6.Con...
Goals & constraints of the PINGO development• support as many mobile devices as possible• support at least 5000 requests/s...
Support as many mobile devices as possible• goal: Android 1.6 and Symbian S60 3rd edition• no native applications (iOS, An...
Scalable backend architectureINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
Oddities of web-based applications• JQuery mobile, Dojo mobile, Twitter Bootstrap not fully supported on legacy  devices  ...
Let’s give it a try ...         http://pingo.upb.de/6837                   What is the author with the most               ...
PINGO’s answer to the identified issues1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.Clickers4.Costs5.Installation6.Confi...
PINGO is free to use by anyone• PINGO introduction video http://youtu.be/aZC3NnUqZcs• Peer Discussion tutorial video http:...
wolfgang reinhardt  university of paderborn                                                social media               snat...
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Developing electronic classroom response apps for a wide variety of mobile devices. Insights into the PINGO project

  1. 1. Developing electronic classroom response apps fora wide variety of mobile devices.Insights into the PINGO projectMichael Sievers, Wolfgang Reinhardt,Dennis Kundisch, Philipp HerrmannUniversity of Paderborn (Germany)
  2. 2. Not Yet Another Classroom Response System...
  3. 3. What is Peer Instruction• cooperative teaching-learning strategy• similar to ask-the-audience lifeline in Who want’s to be a Millionaire?• substantially enhanced learning success• several empirical and anecdotal evidences (see our papers on the topic)INGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  4. 4. n ot yet usedin very large Brief introduction lecture (10 - 15 minutes) new topic g roups repeat the voting Multiple choice question Students vote correct answers correct answers correct answers < 30% 30% - 80% > 80% Peer discussion (2 -3 Short discussion about Another version of the mins): students try to remaining introduction lecture convince each other misconceptions General Process of PIINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  5. 5. PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditureINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  6. 6. PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questionsINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  7. 7. PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.ClickersINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  8. 8. PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.Clickers4.CostsINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  9. 9. PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.Clickers4.Costs5.Installation INGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  10. 10. PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.Clickers4.Costs5.Installation6.Configuration INGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  11. 11. PI in very large groups (300+ students)1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.Clickers4.Costs5.Installation6.Configuration7.Exclusive use INGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  12. 12. Goals & constraints of the PINGO development• support as many mobile devices as possible• support at least 5000 requests/sec in the backend• push new questions to the mobile devices• sync timers between backend and mobile devicesINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  13. 13. Support as many mobile devices as possible• goal: Android 1.6 and Symbian S60 3rd edition• no native applications (iOS, Android, Blackberry, Symbian ...)• no multi-platform application (PhoneGap, Appcelerator Titanium ...)• web-based application • most devices and OS while minimizing development efforts • powerful browsers capable of JavaScript, CSS, HTML • no download needed, type in URL or scan QR codeINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  14. 14. Scalable backend architectureINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  15. 15. Oddities of web-based applications• JQuery mobile, Dojo mobile, Twitter Bootstrap not fully supported on legacy devices • missing CSS features • no support for animated GIFs (spinner replacement)• much less control over the device’s status • change of power state cannot be interrupted or even handled • existing Socket.IO connections regularly droppedINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  16. 16. Let’s give it a try ... http://pingo.upb.de/6837 What is the author with the most publications in mLearn history? A) Marcus Specht C) Claire Bradley B) John Traxler D) Mike SharplesINGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  17. 17. PINGO’s answer to the identified issues1.High one-off expenditure2.Catalog of questions3.Clickers4.Costs5.Installation6.Configuration7.Exclusive use INGO: Peer Instruction for very large groups
  18. 18. PINGO is free to use by anyone• PINGO introduction video http://youtu.be/aZC3NnUqZcs• Peer Discussion tutorial video http://youtu.be/sMyqBg_z-1Y• Sign up for PINGO at http://pingo.upb.de/users/sign_up • no strings attached
  19. 19. wolfgang reinhardt university of paderborn social media snatwitter recommendations awarenessresearch networks bibliometrics artefact-actor-networks ginkgo research 2.0 www.isitjustme.de www.ginkgosem.com @wollepb @wollepb @wolfgang.reinhardt @wollepb @wollepb @wolfgang.reinhardt @wollepb @wollepb @wollepb
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