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Undigested notes on Web references on Handsets and teaching with them
as part of the Interactive Lectures website)
These are undigested notes, especially URLs, related to both interactive
lectures, and handset use itself.
Leeds simple introduction.
Teaching / learning gains and methods
Home page/ list of relevant papers by him
SDI (Socratic Dialogue-Inducing) site
Hake on Interactive-engagement methods: the meta-analysis
Hake,R.R. (1998a) "Interactive-engagement versus traditional methods: A
six-thousand-student survey of mechanics test data for introductory physics
courses" Am.J.Physics vol.66 no.1 pp.64-74
Hake on Interactive-engagement methods: more details about implementation
Shapiro, Rutgers, SRS
year chemistry at Berkeley
A short article on Mazur and his method
Another short article on Mazur and his method
IBM study of this stuff, stored by CPS.
APF study of this stuff, stored by CPS.
Eric Mazur project site
group education research
Mazur's key book:
PEER INSTRUCTION: A User's Manual
by Eric Mazur ISBN 0-13-565441-6
Series in Educational Innovation, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 ©1997
Amherst group on (interactive) physics teaching especially
this, and their
There are some papers from MIT who have been using PRS a bit - papers are from
the American Society of Engineering Education conferences:
This work is part of the MIT CDIO initiative:
and also involves others - in particular Swedish institutions who we also have
been told use PRS:
Social Policy and social work LTSN / Bristol
David Williams Tuesday May 21, 2002 The Guardian
Gerard Seenan January 04 2000 The Guardian
Tuesday January 11, 2000 The Guardian
J.Smith (2001) Dialogue and interaction in a classroom environment
(Final year research project, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath).
Supervised by Nick Vaughan
An undergraduate project that did a study on potential use,
comparing PRS, Classtalk, and CPS.
University of Liverpool
PRS or handset or equipment refs:
Postal Address: Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath .
He is said to have done a report comparing different handset technologies,
and CPS in particular.
A mention of this.
PRS site, and updated software
Short note "How to PRS"
the Respondex Palm system
the software-only version of PRS from Cue*s US company
Banxia: New software?
Dufresne, R.J. et al.(1996)
Classtalk, A Classrom Communication System for Active Learning
Journal of Computing in Higher Education vol.7 pp.3-47
Irving, A. et al. (2000)
Use of Information Technology in Exam Revision
4th International CAA Conference
Nicholls, J., (1999)
The Web between Lectures and Self-Managed Learning
3rd International CAA Conference
The Learning Benefits of Questions
B. Shneiderman, M. Alavi, K. Norman, and E. Borkowski. Windows of
Opportunity in the Electronic Classroom.
Communications of the ACM, 38(11):19-24, Nov. 1995.
Meltzer, David E. and Kandiah Manivannan. "Transforming the Lecture Hall
Environment: The Fully Interactive Physics Lecture," American Journal of
Physics 70:6, pp. 639-654. June 2002.
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