The Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching offers an opportunity for academic staff, students, academic librarians and staff at the University of Calgary and the wider academic community to share, critically examine and build on our collective knowledge of teaching and learning.
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We explore the potential of using quick response (QR) code sheets a tool for formative assessment, feedback, as well as a way to increase class engagement, student participation, and retention. The procedure was designed to allow for in-time learning, development of skills associated with science literacy, and improvement of communication abilities. Data collected by the authors in multiple classes show not only a strong correlation between students’ engagement in the activity and their final grade but also demonstrate an overwhelming positive attitude towards the process.