More than just a quiz: how Kahoot! can help trainee teachers understand the learning process

Atherton, Pete (2018) More than just a quiz: how Kahoot! can help trainee teachers understand the learning process. Teacher Education Advancement Network Journal, 10 (2). pp. 29-39.

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This paper evaluates the findings of a small-scale research project into how trainee teachers can use Kahoot! to help them reflect on the learning process. Kahoot! is an online collaborative learning platform - a game-based student response system (GSRS), which was launched in 2012. It is frequently used as a quiz by experienced and trainee teachers. These quizzes are frequently focused on recall and low order thinking. This paper aims to explore how teachers can design Kahoot! quizzes in a way that enables them to better understand the links between educational technologies and learning. A complementary element to the research assessed the effectiveness of Kahoot! as an example of using edtech to gather formative data and also develop their learners’ own questioning techniques. Through questionnaires, focus groups, individual interviews and Kahoot! surveys, this paper gained an insight into future areas that may be worthy of pursuit.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Teacher Education Advancement Network Journal
Publisher: Teacher Education Advancement Network (TEAN)
ISSN: 2054-5266
Departments: Academic Departments > Institute of Education (IOE) > Non-Initial Teacher Education (Non-ITE)
Additional Information: Pete Atherton, Liverpool John Moores University / Edge Hill University, UK.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2018 09:02
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024 20:01


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