• María José Toledo Soto Universidad del Bío-Bío, Departamento de Estudios Generales, Concepción, Chile. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3816-8477
  • Claudio Heraldo Diaz Larenas Universidad de Concepción, Facultad de Educación, Departamento de Currículum e Instrucción, Concepción, Chile. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9024-2497



Palabras clave:

Warm-up stategy, smartphones, quizizz, class participation, univestity students


Due to the impact of the internet and technology on the millennials generation, the teaching and learning process must be integrated by both trends, as they can increase university students’ motivation as well as their levels of class participation. This integration can be achieved through potential and authentic pedagogical strategies: warm-up activities using smartphones and a technological tool called Quizizz. The objectives of this study were: 1) to identify if students increased their class participation after using quizzes and smartphones as a warm-up strategy, and 2) to explore the perceptions of the students about their level of class participation. Data were collected with the application of three instruments (the teacher's diary, a classroom map, a students' perception scale) and also a combination of a qualitative and a quantitative data analysis. The results of this study pointed out that all of the 47 participants improved their willingness to participate in class. However, their own perceptions about participation did not show any particular change. In other words, the students´ willingness to participate in class positively changed, but their own perceptions about participation remained the same before and after the application of these strategies.


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Biografía del autor/a

María José Toledo Soto, Universidad del Bío-Bío, Departamento de Estudios Generales, Concepción, Chile.

Departamento de Estudios Generales.

Claudio Heraldo Diaz Larenas, Universidad de Concepción, Facultad de Educación, Departamento de Currículum e Instrucción, Concepción, Chile.

Facultad de Educación, Departamento de Currículum e Instrucción


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2020-08-20 — Actualizado el 2021-04-01


Cómo citar

Toledo Soto, M. J., & Diaz Larenas, C. H. (2021). QUIZIZZ AND SMARTPHONES: WARM-UP STRATEGY FOR IMPROVING UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ CLASS PARTICIPATION . Chakiñan, Revista De Ciencias Sociales Y Humanidades, (13), 19–37. https://doi.org/10.37135/chk.002.13.01 (Original work published 20 de agosto de 2020)