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Student Response Technology (Clickers) Overview

Introduction

Student Response Technology (Clickers) are an interactive tool used to do frequent, in-class educational assessment such as polling and quiz-taking.

Miami University uses TurningPoint to manage clickers. Students may use either physical clickers purchased from the bookstore, or a smartphone with the ResponseWare clicker app installed.

Capabilities, Benefits and Key Features

  • Provide learning experience
  • Enables anonymous feedback
  • Enables peer instruction and engaged learning
  • Capture and manage frequent assessment of learning
  • Security properly safeguards student data
  • Encrypted, collected data and password protection

Cost

  • ResponseCard NXT 
    • Online Purchase from Turning Technology Student Store: $40 plus S&H
    • Miami University Bookstore: ~$56
       
  • ResponseWare License (Smartphones, etc)
    • 1-year license from Turning Technology Student Store: $19.99
    • 4-year license from Turning Technology Student Store: $34.99

Additional Resources

Updated: 8/18/15