Automated classroom response systems: Implications for sexuality education and research

Christopher Micheal Fisher

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Since the time of Kinsey, sexuality education courses in colleges across the country have drawn large numbers of co-eds to their rosters. As educators move beyond discussions about the facts of anatomy, physiology, and biology, they increasingly look to technological advances to further the art of teaching. Taking a conversational approach to sexuality education, the author discusses a new technology, Automated Classroom Response Systems (ACRS), which can be used to stimulate conversations on sensitive and controversial topics in large (100+) classrooms. Areview of implementation strategies and technical considerations of ACRS technology follows. A final note on the potential for sexuality research with large survey samples concludes the essay.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-31
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Sexuality Education
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 27 2006


  • Abortion
  • Dialogical method
  • Educational technology
  • Male circumcision
  • Pedagogy
  • Same-sex marriage
  • Sexuality education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education


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