While traditional lectures continue to play a role, classes can be adapted to be more in line with student-centered active learning environments. In-class interactions transform students from passive observers to active learners. They can provide a way for the teacher to receive immediate feedback about understanding, allowing for any misconceptions to be addressed immediately.
In-class interaction can be achieved with the help of technology using:
|This is best used for receiving feedback through annotation on medical images, such as pathology and anatomy images.|
|This is best used for in-class polling with real-time collation of responses.|
|(A feature of Smart Sparrow Adaptive Tutorial) It allows you to compile student responses to multiple choice or drop-down questions.|
Would you like to know more about a student-centered approach to learning? The Learning and Teaching Unit offers further information via this link: Student-centered teaching.