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1“I enjoyed using SRS in theclassroom” – a research study ofstudent response system in Norwegianclasses and in further edu...
2Overview of the talk• Student response system (SRS)– About the SRS we use (One2act)– A quick demo– The pedagogy• Backgrou...
3Student response system• The technology is not new (clickers)• The SRS developed at HiST Sør-TrøndelagUniversity College–...
4DEMO of SRS “One2act”1. Connect to wireless internet• Network: conferences• Password: uio202aar1. Open web browser2. Go t...
5Where did the annual EDEN conferencetake place in 2012?A. Dublin, IrelandB. Valencia, SpainC. Oporto, PortugalD. Gdansk, ...
6SRS: the pedagogyFlexible tool•It is available for different devices•It easy to use•It is anonymous•It engages the entire...
7Aim of the project• to develop an online course forlanguage teachers in comparativesyntax (Norwegian and English) whichin...
8Background and motivation• Previous research has focused on the use of SRS inhigher education and in science classes– Is ...
9Findings in small-scale-study(1)• The pupils were positive to the use of SRS in the teaching• The pupils found it easier ...
10Findings in small-scale-study (2)• The teachers receive instant feedback on theteaching• The teachers considered the SRS...
11Further reflections from the courseparticipants• SRS could be included in primary and lowersecondary school• SRS can be ...
12Conclusion• SRS is a useful pedagogical tool for languageteaching• SRS can be used in upper secondary school, even inpri...
13heidi.broseth@ntnu.nohelene.hauge@ntnu.nohelene.norbeck@ntnuThis research wasfunded by:and
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  1. 1. 1“I enjoyed using SRS in theclassroom” – a research study ofstudent response system in Norwegianclasses and in further education oflanguage teachers in NorwayEuropean Distance and E-learning Network 2013 Annual Conference, Oslo 12-15 June Heidi Brøseth Helene Hauge Helene Norbeck
  2. 2. 2Overview of the talk• Student response system (SRS)– About the SRS we use (One2act)– A quick demo– The pedagogy• Background for our study• The findings– What did the pupils think?– What did the language teachers think?– What did the teachers attending the online further education coursethink?• Conclusion
  3. 3. 3Student response system• The technology is not new (clickers)• The SRS developed at HiST Sør-TrøndelagUniversity College– Beta-version free of charge– Computer, wireless internet and device that can connect to theinternet
  4. 4. 4DEMO of SRS “One2act”1. Connect to wireless internet• Network: conferences• Password: uio202aar1. Open web browser2. Go to: http://demo.one2act.com3. Make your choice according to device4. Enter today’s code, which you will get fromus
  5. 5. 5Where did the annual EDEN conferencetake place in 2012?A. Dublin, IrelandB. Valencia, SpainC. Oporto, PortugalD. Gdansk, PolandE. I don’t know
  6. 6. 6SRS: the pedagogyFlexible tool•It is available for different devices•It easy to use•It is anonymous•It engages the entire group•It is suitable for different types of questions•It can be used at different stages in the teaching
  7. 7. 7Aim of the project• to develop an online course forlanguage teachers in comparativesyntax (Norwegian and English) whichincluded training in the use ofpedagogical tools
  8. 8. 8Background and motivation• Previous research has focused on the use of SRS inhigher education and in science classes– Is SRS a suitable pedagogical tool for upper secondary school?– Is SRS a suitable pedagogical tool in language classes?• Small scale study– Observation in two Norwegian classes in upper secondary school– Two teachers - 45 pupils (mean age 17;7)– Questionnaires– Interviews – both teachers and pupils
  9. 9. 9Findings in small-scale-study(1)• The pupils were positive to the use of SRS in the teaching• The pupils found it easier to answer the questions whenthey could do it anonymously• The pupils said that they paid better attention to theteaching• The pupils reported to enjoy the SRS, and they wanted itto be used more• Some pupils expressed concern that the teacher wouldnot see their achievements
  10. 10. 10Findings in small-scale-study (2)• The teachers receive instant feedback on theteaching• The teachers considered the SRS particularlybeneficial for two groups of pupils: the silent and theattention challenged• The teachers found that the SRS adds a motivationalaspect• ALL IN ALL: The teachers found the SRS useful
  11. 11. 11Further reflections from the courseparticipants• SRS could be included in primary and lowersecondary school• SRS can be used to increase oral activity inthe classroom• The pupils can gain much from producing thequestions and answers themselves
  12. 12. 12Conclusion• SRS is a useful pedagogical tool for languageteaching• SRS can be used in upper secondary school, even inprimary school• SRS brings joy and motivation into the classroom• …but does it increase the learning outcome?
  13. 13. 13heidi.broseth@ntnu.nohelene.hauge@ntnu.nohelene.norbeck@ntnuThis research wasfunded by:and

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