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Pedagogical techniques supported by the use of student devices in teaching software engineering

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Pedagogical techniques supported by the use of student devices in teaching software engineering
This paper describes our experiences in promoting a learning environment where active student involvement and interaction, as well as openness to diversity of ideas are supported through innovative uses of technology in the classroom. In the context of an undergraduate course in software engineering, for two consecutive terms we have experimented with an existing software system for Tablet PCs that supports a set of classroom interaction styles. Our goal has been to determine if the use of the technology can increase the effectiveness of pedagogical techniques that naturally fit our instructional needs. We have found that student submissions – a style of interaction whereby the instructor poses a question written on a slide and displayed on a tablet in front of each student, then students write their answers in digital ink and submit back to the instructor – are a powerful tool for supporting the learning environment we aim to create in the classroom. We show that student submissi...
Valentin Razmov, Richard J. Anderson
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where SIGCSE
Authors Valentin Razmov, Richard J. Anderson
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