Optimising Personal Audience Response Systems technology to enhance student learning in teacher education lectures


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New technologies are integral to the lives of most ‘Generation Y’ students. They tend to be visually-oriented learners, prefer relaxed and socially conducive learning environments, and anticipate engaging, relevant, and authentic learning experiences. Work environments commonly assume prospective employees to be technologically competent. In particular, school teachers are expected to embed new technologies in their teaching. As teacher educators at Edith Cowan University mindful of these imperatives we recently trialled a Personal Audience Response System (PARS) in our education...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Evaluation; Higher education; Technology; Literacy; Students; Research; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training

Keywords: University; Technological change; Learning experience; Technological literacy; Learning process; Attitude; Teacher training; Teachers

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: HERDSA, 2009

Physical description: [11] p.

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Conference number: 32nd

Date: 2009

Place: Darwin, Northern Territory

Statement of responsibility: Terry de Jong ... [et al.]

Resource type: Conference paper

Document number: TD/TNC 97.406

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