The Use of Smart Boards in Enhancing Learning and Teaching in High Education
Khalid Bingimlas, Salman bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada ISBN 978-1-939797-16-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
Abstract: This study investigate faculty members' practices for developing effective learning and teaching in high education and reported barriers in relation to the use of smart boards in Salman bin Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia. A mixed methods design that combines quantitative and qualitative data collection and analyses was utilized in this study. Results of the questionnaire statistical analysis indicate that most of the faculty members at SAU use smart board in the classroom. Most of them are used the smart board as a (white) screen to only display presentations (PowerPoint). Some of them reported using a smart board for writing and drawing lessons on it. Very few of the faculty members use smart board in student assessment, student engagement, or solving problem teaching. It seems that most of faculty members use smart boards in limited success because lack of pedagogical training, technical support and appropriate software.
Bingimlas, K. (2015). The Use of Smart Boards in Enhancing Learning and Teaching in High Education. In S. Carliner, C. Fulford & N. Ostashewski (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2015--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 598-602). Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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