Students Prefer Audience Response System for Lecture Evaluation

Joseph W Turban

Abstract


Objectives: Student evaluation of courses is an important component of overall course evaluation. The extent of student participation in the evaluation may be related to the ease of the evaluation process. The standard evaluation format is a paper form. This study examines medical students preference of utilizing Audience Response System compared to a paper method.
Methods: Following several medical school lectures, students were queried if they preferred Audience Response System versus a paper method, and if they would prefer using Audience Response System more for future course evaluations.
Results: 391 students were queried. Overall response rate was 94%. Using a five point Likert scale, 299 out of 361 (82%) responded they agreed, or strongly agreed with the statement ?We should use ARS more. . .

Keywords


technology;assessment;evaluation

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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