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2009

Cleveland State University

Library and Information Science

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

Information Literacy Instruction - college students

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Making It Click: Using An Audience Response System To Engage Students And Assess Learning, Ann Marie Smeraldi Mar 2009

Making It Click: Using An Audience Response System To Engage Students And Assess Learning, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

As accessibility to technology in the classroom increases and promises to improve student engagement and performance, it is easy to be tempted into using wikis, blogs and clickers without fully understanding the implications of their use. Librarians and other educators continuously experiment with new technologies in an attempt to lure Millennials away from their iPods and cell phones, but without careful consideration of the pedagogy that supports the use of these new technologies, their effectiveness as learning tools is diminished. This session will focus on the use of an audience response system (“clickers”) to engage students in active learning during ...