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ERIC Number: EJ898968
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0099-1333
Laser Pointers: Low-Cost, Low-Tech Innovative, Interactive Instruction Tool
Zdravkovska, Nevenka; Cech, Maureen; Beygo, Pinar; Kackley, Bob
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v36 n5 p440-444 Sep 2010
This paper discusses the use of laser pointers at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Library, University of Maryland, College Park, as a personal response system (PRS) tool to encourage student engagement in and interactivity with one-shot, lecture-based information literacy sessions. Unlike more sophisticated personal response systems like clickers, laser pointers are low-cost and low-tech, but comparable in increasing student engagement. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Maryland