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Table 2 FGD Themes and frequencies

From: The educational value of an audience response system use in an Iraqi medical school

Caterory 1: Advantages
Subcategory Theme Frequency Students Example Qoute
A Summarizing the topic 2 S2, S4 “Summary of topics is good”
B Improving focus 5 S2, S3, S4, S7, S8 “I like it and I can pay attention”
C Thinking simulation 6 S1, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8 “we understand and ask questions”.
D Helps preparing for the exam 1 S4 “It helps study for the exam”
E Special way of learning. 2 S6, S7 “It is different from other subjects; I learn more here”
F Entertaining 6 S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S8 “We like it and it’s like playing game”
Total   22   
Caterory 2: Disadvantages
Subcategory Theme Frequency Students Example Qoute
A Time consuming 3 S1, S3, S8 We spend a lot of time and we wait for the answers
B Repetition 1 S5 Every time it is the same things we answer questions and wait until we see the answers
Total   4