Dealing with a large class? Technology can help: Tablet computer develops material as you go and records entire lecture. Students who miss class can watch the lecture online and then come in with questions.
TABLET COMPUTERS use a pen to
write on the screen during a
lecture presentation. Record the entire
Lecture: video of screen + voice .
ONLINE HOMEWORK (OWL) serves to:
Give automatically graded
Provide 1st-level tutorial help
Act as a mastery system
Provide students an indication
of their progress and
randomized study examples
Provide you data on:
- student progress
- time spent working on HW
- warning reports of all
students below a
- quick communication with
groups of students
based on progress
PowerPoint saves the handwritten notes made on slides. You can post both original and annotated versions.
Student response is highly favorable.
Question: How does this method of
lecture delivery compare with normal
CLICKERS use student-held response
devices where they “vote” on
questions you ask.
Quick check on understanding
Keeping class attention
Getting student opinions
Drive class discussions
Producing and posting a recorded
lecture takes about 30 minutes of
computer time, but only ~2 minutes
Students were asked (via clickers)
which aspects of the course best
helped them learn the material.
Homework was found most useful;
the physical textbook least useful.
Examples at: http://employees.oneonta.edu/viningwj/chem111