Effect of think-pair-share in a large CS1 class: 83% sustained engagement

@inproceedings{Kothiyal2013EffectOT,
  title={Effect of think-pair-share in a large CS1 class: 83% sustained engagement},
  author={Aditi Kothiyal and Rwitajit Majumdar and Sahana Murthy and Sridhar Iyer},
  booktitle={ICER},
  year={2013}
}
Think-Pair-Share (TPS) is a classroom-based active learning strategy, in which students work on a problem posed by the instructor, first individually, then in pairs, and finally as a class-wide discussion. TPS has been recommended for its benefits of allowing students to express their reasoning, reflect on their thinking, and obtain immediate feedback on their understanding. While TPS is intended to promote student engagement, there is a need for research based evidence on the nature of this… CONTINUE READING
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  • We find that students report being highly engaged for 62% during Think phase and 70% during Pair phase.

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