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Teaching Toolbox Series: Using "Plickers" To Increase Engagement And Learning, Sarah Grison Feb 2018

Teaching Toolbox Series: Using "Plickers" To Increase Engagement And Learning, Sarah Grison

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This slide presentation for the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Learning at Parkland College shares the virtues of plickers with faculty and provides resources for how to begin using them in class.


Evidence-Based Teaching And Learning: Putting The Results Of Psychological Research To Work In Our Classrooms, Sarah Grison Feb 2015

Evidence-Based Teaching And Learning: Putting The Results Of Psychological Research To Work In Our Classrooms, Sarah Grison

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

If our pedagogical solutions are based on research they will have a high impact on student learning! Using evidence-based teaching methods will help student read and comprehend text, engage students in the classroom and with course materials, and improve student performance on tests. Methods addressed include assigning reading activities, repeated testing, and student response systems.