Clickers in Quantitative Methods Courses

turningpoint_responsecard.jpgProfessor Tivnan integrated closed-question PowerPoint slides into his curriculum. These touchpoint moments were designed to gauge students' understanding while also providing the opportunity for everyone in the large class to"speak." With the help of clicker technology, each student could weigh in on the questions and Professor Tivnan could adjust his teaching based on the real-time response data.

Teaching Challenge: 

At an enrollment of over 125, covering content unfamiliar to many incoming HGSE students, Professor Terry Tivnan was looking for a way to keep his courses engaging and ensure that students were understanding the material he was presenting.

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