Utilizing a Student Response System (Poll Everywhere) with Dr. Simon Ruchti

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In this episode, Dr. Simon Ruchti joins us to talk about his use of a student response system, Poll Everywhere, in his classes to enhance discussions and increase student engagement.

Hosted by Jessica Drass and Madison Steinbrenner

Research / Theory Connection:

Eng, N. (2017). Teaching College: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students. Norman Eng.

Gauci, S. A., Dantas, A. M., Williams, D. A., & Kemm, R. E. (2009) Promoting student-centered active learning in lectures with a personal response system. Advances in Physiology Education, 33(1), 60-71. https://doi.org/10.1152/advan.00109.2007

Show Notes:

If you are a faculty member at WCU who is interested in obtaining a Poll Everywhere presenter license, contact Jessica Drass at jdrass@wcupa.edu. WCU-specific Poll Everywhere resources can be found on the Poll Everywhere page of our website.

The acronym “FYE” is used several times throughout the conversation. This refers to the First Year Experience program here at WCU.

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