What is a good clicker question

What is a Good Clicker Question?

What is a good clicker question? Clicker classes are different. Clicker students learn differently. So clicker questions should be different as well. I teach with multiple-choice questions. Some clickers allow short answers to be entered, but I’ve found these clickers…

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Classroom Management in Clicker-Enabled Courses

Classroom Management in Clicker-Enabled Courses

Classroom management? First, let me remind you of the classroom dynamic. I’m describing how I teach cases with clickers to large introductory biology classes. (For example, this spring I’m teaching a non-majors biology course to 149 students). I use clickers…

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Talking Clickers: Eric Ribbens

In 2006, Dr. Eric Ribbens received a grant from the National Science Foundation to author and curate case studies for biology students. For Ribbens, who had been using case studies in his own biology courses since 1999, this was the…

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What Can You Do about Cheating?

What Can You Do About Cheating?

Students can cheat with clickers in a variety of ways. As student response system use has spread to more and more institutions – from large research universities and private colleges to community colleges and even high schools – more and…

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Using Clicker Questions to Expose Incorrect Assumptions About Course Material

Using Clicker Questions to Expose Incorrect Assumptions
About Course Material

Clicker questions are often used to prompt students to engage in critical thinking about what they are learning (Bruff 2009). While the most basic type of question asks students to apply course concepts in class to help them assess how…

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