Clicker Apps In the Classroom

Posted: October 1, 2010 in Uncategorized

It was only a matter of time before we witnessed the evolution of the clicker. We now have several app options for clickers on all kinds of mobile devices and computers.
What is a clicker? A clicker is basically a device used for gathering data or information from a group of people. For example a group of teachers or students. The information results of a question or poll can then be displayed back to the group in the form of a chart or graph. One of the greatest benefits of the clicker is the results are often instantaneous!

Check out some examples.

ECLICKER
Developed for smartphones and laptops, eClicker leverages the hardware already in the hands of many students providing a low cost polling solution for the classroom. All you need to get started is the eClicker Host app running on an iOS device, a Wi-Fi network, and students with internet-enabled devices to participate.

Features
- Wi-Fi based classroom response system for up to 64 clients*
- Students can participate with any internet-enabled device
- Edit questions on your computer or iOS device
- Add images to questions or draw your own
- Share question sets with other teachers via Bluetooth**
- Poll questions one-at-a-time or back-to-back
- Review historical polling data and email reports

ResponseWare™ -a revolutionary new response system – is a web-based polling application that lets participants use the devices they use most – their mobile devices and computers. Participants using smartphones, laptops and other Internet-connected devices can respond in real-time to interactive polling questions. Results are immediately transferred through data plans to our response software.
Presenters can ask not only multiple choice, but also alphanumeric, multiple response, short answer and essay questions. Whether you’re across the room or across the globe, respond in real-time with the power of ResponseWare. BlackBerry® smartphone and Apple iPhone™ users can even download ResponseWare applications that take advantage of device functionality.

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