Category Archives: clickers

Using clickers to collect data for my D.Ed.

by Joy Alexander, communications lecturer, Engineering, CPUT Context: D. Ed. data collection Rationale: The opportunity to collect data from a representative sample of final year teacher education students at the end of their B.Ed. program is always challenging. Their main … Continue reading

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Clickers and student engagement presentation at DDR 2011

This is a presentation we did yesterday at the Inaugural conference on Design, Development and Research conference hosted by CPUT. This is the link to the conference programme.

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Using clickers as a survey tool

Context: 4th year Food Technology course Rationale: Maricel Krugel, the lecturer on this course, introduced new methods of teaching and technologies into this course, such as research-based learning in groups and twitter. She used clickers to gather mid-course feedback from students on … Continue reading

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Using clickers to trace change of attitudes amongst Engineering students

Context: 60 ECP Engineering students in a Conversation class. Rationale: In her conversation class Marie-Ann Ogle covers a range of controversial topics with the intent of improving students confidence to speak in front of others. Many of these topics deal … Continue reading

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Graphic Design ECP knock-out: using clickers for practicing concepts

Context: 30 ECP Graphic Design students. Reason for using clickers After assessing a class test on difficult concepts in Graphic Design, Edwine Simone, the lecturer, decided to use clickers to run a pub quiz on concepts that students struggled with in … Continue reading

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The use of clickers in Higher Education – theory and practice

Facilitator:  Daniela Gachago, CPUT Date, time and venue: Thursday, 16 09 2010, 14.00-16.00,  D022  (also known as Lecture Room 6)  in the Science Building, Bellville campus. Seminar description: Electronic Voting Systems (EVS), also called “clickers”, are used more and more … Continue reading

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Clickers at CPUT!

Last week I have run the first workshop on the use of clickers at CPUT. If you are wondering what clickers are: clickers are voting devices, that allow lecturers to ask questions in class, students vote and results immediately appear … Continue reading

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