Clickers are devices that look like remote controls and allow all the students to respond to a question at the same time providing an instructor with immediate feedback. Usually the questions are multiple-choice questions. Images can be incorporated into questions. Software quickly summarizes the responses and shows the number of students who selected each answer choice. This summary can be displayed as a bar chart to the entire class and the instructor. Bowdoin uses Turning Technologies for its clicker system.
A typical clicker setup includes:
Using Clickers - Guides and video tutorials
If you would like to use clickers for your course, contact Paul Benham at email@example.com or 207-798-4359 and specify: