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Poster 9

Get those phones out: let’s see what you have learnt so far? Using in class polling in seminars to promote student exam success on a large scale postgraduate law course.

Veronica Lachkovic - Senior Lecturer  | City Law School

Snigdha Nag - Senior Lecturer  | City Law School

Dominic Pates | Senior Educational Technologist | LEaD

Introduction to in class polling – e-learning, bring-your-own-device technique

What is in class polling, how can it be done, what are the benefits

Educational context – who we are and what we teach, how it is assessed

Postgraduate legal skills course, learning a highly technical and detailed knowledge subject (civil litigation), promoting student success in a subject which is examined by a central exam board with a current national fail rate of 33%

Use of Poll Everywhere – the how and why (pedagogically, pragmatically and practically)

Reviewing elements of the pedagogical literature, how you use Poll Everywhere and its differences from other systems, technological barriers and challenges

What we learned – good practice from a pedagogical perspective, the results of our evaluation, the wider educational application

What we have learned about good practice, what our students said in the focus groups, interpreting the data from our evaluative quiz, how this could be taken forward on other educational contexts, what will be next on the BPTC


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