Category Archives: peerlearning

BA Hospitality Management using clickers to increase student participation

Valerie Hascoet, DIT School of Languages I used the clickers this semester with a group of second year students from the B.A. in Hospitality Management as part of their third French module. I focussed on the skill of listening comprehension, … 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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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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DIT clickers induction workshop tomorrow

Welcome back to a new and promising academic year , at DIT Student numbers are up so this is definitely a year to begin using clickers for large group teaching to enhance feedback and engagement! At  DIT we have a number of specific projects … Continue reading

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Clickers and Preliminary Engineering

Brendan O’Beirn, Lecturer in Engineering Science, DIT Bolton Street. Since February I have been using clickers in the Engineering Physics module for students registered on the level 6 Preliminary Engineering course DT020. Preliminary Engineering caters for those students who have … Continue reading

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Clickers as a teaching aid in Abnormal Psychology classes

Clickers as a teaching aid in Abnormal Psychology classes – Rosaleen McElvaney My reasons for introducing clickers into my teaching were: I was concerned about the lack of participation of a significant proportion of students in the class Detailed feedback … Continue reading

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Clickers with First Year students in a module on Economics

Ziene Mottiar has been using clickers with First Year students in a module on Economics for Tourism, Hospitality, Event and Leisure. I have found using the clickers a brilliant extra resource in the classroom.  I have used them to recap … Continue reading

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