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Audience Response Systems

Scope Note: 
When used during classroom instruction, audience response system technologies allow students to respond to instructor questions using wireless handheld devices. Typically, questions and results are displayed using presentation & projection technologies; results may also be stored in databases and integrated learning systems. Educational uses include, but are not limited to, formative assessment, facilitating learner engagement, keeping attendance records, monitoring comprehension, and data collection.
Category: Information/Communications Systems
Use this term instead of
Classroom Response Systems
Student Response Systems
Related Terms
Audience Analysis
Classroom Communication
Classroom Techniques
Computer Assisted Testing
Educational Technology
Evaluation Methods
Feedback (Response)
Formative Evaluation
Handheld Devices
Learner Engagement
Synchronous Communication
Added to ERIC: 6/25/2012