March 13, 2009
Going Beyond Classroom ClickersLINKED IN WITH...
Derek Bruff, whose new book on classroom "clickers" talks about teaching dos and don'ts for student-response systems.
Clicker technology allows students to respond to questions during class using a wireless, handheld device. Instructors can then immediately view and display the results, often in the form of a poll. Mr. Bruff, an assistant director of Vanderbilt University's Center for Teaching, wrote Teaching With Classroom Response Systems (Jossey-Bass,