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Annemie Vermeyen: Click here for action. Implementing clickers in the science classroom - experiences and devices

Scientix European Conference, 6-8 May 2011, Brussels, Belgium

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Clickers annemie-vermeyen

  1. 1. <Click here> forinteraction<br />Implementingclickers in the classroom<br />Katrien D’haeseleer, Lieselot Dendooven, Johan Vandenbossche, Annemie Vermeyen<br />
  2. 2. Contents<br />What are clickers?<br />Whyusingclickers?<br />Questioningwithclickers<br />Implementation in the classroom<br />Students’ opinion<br />Just-in-time teaching method<br />Implementation in the classroom<br />Students’ opinion<br />Lecturers’ opinion: (dis)advantages<br />Conclusion<br />
  3. 3. What are clickers?<br />
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  7. 7. Whyusingclickers?<br /><ul><li>Increaseinteractivity
  8. 8. Increaseconcentration/ involvement
  9. 9. Enhanceactivelearning
  10. 10. Feedback</li></li></ul><li>Questioningwithclickers<br />Question<br />students<br />vote<br />30 % - 75%<br />correct answer<br />> 75%<br />correct answer<br />< 30 %<br />correct answer<br />Extended explanation<br />Brief explanation<br />Discussion<br />Peer-instruction<br />Next <br />question<br />
  11. 11. Students’ opinion on clickers<br />I am more focusedduring class whenclickers are used<br />
  12. 12. Students’ opinion on clickers<br />A lessonproceedsfasterwhenclickers are used<br />
  13. 13. Students’ opinion on clickers<br />I have a better view on myinsights on the learning contents<br />
  14. 14. Students’ opinion on clickers<br />As votingbyclickers is anonymously, <br />I amnotafraidtogivemy opinion<br />
  15. 15. Students’ opinion on clickers<br />I learn a lot thanksto the discussionwithcolleague students<br />
  16. 16. Students askquestionsaboutupcoming course material via anelectroniclearning platform before the lesson<br />Just-in-time teaching withclickers<br />Lecturer reviews students’ submissions: view on common difficultiesandmisconceptions<br />Lesson: multiple choicequestions, students votebyclickers<br />Feedback tolecturerand students<br />Brief/extendedexplanation/ Peer instruction<br />Next question / exercises<br />
  17. 17. Students’ opinion on JiTT<br />Making assignmentsbefore class is NOT usefull<br />
  18. 18. Students’ opinion on JiTT<br />JiTTenhanceslearningduring class<br />
  19. 19. Students’ opinion on JiTT<br />JiTTenforces students toprocess contents during the year<br />
  20. 20. (Dis)advantages of clickersandJiTT<br />More chaos<br />Increasedinvolvement<br />Enforcesselfstudy<br />Notall contents are thaught<br />Price<br />Preparation time forlecturer<br />Enforcesindivual thinking<br />Increasedenthousiasm<br />Instant feedback forlecturerand students<br />Safe environment forgiving opinion/askingquestions<br />Studyingthroughout the year<br />Preparation time for students<br />For all classes or subjects<br />Increasedinteraction<br />Clear view on misconceptions<br />Increased soundlevel<br />
  21. 21. Conclusion<br />Clickers, despitetherecurrently high price, are a verymuchappreciated tool <br />- topromoteinteractivityanddiscussion in the classroom<br />- toenhanceactivelearningbeforeandduring class <br />- toenforce making, declaring ,defendingownopinions<br />- toteachaccordingto the needsandmisconceptions of students<br />- tobeused in all classes, subjects by a lot of different methods<br />
  22. 22. Acknowledgements<br />Turning Point Technology<br />Flemishgovernment – dept. Economy, Scienceandinnovation<br />Lieselot Dendooven, Broos Fonck, Geert De Meyer, Jan Van der Straeten<br />Annemie Vermeyen and Johan Van den Bossche<br />Contact<br />Katrien.Dhaeseleer@kahosl.be<br />Annemie.Vermeyen@kahosl.be<br />Kenniscentrum.aalst@kahosl.be<br />

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