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Aljaloud, Abdulaziz; Gromik, Nicolas; Kwan, Paul; Billingsley, William – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
This study aimed to investigate how the use of a smartphone clicker app by a group of 390 Saudi Arabian male undergraduate students would impact their learning performance while participating in a computer science class. The smartphone clicker app was used by the students during peer group discussions and to respond to teacher questions. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Handheld Devices
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Carroll, Julie-Anne; Sankupellay, Mangalam; Newcomb, Michelle; Rodgers, Jess; Cook, Roger – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
Most pedagogical literature has generated "how to" approaches regarding the use of student response systems (SRS). There are currently no systematic reviews on the effectiveness of SRS, for its capacity to enhance critical thinking, and achieve sustained learning outcomes. This paper addresses this current gap in knowledge. Our teaching…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Sociology, Public Health, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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Walker, Ryan J.; Spangler, Brooke R.; Lloyd, E. Paige; Walker, Bethany L.; Wessels, Peter M.; Summerville, Amy – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
Instructors often implement technology-based active learning pedagogies, such as clickers, to maximise student engagement and facilitate learning outcomes. Despite the abundance of clicker research, no work has directly compared student performance as well as student perceptions of clickers to a distinct, non-technological active learning…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Audience Response Systems
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Chen, Tzy-Ling; Lan, Yu-Li – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
Since the introduction of personal response systems (PRS) (also referred to as "clickers") nearly a decade ago, their use has been extensively adopted on college campuses, and they are particularly popular with lecturers of large classes. Available evidence supports that PRS offers a promising avenue for future developments in pedagogy,…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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Shieh, Ruey S.; Chang, Wheijen – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
The interactive response system (IRS) has been widely used to promote student learning since 2003. It is an electronic system connected to handset devices allowing students to transmit their responses by pressing the desired buttons and meanwhile allowing the teacher to monitor and track individual students' answers anonymously and statistically.…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Responses
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Yeh, C. Rosa; Tao, Yu-Hui – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
The use of personal response systems (PRS) in classrooms is gaining popularity in the higher education institutes of Taiwan. However, past research rarely adopts theories from the information system domains, and their focus was primarily on the UK and US context. Therefore, this study adopted a theory-based approach to explore the perceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Systems, College Students, Theories