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Experience IT: Engaging students with mobile devices

Thursday, October 25 12:15 - 1:15pm Belk Library 102 Register

Dr. Jim Barbour, economics professor at Elon, is leveraging student-owned mobile devices in a variety of ways. Using software called LectureTools, Dr. Barbour combines PowerPoint presentations with student notes assistant, advanced clickers (classroom response systems), a Twitter-type backchannel for student questions, and a class confusion barometer. At this session, Dr. Barbour will demonstrate how he uses LectureTools and discuss the advantages it gives him and his students over traditional lectures. 

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