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  • 1. Reasons to use it in your classroom
    Clicker Technology
  • 2. Add Clicker Technology to your classroom to get
    your entire class involved
    Instead of getting an answer from one student…
  • 3. What is a Clicker?
    “the simplest remote personal response systems that resemble pared-down TV remote control units, and they work in the same way”
     http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7002.pdf
  • 4. Student Response System
    • A small, portable receiving station is placed in the front of the class to collect and record student responses.
    http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7002.pdf
  • 5. Responses are Recorded and Displayed
    Students enter the answer
    using their own
    personal clicker – the results of the entire
    class are displayed on the screen.
  • 6.
    • Improve attentiveness
    • 7. Increase knowledge retention
    • 8. Poll anonymously
    • 9. Track individual responses
    • 10. Display polling results immediately
    • 11. Create an interactive and fun learning environment
    • 12. Confirm audience understanding of key points immediately
    • 13. Gather data for reporting and analysis
    Benefits of Using Clickers:
  • 14. Don’t Just Lecture…
    Use lecture and student interaction
    to increase information retention
  • 15. Want To Know What Student Think?
    • Clicker technology gives you a way to poll students anonymously and quickly which allows for less time working on concepts that are already understood.
    • 16. Also allows students to compare what they know to the rest of the class
    • 17. Interaction is fun, students are more involved
  • Lets See How a Clicker Works
    • You can give the class a question and ask for each student to use the clicker to log their answer.
    • 18. The students “click” the corresponding button on their personal clicker which corresponds with the answer they have chosen.
    • 19. Once all students have logged their answers, the results will show on the screen for the class to review.
    Lets give it a try…
  • 20. Pick the Correct Answer
    How many days of the year does Las Vegas experience sunshine?
  • Question Results
    The Clicker Records the answers of the class – this shows that 72% of the class
    got the answer correct.
  • 25. Sources for Presentation
    Information was retrieved from the following sites:
     
    http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7002.pdf According to Educause Learning Initiative
     http://www.lifescied.org/cgi/content/full/6/1/9
    www.calvin.edu/~dsc8/clickers.htm