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.

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  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.