Photos: Clickers in the classroom

Photos: Clickers in the classroom

Summary: Gadgets called "clickers" are giving teachers and students alike instant feedback on how well lectures are sinking in.

TOPICS: Hardware

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  • Clickers

    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.

  • Student response system

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

Topic: Hardware

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