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Using an audience response system to enhance student engagement in large group orientation : a Law faculty case study

Kift, Sally M. (2006) Using an audience response system to enhance student engagement in large group orientation : a Law faculty case study. In Banks, David A. (Ed.) Audience response systems in higher education : applications and cases. Information Science Publishing (IGI Global), United States of America, Pennsylvania, Hershey, pp. 80-95.

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Abstract

Taking advantage of user-friendly technology, Audience Response Systems facilitates greater interaction with participants engaged in a variety of group activities. Each participant has an input device that permits them to express a view in complete anonymity, and the composite view of the total group appears on a public screen. ARS can then be used to support summative and formative activities with groups ranging in size from as small as five through to large groups of several hundred. The data can be used to help the facilitator adjust the pace of teaching to match the requirements of the learners, gauge understanding, or trigger discussion and debate.

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ID Code: 18758
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Audience Response System, Higher Education, Case Study, Orientation, HERN
ISBN: 1591409470
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law and Society (180119)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Information Science Publishing (IGI Global)
Deposited On: 13 Mar 2009 15:59
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:23

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