The Effect of Audience Response Systems on Adult Learning: Evidence-Based Rationale and Audience Response Systems Implementation Guide

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This article has been listed as a reference in 25 publications (ResearchGate, 2021). Abstract:
Although study results differ with regard to the actual attention span of adult learners, an experienced educator knows when it’s time to vary the pace or introduce interactive teaching techniques.
Clickers can be effectively introduced at key points in a lecture to assess comprehension, stimulate discussion, and re-engage the students. Clickers are an effective method of increasing active learning.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalJournal of Physician Assistant Education
StatePublished - Jan 2012


  • Clickers
  • audience response system
  • teaching techniques


  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Methods
  • Higher Education
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development
  • Medical Education

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