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    Using asynchronous electronic surveys to help in-class revision: a case study

    Tong, Vincent C.H. (2012) Using asynchronous electronic surveys to help in-class revision: a case study. British Journal of Educational Technology 43 (3), pp. 465-473. ISSN 0007-1013.

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    Synchronous e-voting systems (commonly known as ‘clickers’) have become increasingly popular as they can be used to enhance interactivity in lectures. Asynchronous electronic surveys (AESs), unlike these voting system, usually serve as a method of gathering feedback before or after teaching sessions. This paper describes and evaluates a project involving the use of AES with an integrated follow-up lecture in an undergraduate science module. The study shows that the AES enhanced the students' learning experience by (1) prompting them to review previously taught material and (2) providing an engaging context for teaching in the follow-up lecture. As AES can act as an effective link between module components, they can be used as a pedagogical device for improving the coherence of a curriculum. AES is, therefore, a valuable e-learning platform, especially given the growing emphasis on interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary modules in recent years.


    Item Type: Article
    School: School of Science > Earth and Planetary Sciences
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    Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2014 13:01
    Last Modified: 02 Dec 2014 13:01


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