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Article: "Best Ways for Professors to Use Student-Response Systems" (2/27/2009)

Wired Campus: Best Ways for Professors to Use Student-Response�Systems - Chronicle.com

“Clickers” allow students to respond to questions during class using a wireless, handheld device. Instructors can then immediately view and display the results, often in the form of a poll. The Chronicle interviewed Derek Bruff, an assistant director at Vanderbilt University’s Center for Teaching, who just published Teaching With Classroom Response Systems (Jossey-Bass, 2009) after interviewing 50 instructors who use clickers. Some strategies work, he says, while others do not.

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