Interact with your audience

During the first Learning Link we have tested out our new audience response systems. It allows audiences to participate in presentations by submitting response to interactive questions using a handheld device. Charts and graphs are displayed in real-time which generates interesting input for rich discussion. In order to integrate this completely in the pedagogical approach of activities  we will need to explore best practices for using them effectively to enhance interaction, engagement and learning.

One of the main challenges will be the diversification of the multiple choice questions. Feel free to add suggestions for what kind of questions or variations on MC questions can be asked to the audience.

For an overview on potential application at ITC-ILO we refer to the following presentation.

Further reading

Clickers in the classroom. An active learning approach

CRS. About Clickers

Project Implicit. Experiment and tests from Harvard University on Gender, Nationality, Religion, Age, …


  1. Estevez Antonio
    Posted December 10, 2009 at 12:49 pm | Permalink

    Existe el sitema también en español ??.- Gracias por la respuesta

  2. Posted January 8, 2010 at 5:12 pm | Permalink

    hay varios. Un ejemplo:

  3. Tom Wambeke
    Posted January 27, 2010 at 11:23 am | Permalink

    Thanks Johanne for the following tip from Harvard. Sample cases of how you can combine experiments on Gender, Nationality, Relgion, etc. The sample questions can be used with the audience response systems in order to conscious/subconscious divergences in people’s minds

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