Clickers, sometimes referred to as a classroom performance system, can be used in a variety of ways to increase student engagement. With clickers, instructors have the ability to assess learning, report student progress indicators and see measurable gains in retention and learning. Faculty interested in this technology may also choose to use simple polling software instead. View a quick polling software comparison.
- Provides an option for immediate feedback for both instructors and students
- Integration with Blackboard
- Can be run through PowerPoint or over the top of an application
- Polling sessions can often be created from existing materials
Costs vary for both instructor and student depending on the Clicker provider used.
Most Clicker providers will provide an instructor kit free of charge. If your Clicker provider has an integration with Blackboard, please contact Information Technology Services at 402-554-4357 or unohelpdesk.unomaha.edu for assistance.
Training Available for Faculty:
Currently UNO does not have a standardized Clicker provider. Faculty interested in using Clicker technology with their students are encouraged to contact the Clicker provider for direct support.
Common FAQs, Tutorials, and Troubleshooting:
For more FAQs, tutorials, information on troubleshooting issues please search the Information Technology Services Knowledge Base in Request Center.
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