Clickers in the classroom

Clickers in the classroom

Summary: Students returning to school this fall may have a new item on their list of supplies--a handheld clicker.

SHARE:
TOPICS: Hardware
0

 |  Image 2 of 3

  • Thumbnail 1
  • Thumbnail 2
  • Thumbnail 3
  • Clickers in the classroom

    Students click their way through a quiz using handheld devices that wirelessly relay responses to questions to an instructor's laptop. "Clickers," as they are becoming known, are appearing in hundreds of colleges and universities around the country as teachers try to appeal to a generation raised on computers and cell phones.

  • Clickers in the classroom

    This student response system from the Interwrite division of GTCO CalComp uses the same technology as a TV remote control.

  • Clickers in the classroom

    Another clicker made by eInstruction, a company in Denton, Texas. This one uses radio frequency to transmit responses and sells for around $12 at some student bookstores. The reciever for this particular device can gather up to 1,000 responses in seven seconds.

Topic: Hardware

Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.

Related Stories

Talkback

0 comments
Log in or register to start the discussion