Interactive Response Systems (IRS) Socrative Application Sample


  •  Bilge Aslan    
  •  Hasan Seker    

Abstract

In globally developing education system, technology has made instructional improved in many ways. One of these improvements is the Interactive Response Systems (IRS) that are applied in classroom activities. Therefore, it is “smart” to focus on interactive response systems in learning environment. This study was conducted aiming to focus on using Socrative application as a feedback agent among IRSs. The study mainly focused on how could Socrative program as a smart feedback agent be effective in fostering students’ learning. Additionally, students’ responses were examined to have an overall sense of a digitally supported learning period. The study was designed on action research. The research was conducted with 53 junior year students who were prospective teachers in different fields at the same time. In order to obtain, 11 item-survey was developed by the researchers to realize how Socrative program could contribute to reinforce learning in detail. Besides, unsystematic interviews on program’s strong and weak aspects were maintained. The results indicated Socrative program as a feedback agent could be benefited in learning process thanks to its accessibility, immediateness, and continuous interaction. The results also revealed that participants of the study perceived the program positively and attended the course more motivated. The study also reflected that students as prospective teachers more eagerly participated in digitally supported than traditionally maintained instructional activities.



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  • Issn(Print): 1927-5250
  • Issn(Onlne): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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Google-based Impact Factor (2017): 2.87

h-index (February 2018): 13

i10-index (February 2018): 29

h5-index (February 2018): 11

h5-median (February 2018): 20

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