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Clicker, zappers, or audience response systems 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.
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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.
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=== See also ===
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audience_response Wikipedia: Audience response]
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* [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2576416/ Cain and Robinson's 2008 review on clickers]
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* [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1810208/ Oldish comparison of 6 clicker systems from 2007]
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* [http://www.polleverywhere.com/ars-comparison Clicker comparison by a web service that does online polling itself]
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* [http://cft.vanderbilt.edu/teaching-guides/technology/clickers/ Clicker information page by Vanderbilt]

Revision as of 07:08, 16 November 2012

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.

See also