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Mark Stoner: I like Scott's idea of using MC items for homework. I use MC quizzes to prod students to study basic reading material. (They respond to the evaluation code in ways that other means of encouragement don't, it seems.) However, I will consider making the quizzes "homework" and see if I can get more lea...
Scott Farrand: I want to broach another topic related to MC items. Although I do not use MC items on tests, I make extensive use of them for homework, where they can serve a very different role. On a test, items are used to see what students know and can do. Homework items should help students to learn. These...
Scott Farrand: I don’t use MC items in my tests, but I have 8 years of experience as a writer for the Entry Level Math (ELM) test for the California State University system. When I started teaching I used MC items sparingly, but I noticed something strange. The students who did very well on the rest of a tes...
EunMi Cho: I have used clickers only for conference presentations, not in classes with my students yet. My limited experience has been positive!...
Kimo Ah Yun: I have used clickers for several years and have found them very useful in my large classes (over 100 students). Please come to the Center for Teaching and Learning (Library 4026) at Sacramento State if you would like a demonstration or simply want to talk about their effect of student engagement in ...
Joël Dubois: What a great site! Thanks for putting it together....