Assessing the Learning Process Playing with Kahoot – A Study with Upper Secondary School Pupils Learning Electrical Circuits

  • Charilaos Tsihouridis
  • Dennis Vavougios
  • George S. Ioannidis
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)

Abstract

The present study investigates the extent to which the popular game-based online platform of Kahoot can be used as a creative and effective tool in the teaching practice and specifically in the teaching of basic concepts of electric circuits. A comparative study was conducted for this reason with two groups of 67 learners in total, where the experimental group participated in the design of their own questions within the framework of formative assessment with the use of Kahoot, whereas the second group followed a traditional way for their assessment. According to the results, the integration of Kahoot in the teaching process improved learners’ understanding of certain concepts on electric circuits, enhanced their active participation in the lesson, motivated them towards learning and constituted a creative and fun-tool to use for teaching purposes.

Keywords

ICT Kahoot Classroom Response Systems Teaching electric circuits 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charilaos Tsihouridis
    • 1
  • Dennis Vavougios
    • 1
  • George S. Ioannidis
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ThessalyVolosGreece
  2. 2.University of PatrasPatrasGreece

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