Entries from EnhancED tagged with 'ars'

Putting it All Together: Medical School Course Integrates Pedagogical Techniques

Professors Rachel Gordon and Stephen Canfield worked with educational technologists at CCNMTL to adopt a number of new pedagogical approaches for their Body, Health, and Disease course.

Socrative: Responsive Web-Based Audience Response

Socrative is another of many web-based audience response systems, but it has one of the main features we like to see in such systems: ease-of-use. To start, log in to your instructor account, set up a "room", establish a class...

Google Forms as Clicker Alternative

We've written about Audience Response Systems (a.k.a. "Clickers") from time to time, but this novel use of Google Docs as a Clicker Alternative got us thinking about it again. Follow this example to get started with a Google-forms-based Clicker solution:...

Some Clicker Lessons

This week the Times ran an article about the use of clickers at Northwestern University. The article points out a couple of interesting "lesson's learned" from both faculty and student perspectives. Faculty appreciate the fact that clickers can increase students'...

Web-Based ARS - Poll Everywhere

There are several web-based "audience response system" packages available. Poll Everywhere offers some pretty nice features including various input methods (SMS, Smartphone or desktop/web-based voting), polling/output views (e.g. hidden polling results during voting and customized output graphs) and Powerpoint integration....

Clickers in the Chemistry Classroom

This fall, General Chemistry students experienced a new method for participating during their lectures. The Chemistry Department, led by Professors Nick Turro and Ged Parkin, extended their use of an audience response system (ARS), also known as "clickers," that began...

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