Personal Response Systems (clickers and others)
CWSEI Clicker Resources: from the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative (CWSEI) at the University of British Columbia. Includes the Clicker Resource Guide below and links to videos, articles, and examples.
Clicker Resource Guide: a general guide to when and how to use clickers in the classroom.
Files from Cam Symons:
STEPS FOR USING TURNING POINT (MS Word)
Writing Questions for Personal Response Systems
Tips for Using Physical Clickers
Clickers in the Classroom: An active leaning approach from EDUCAUSE. Scroll down to the second paragraph after the link to Table 2. You will find suggestions for “Best Practices for Implementing Clickers in the Classroom”. These are 18 great tips or suggestions for using clickers.
Getting Started with TurningPoint: from Turning Point Technologies
7 Things You Should Know about Clickers: from EDUCAUSE
Clickers in the College Classroom: (5:51 minute video) from Western Washington University.
Michael Charette’s Clickers Presentation: from December 11, 2014 in BB Theatre A
Managing Physical Clickers
Tips for Using Clickers in the Classroom: practical tips from the University of Saskatchewan
University of Manitoba iClicker Registration Process: for Physics class
Alternatives to Physical Clickers
Socrative.com: free software allows students to use laptops, phones, and tablets to enter responses to instructor questions or problems.
Top Hat.com: Students pay a fee, free for teachers
PollEverywhere: classroom response system using personal devices, watch the 1:00 minute video on the home page
Kahoot: a game-based classroom response system
InfuseLearning: a classroom response system using tablets, watch the 3:55 minute video on the home page
Examples of Using Personal Response Systems in the classroom
Eric Mazur demonstrating using ConcepTests: (8:21 minute video )
SEI Videos from the University of BC: Links to many videos of interactive classes in Science and Math.