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Developing a hierarchy of clicker use for teaching and learning from models of dialogue analysis

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Clicker technologies are used in a variety of ways in lectures with large numbers of students. This paper examines the practice of four colleagues who use (or plan to use) this technology with their students and focuses on the introduction of a number dialogue processes afforded by clicker technologies. Subsequent analysis leads to the construction of a hierarchy of the dialogue processes described and a discussion of the different theories of learning which are introduced by way of using this technology


ODonoghue, M., Jardine, R. & Rubner, G. (2010). Developing a hierarchy of clicker use for teaching and learning from models of dialogue analysis. In J. Herrington & C. Montgomerie (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 2105-2114). Toronto, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 24, 2019 from .

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