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Utilizing iClickers in Your Classroom
Edward Jacobs Jr., Senior Educational Technologist
Academic Affairs – Educational Technology Center
[email protected] (303-556-3600)
Let’s Get Started
• Please press the Power Button on your clicker and
you should have a blue light glowing for power.
If you press any other buttons, the vote status light will
display red until voting has been started by the
instructor.
First Question:
What is your level of experience with clickers
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A – I have taught with clickers
B – I have had some experience with clickers
C – I have seen a clicker before
D – I have heard of clickers
E – What is a clicker?
Clue: There is no right answer
Today’s Agenda
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Metro State’s Implementation
Uses of clickers in the classroom
Non-classroom use of clickers (Faculty Senate)
What do you need to get started (demo)
Additional Resources
Metro State Implementation
• Spring 2011
– 1192 Clickers ordered (1038 purchased)
– 24 Courses (AES, CJC, GEL, HES, NUT, PHY)
• Student Purchases
• Faculty Instructor Kits
• Departmental owned clickers
• Training resources
Question # 2:
Metropolitan State College was founded in ___?
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A – 1962
B – 1963
C – 1964
D – 1965
E – 1966
Clue: The Beatles perform the first stadium concert in the
history of rock.
Uses of clickers in the classroom
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Foster class discussion and create interactivity
Increase class participation
Take class temperature after a mini-lecture
Attendance points
Quizzes and/or exams
Non-Classroom Usage
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2-3 Meetings
Paper Ballots
Recounts
Tallying and Data
Analysis
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1 Meeting (77 Senators)
40 Second Votes
Easily convert votes to
Mean Scores in Excel.
Source: http://www.mscd.edu/senate/
What do you need to get started
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Obtain a iClicker Base
(Optional) Download blackboard roster
Students Register iClickers
Sync Web iClicker Registrations
Start Clicking!
How familiar are you with Photographic F-Stops?
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A – Fully Understand F-stops
B – I think I understand F-stops
C – I am confident in using F-Stops
D – F-stops What?
Clue: The Beatles perform the first stadium concert in the
history of rock.
Which F-Stop would you use in a dark gym
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A – F 0.0
B – F 2.8
C – F 16
D – F 32
Additional Resources
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Educause's 7 Things you should know
http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7002.pdf
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Transforming Student Learning with Classroom
Clickershttp://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERB0403.pdf
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UBuffalo –
Questionshttp://ubtlc.buffalo.edu/clickers/DesigningClickerQuestions/CITpresentatio
nClickerQuestions.pdf
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Designing Questions
http://www.nau.edu/d-elearn/support/tutorials/clickers/designingQuestions.php
Questions?
Edward Jacobs Jr
Senior Educational Technologist
Academic Affairs – Educational Technology Center
Metropolitan State College of Denver
303-556-3600
[email protected]
http://www.mscd.edu/iclicker
Presentation: http://www.mscd.edu/iclicker/elcc2011.ppt

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