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Audience participation has come a long way in today’s high-tech environment. With the latest interactive audience response systems (ARS), attendees can use a keypad or clicker device, or even their smartphones to provide immediate feedback to a presenter. The benefits of using the technology are numerous: It keeps attendees actively engaged in a presentation, it creates a democratic approach to discussions because the least-shy person no longer has the upper hand, and anonymity enables discreet discussions and feedback about sensitive topics. Plus, it’s a greener approach than the old paper-and-pen method, and responses are more candid because you’re gathering impressions [...] Read more
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