Category Archives: clickers

Using numeric input clickers in accounting

Alice Luby, Lecturer, School of Accounting and Finance My rationale for using clickers with my accountancy students is to encourage students to be more active in the learning process.  This facilitates those who learn by doing, the approach is also useful … Continue reading

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Google Quiz & Poll app for Android

Google have developed  a Quiz & Poll application for Android mobile phones that combine several Google technologies to make an easy to use app for engaging students. Educators can create quizzes and polls easily using Google Spreadsheets. http://google-opensource.blogspot.com/2011/12/teaching-with-mobile.html

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Clicker Technology – too techno for me!

DIT Lecturer Una Beagon provides some reflections and tips on how she first used clickers with her class Clickers are hailed as a novel way to engage students within your classroom.  But, are you a busy lecturer with enough to … Continue reading

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Using clickers to teach threshold concepts in accountancy

According to research into threshold concepts once a learner understands a particular concept they are then unlikely to forget and subsequently have the ability to apply their learning to similar and more complex tasks. Teaching basic concepts to novice accountancy … Continue reading

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Using the Team selector tool for groups

In a few weeks time I will be asking students of the MSc in Applied eLearning to work in groups to design and develop elearning resources.  I plan to use clickers to enable students to self select the team they … Continue reading

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Turningpoint Anywhere for clickers

Turningpoint Anywhere is a great tool if you don’t want to use PowerPoint embedded questions. For lecturers that might have questionnaires created in MS Word (or any other application) or want to ask questions on the fly, responses can be … Continue reading

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Clickers in the Chemistry Classroom

Barry Ryan and Julie Dunne evaluated their use of clickers in Chemistry teaching both in large lab sessions and lectures. The students answered pre-lab and post-lab questionnaires with clickers. Findings and information can be seen in their online presentation. DIT_Clickers_Workshop … Continue reading

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