LectureTools at Innovate OSU 2011

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Dr. Perry Samson and Jason Aubrey present at the Innovate OSU conference in Columbus, Ohio. LectureTools is a web-based alternative to clickers designed to make large classes seem smaller and to engage students in lectures.

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LectureTools at Innovate OSU 2011

  1. 1. LECTURETOOLS RETOOLS educationPerry SamsonUniversity of MichiganJason AubreyLecturetools, Inc.http://www.lecturetools.com
  2. 2. Pressures on Higher Education Increase TuitionIncreasing Increase LECTURETOOLS Costs Enrollment Larger Increase Classes Efficiency Cheaper Labor
  3. 3. Pressures on Higher Education Number of Classes Number of Classes University (50-99 Students) (> 100 Students) Arizona State University 237 636 Texas A&M University 529 386 Pennsylvania State University 475 475 University of Illinois – Urbana 387 387 University of Florida 329 329 University of Texas 603 339 Michigan State University 273 311 Ohio State University 519 310 University of Wisconsin-Madison 285 308 Indiana University 465 301 Purdue University 413 280 University of Minnesota 396 277 Florida State University 300 260 University of Michigan 314 249 UCLA 181 201 University of Central Florida 581 193 University of Washington-Seattle 238 182 University of Arizona 207 166
  4. 4. Issues with Large Classes
  5. 5. Once or Several Nearly every What Do We Do in Class? Never Weekly twice times classTraditional lecture 5 5 2 12 63Lecture with physical demonstration 9 8 14 20 37Lecture with computer-aided interactive "learning 18 11 26 15 18objects"Questions posed by instructor are answered 5 15 30 22 16verbally by individual studentsSmall group discussion or think-pair-share 25 19 21 15 5Questions posed by instructor are answered 22 12 29 14 10simultaneously using hand countQuestions posed by instructor are answered 32 11 18 17 8simultaneously using clickersWhole-class discussions 31 20 19 13 5Lecture with computer-aided animations 61 2 4 3 17Classroom debates or role-playing 80 5 0 1 2In-class exercises 63 19 4 2 0Fieldwork 52 23 11 1 0
  6. 6. Addressing Student Engagement Student Student Note-Taking Response Inquiry Resources: Textbooks, Podcasts, Broadcasts Analytics
  7. 7. Changes to the Classroom
  8. 8. Student Neither Perceptions 2% Other Clickers 5%Clickers Other 3% Neither LectureTools 90% LectureTools
  9. 9. Instructor Perceptions Instructor concerns about use of laptops in large classes Wireless will fail 4 8 MI Lack of power Listserv outlets 6 10Added distraction for students 15 51 Added work for me 1 6Learning curve for students 3 5Learning curve for me 2 2 Other 10 16 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70
  10. 10. Student Perceptions“How do you feel that your use of laptops in this class has changed thetime you spend on tasks unrelated to the lecture?”
  11. 11. Student Perceptions“My engagement in this class has increased due to laptop use”
  12. 12. LectureTools => LectureTools, Inc. Category Past 6 Months # Colleges & Universities 808 Courses (>15 students) 98 # Registered Instructors 1,225 # Registered Students 11,045
  13. 13. Plans for Dissemination Learning Technologies InteroperabilityStrategic Plan:•Embed Learning Technologies Interoperability (LTI)standard from IMS Global.•Promote linkage to existing university LMS systems.
  14. 14. Technology Increases EngagementIncreased instructor control1.Present lecture•Show/hide slides•Pose questions•Show answers•Answer questions•Review participation
  15. 15. Student View
  16. 16. Instructor Dashboard
  17. 17. http://www.lecturetools.com jaubrey@lecturetools.com

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