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More than just a quiz - how Kahoot! can help trainee teachers understand the learning process

Atherton, P (2018) More than just a quiz - how Kahoot! can help trainee teachers understand the learning process. Teacher Education Advancement Network Journal, 10 (2). pp. 29-39. ISSN 2054-5266

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Abstract

This paper evaluates the findings of a small-scale research project into how trainee teachers can use Kahoot! to help them reflect on the learning process. Kahoot! is an online collaborative learning platform - a game-based student response system (GSRS), which was launched in 2012. It is frequently used as a quiz by experienced and trainee teachers. These quizzes are frequently focused on recall and low order thinking. This paper aims to explore how teachers can design Kahoot! quizzes in a way that enables them to better understand the links between educational technologies and learning. A complementary element to the research assessed the effectiveness of Kahoot! as an example of using edtech to gather formative data and also develop their learners’ own questioning techniques. Through questionnaires, focus groups, individual interviews and Kahoot! surveys, this paper gained an insight into future areas that may be worthy of pursuit.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: edtech; education; kahoot; pedagogy; ite; assessment
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Education
Publisher: University of Cumbria
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2020 08:49
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2020 09:00
DOI or Identification number: 10.6084/m9.figshare.12102801
Editors: Atherton, P
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12711

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