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April 15, 2005

Teaching tip

One way to check your students' understanding of class materials is to ask for response to multiple-choice questions after a content presentation. A problem or question can be posed, with students answering individually or as small groups. Electronic personal response systems ("clickers") can tabulate responses instantly. Low-tech response methods -- color-coded or lettered placards or even a show of hands -- also can help obtain quick feedback.


Presentation by David Meltzer, ISU physics and astronomy