iClicker is a student engagement and assessment tool that is integrated in Canvas. iClicker grades are pushed to Canvas with a push of a button.

How can I use iClicker in teaching?

  • Gauging student understanding of course material via quizzing and anonymous polling
  • Assessing student preparation
  • Increasing student engagement
  • Creating instant study guides for your students based on questions posed during class
  • Delivering low-stakes quizzes
  • Taking attendance

What is unique about iClicker?

  • iClicker's flexibility allows for polling questions, quizzes and learning activities to be set up on the fly.
  • Polling questions are not entered in the iClicker system. Instructors can use existing questions without inputting them into iClicker.
  • Students can review every polling question as a study guide. You can also choose to provide students with the correct answers and control when students receive the study guide.
  • iClicker's easy setup means you have more time for teaching.
  • Instructors can take attendance more easily by asking students to check in using the app. No more attendance codes that can be easily shared via text.

Technical requirements

Students need a smart phone, tablet or laptop device to use iClicker in class. Instructors need to have the updated iClicker Cloud software on their computer.

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