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Supporting active learning in an undergraduate geotechnical engineering course using group-based audience response systems quizzes

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  • The Use Of Audience Response Systems (Arss) Or ‘Clickers’ In Higher Education Has Increased Over
  • Predominantly Owing To Their Ability To Actively Engage Students
  • For Promoting Individual And Group Learning
  • And For Providing Instantaneous Feedback To Students And Teachers
  • This Paper Describes How Group-Basedarsquizzes Have Been Integrated Into An Undergraduate Civil Engi
  • Overall
  • Thearssummary Quizzes Were Very Well Received By The Students
  • Feedback Obtained From The Students Indicates That The Majority Believed The Group-Based Quizzes Wer
  • Which Helped To Improve Their Understanding Of Course Materials
  • Encouraged Self-Assessment
  • And Assisted Preparation For Their Summative Examination
  • Providing Students With Clickers Does Not
  • However
  • Necessarily Guarantee The Class Will Be Engaged With The Activity
  • If An Ars Activity Is To Be Successful
  • Careful Planning And Design Must Be Carried Out And Modifications Adopted Where Necessary
  • Which Should Be Informed By The Literature And Relevant Student Feedback
  • Design
  • Economics


Queen's University Belfast | Undergraduate Prospectus For Entry 2014 | Section 2 |A-Z of Degrees The A–Z of Degrees 2 BSc Honours Accounting 3 yrs (N400) Accounting with French 4 yrs (N4R1) Accounting with Spanish 4 yrs (N4R4) Economics and Accounting (see Economics entry) The Subject Accounting is concerned with the provision of economic information for both internal and external organisational stakeholders. The undergraduate Accounting degrees at Queen's are designed primarily for students who intend to enter the accounting profession and as such contain considerable practical content, as well as essential theory in the various specialisations of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Auditing, Taxation and Finance. Content The Single Honours Accounting degree comprises compulsory modules together with optional modules available in the School. The compulsory modules are: Year 1 Accounting Information Systems Economics 1 Introduction to Legal Study and Basic Contract Law Introductory Accounting 1 Introductory Accounting 2 Statistical Methods Year 2 Financial Accounting Financial Decision-making Financial Market Theory Management Accounting Managerial Behaviour Year 3 Advanced Financial Accounting Advanced Management Accounting Auditing and Accountability Law of Business Organisations Taxation Students studying Accounting with a Modern Language substitute two core language modules each year for some of those above. For details of the Economics and Accounting degree, please see the Economics entry on page 92. UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2014 | Queen’s University Belfast | Q75 QBELF50 A Accounting Entrance Requirements Accounting A-level: AAB/AAA + GCSE Mathematics grade B. Accounting with a Modern Language A-level: AAB/AAA + GCSE Mathematics grade B. For French option: normally A-level French or AS-level French grade B. For Spanish option: normally A-level Spanish or AS-level Spanish grade B or GCSE Spanish grade B or evide

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