Engaging nursing students in a bioscience unit using a web-based response system, GoSoapBox

Schaffer, Sally & Menzies, Victoria (2015) Engaging nursing students in a bioscience unit using a web-based response system, GoSoapBox. In Students Transitions Achievement Retention & Success, 1-4 July 2015, Melbourne, Vic.

Abstract

Nursing students used GoSoapBox, a web-based student response system to poll responses to multiple choice questions (MCQs) presented during bioscience lectures. Participation in GoSoapBox appears to have facilitated student engagement, interaction and learning. The majority of students surveyed appreciated the immediate feedback to the student responses and being able to participate anonymously. The use of this tool facilitated collaborative group and class discussion and clarification around any misconceptions or challenging concepts. Information collected using GoSoapBox provided the academic with feedback allowing for reflection, adjustment and improvement in framing of formative and summative MCQs.

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ID Code: 84871
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Technology, Collaborative learning, Engagement, Biosciences, Threshold concepts
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Chancellery
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 The Author(s)
Deposited On: 17 Jun 2015 23:30
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2015 23:12

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