More than just an attendance checker, i>clicker can be used for knowledge checks, gathering opinions, conversation starters, and other active learning. Students who are reluctant to raise their hand or participate in class are provided with an alternative means of having a voice in class.
Once purchased, an i>clicker hand held device is good for any class using i>clickers at SDSU. REEF, the mobile version of i>clicker, costs less than $10 per semester and can be used in an infinite number of classes.
Features and Benefits
- i>clicker can be used to actively engage students in a variety of higher level learning activities.
- i>clicker is integrated with the Blackboard Learning Management System.; i.e. grades can easily be uploaded into the Grade Center.
- i>clicker generates reports showing how students answered each question. And i>clicker scores can be exported to Excel for additional manual grade manipulation.
Getting Started Questions
How do I run an i>clicker session? – Once software is configured, simply press the “A” button on the remote or the start arrow on the session polling toolbar.
How do I get the list of students in my class into i>clicker? – Once your course is set up, click on “Gradebook” and then “Sync Roster” to obtain a list of students; the list tells you whether each student has a registered a clicker.
How do I upload grades to Blackboard? – Enter your i>clicker course, click “Gradebook” and then “Sync Score” to upload grades.
For more in-depth information, please visit clicker.sdsu.edu.