Student feedback in the college classroom: A technology solution

  • James L. Fitch
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Abstract

Technology in the university classrooms has made great strides in the area of presentation of materials. Ceiling-mounted projectors and media carts with projection capabilities have made the multimedia classroom presentation a routine event for much of the worl of higher education. Now there is technology that permits the instructor to solicit student responses during class via wireless keypads. This allows all students to respond simultaneously and the instructor to know the results immediately. This article reports the results of a pilot study on student reaction to a specific system (LearnStar). Students were uniformly positive in their appraisal of this technology as a teaching tool.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • James L. Fitch
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  1. 1.Department of Communication DisordersSpeech and Hearing Clinic, at Auburn University

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