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Clickers or audience response systems are tools used to rapidly measure and analyze an audience's response to a poll.
 
Clickers or audience response systems are tools used to rapidly measure and analyze an audience's response to a poll.
  
At the University of Wyoming, Cooperative Extension Service, we primarily use [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/ Turning Technologies] audience response systems. It is available for both PCs and Macs.
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At the University of Wyoming Extension, we primarily use [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/ Turning Technologies] audience response systems. It is available for both PCs and Macs.
  
 
Audience response systems typically are software applications which capture responses from electronic devices. The ARS software will normally provide instructors with the ability to add special slides to PowerPoint. Depending on the vendor other options are available.
 
Audience response systems typically are software applications which capture responses from electronic devices. The ARS software will normally provide instructors with the ability to add special slides to PowerPoint. Depending on the vendor other options are available.
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* [http://www.slideshare.net/rnja8c/using-clickers-in-the-classroom-posted Using Clickers in the Classroom]
 
* [http://www.slideshare.net/rnja8c/using-clickers-in-the-classroom-posted Using Clickers in the Classroom]
 
* [http://www4.uwm.edu/ltc/srs/faculty/best_practices.cfm Best Practices]
 
* [http://www4.uwm.edu/ltc/srs/faculty/best_practices.cfm Best Practices]
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* [http://cnx.org/content/m26449/latest/ Using clickers in the classroom -- Writing effective questions]
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* [http://www.wku.edu/teaching/booklets/clickers.html Clicking with Clickers: Questioning Effectively]
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* [http://campustechnology.com/articles/2008/09/using-classroom-clickers-to-engage-every-student.aspx Using Classroom Clickers To Engage Every Student]
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* [http://theactiveclass.com/2010/07/21/common-challenges-in-using-clickers-aaptsm10/ Common challenges in using clickers]
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* [http://www.sandiego.edu/cee/programs/events/technologypresentations/Laumakis_Clickers.pdf Clickers: Using Classroom Response Systems to Enhance Student Learning]
  
 
====Clickerless Polling Systems====
 
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* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/producttraining/presentations/ TurningPoint Presentations]
 
* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/producttraining/presentations/ TurningPoint Presentations]
 
* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/producttraining/webinar-archives/ TurningPoint Archived Webinars]
 
* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/producttraining/webinar-archives/ TurningPoint Archived Webinars]
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* [http://derekbruff.com/teachingwithcrs/?p=771 Using Clickers to Engage Students in the Classroom]
  
 
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Clickers (Audience Response Systems)

Release status: new

Description Clickers or audience response systems are tools used to rapidly measure and analyze an audience's response to a poll..
Author(s) Stan Skrabut (skrabutTalk)
Email Stan Skrabut
Location Room 120
University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture
Phone 307-766-3722
Last Updated 1 February, 2011


Contents

[edit] Description

Clickers or audience response systems are tools used to rapidly measure and analyze an audience's response to a poll.

At the University of Wyoming Extension, we primarily use Turning Technologies audience response systems. It is available for both PCs and Macs.

Audience response systems typically are software applications which capture responses from electronic devices. The ARS software will normally provide instructors with the ability to add special slides to PowerPoint. Depending on the vendor other options are available.

Here are the software downloads for both PC and Mac for Turning Technologies

[edit] Essential Requirements

The Turning Technologies clickers will work on a Mac or PC computer with a USB port. You must also have the Turning Technologies receiver and transmitters (clickers). TurningPoint response can also be capture from mobile devices and laptops with ResponseWare.

[edit] Software

Software for both Windows and the Mac can be found at the TurningPoint upgrade site.

[edit] Learning resources information

[edit] Reading List

Here are a number of articles and books worth reading on the use of clickers.

[edit] Key Web links

[edit] Guides and Beginner Instructions

Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand clickers and their capabilities.

[edit] Education

Here are a number of great ideas for using clickers in a education environment.

[edit] Clickerless Polling Systems

Here are a number of great ways that you poll an audience without clickers.

[edit] Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use the TurningPoint response systems.

[edit] References