The Response Systems in the Student’s Learning/Teaching Process - A Case Study in a Portuguese School

Paula Azevedo, Maria João Ferreira


Over the past few years there has been a large investment in information and communication technologies applied in the teaching/learning process. In this context the response systems appear as an innovative tool associated with different methods and strategies. Response systems are technological products designed to support communication and interactivity, generating enormous potential when applied in the teaching/learning process. The student motivation increases when this technology is used leading to a greater participation and consequently to a better and faster acquisition of concepts. Collaborative and cooperative attitudes between student/student, student/teacher and student/class are increased when response system are used in the context of the classroom. The use of response systems and their implications for the teaching/learning process are some of the challenges that teachers are facing nowadays as a driving agent in the implementation of this technology at school. This article examines the use of response systems in the student’s learning/teaching process, exploring their use in a Portuguese school.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Azevedo P. and Ferreira M. (2014). The Response Systems in the Student’s Learning/Teaching Process - A Case Study in a Portuguese School . In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-029-1, pages 79-86. DOI: 10.5220/0004874700790086

in Bibtex Style

author={Paula Azevedo and Maria João Ferreira},
title={The Response Systems in the Student’s Learning/Teaching Process - A Case Study in a Portuguese School},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - The Response Systems in the Student’s Learning/Teaching Process - A Case Study in a Portuguese School
SN - 978-989-758-029-1
AU - Azevedo P.
AU - Ferreira M.
PY - 2014
SP - 79
EP - 86
DO - 10.5220/0004874700790086