Clicker in the life sciences (audience response systems)

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Clicker, zappers, or audience response systems (ARS) are interactive devices that are becoming more popular in the life sciences to turn for example a frontal lecture into a more interactive learning experience. Clickers enable the lecturer to ask questions and see the audience answers live on screen, allowing for immediate adjustment of content, speed, and direction.


Price estimates

  • eInstruction CPS Pulse €43 (+€150 for receiver, no software charges)
  • Qwizdom Q6 €55/$70 ()
  • TurningPoint ResponseCard RF LCD €53 (+180€ for receiver, no software charges)

Estimates are from 11-2012. Prices per response unit and rounded and academic discount where available. Companies may charge for receiver and software in addition to the clickers.


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