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Author Rowell, Laurie
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
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Language English
Abstract When you look out over the sea of faces in your lecture classes, are some students focusing on laptop screens while others are working their thumbs on their cell phone pads? Imagine you could harness all that clicking as a backchannel stream tied into the lecture. In principle establishing a backchannel sounds easy. You can either set up a separate Twitter account or use a specialty application like Live Question Tool, which requires no registration and takes about a minute for the instructor to create an instance. The real question is whether a secondary stream would be a learning advantage to your students.
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-09-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal eLearn (ELERN)
Volume Number 2009
Issue Number 8


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Source: ACM Digital Library