Polling learning: modelling the use of technology in classroom questioning

Green, Kerie and Longman, David (2012) Polling learning: modelling the use of technology in classroom questioning. Teacher Education Advancement Network Journal (TEAN), 4 (3). pp. 16-34.

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Abstract

This project used an audience response system to explore its value for providing structured in-class feedback to tutors and learners, with a particular emphasis on supporting a tutor's use of questioning techniques. The research was conducted within a BSc Mathematics programme forming part of an undergraduate initial teacher training course. A key strategic aim for learning and teaching development at the University of Wales Newport is to embed feedback as part of the learning experience. This was achieved with the use of ‘clickers’, a valuable tool that tutors can use occasionally, or frequently to support more effective and satisfying feedback through question and discussion techniques. An additional element of this project was to model the use of clickers for student teachers in order to encourage their adoption of similar techniques in their own classroom teaching. The findings illustrate the impact on teaching in both diagnostic aspects and in social, classroom aspects.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Teacher Education Advancement Network Journal (TEAN)
Publisher: Unipress
ISSN: 2054-5266
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Departments: Services > Academic Quality & Development
Depositing User: Linda Shore
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2012 14:43
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2017 12:58
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1410

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