CLICKERS

 

Classroom Response Systems (“Clickers”) are handheld devices that can be used to solicit student feedback and encourage further discussion in the class. MacPherson Institute has a teaching set of clickers that instructors may borrow to see if this technology would be useful in their classes.

Support Information

If you have any questions, feedback, or would simply like more information about clickers, please email:support.avenue@cll.mcmaster.ca

Articles

  1. Bruff, Derek. Classroom Response System Web Site with extensive and up-to-date bibliography
  2. Crouch, Catherine H & Mazur, Eric, Peer Instruction: Ten Years of Experience and Results, American Journal of Physics (2001).
  3. Silverthorn, Dee (University of Texas-Austin) Classroom Performance System Web Page
  4. University of Colorado Science Education Initiative & University of British Columbia Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative. (2009). Clicker resource guide: An instructor’s guide to the effective use of personal response systems (clickers) in teaching.
  5. Zhu, Erping. Teaching with Clickers. Center for Research on Learning and Teaching Occasional Papers, University of Michigan.