Implementing Interactive Feedback through an Electronic Voting System

By:
Ms Michèle Dickson
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This paper will present an overview of several years of practice and reflexion on the role of an electronic voting system to teach a language (French). This light technology combines the advantage of traditional classroom learning in terms of human interaction with the benefits of immediate electronic feedback from all the participants.

The paper will show the effectiveness of such technology in promoting some of the elements considered to be necessary for successful learning, such as various forms of concurrent interaction:

- with the task (attention and awareness)

- with previous knowledge (cognitive constructivism)

- with others (peer instruction and social constructivism)

- with the tutor (reciprocal and immediate feed back)

as well as the impact of immediate and non threatening feedback both on the learners and the tutors.


Keywords: Electronic Voting, Interaction, Feedback, Learning
Stream: Technology in Education
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
Paper: Implementing Interactive Feedback through an Electronic Voting System


Ms Michèle Dickson

Head of French, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences Modern Languages Department, University of Strathclyde
UK


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