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Using Clickers in Education
  Print Print this event   Add to calendarhttp://12-12-2012 14:00:0012-12-2012 16:00:0015Using Clickers in EducationUsing Clickers in EducationHarris Hall - CTE Seminar Room 5182Watwood, W Brittbwatwood@vcu.eduDD/MM/YYYY
 
Date and Time   Wednesday, December 12, 2012
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 
Location   Harris Hall - CTE Seminar Room 5182,   Monroe Park Campus
 
Sponsor(s)   Teaching Excellence
 
Speaker   Stan Anamuah-Mensah
 
Audience   VCU Faculty, VCU Staff, Administration
 
Description   Questioning is an essential aspect of the learning process. With the advent of Electronic Response Systems (ERS), instructors have a greater ability to engage with large groups of students through questioning. ERS, or "clickers" as they are commonly known, allow students to respond to questions using handheld devices. Students` answers are displayed graphically allowing instructors to gain instant feedback on students` understanding of concepts and issues. Research shows that the effective use of clickers can lead to increased student engagement, improved learning, and encourage classroom interaction and participation. During this workshop, participants will be introduced to the Turning Point 5 software and learn how to use this software to create polls in their courses. Explore how the use of effective questioning with clickers can play a role in enhancing student learning.
 
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8048281896
bwatwood@vcu.edu

 
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8048281896
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