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‘Backchannel’ Tools Let Students Ask Questions Anonymously. And That Brings More Voices. (EdSurge)

"For nearly four decades, Perry Samson didn’t see many students’ hands raised in his large lecture courses."—Source: EdSurge

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

For more introverted students, asking questions out-loud in a lecture hall full of their peers is too much. Thankfully, technology can help. This professor created a tool that lets students ask questions anonymously and receive answers in real-time.