Introduction to Clickers

Open only to: UWM Faculty, Teaching Academic Staff, and Teaching Assistants

This workshop covers both technical and pedagogical aspects of learning and using TurningPoint ‘clickers’ (also known as Student Response Systems, or SRS) in a 2-hour session. Examples of ‘best clicker practices’ in the classroom are included.

SRS allow instructors to integrate questions into their PowerPoint presentations; students send feedback through a handheld wireless response unit (or clicker). Used effectively, they have the potential to transform traditionally-passive large lecture classes into stimulating interactive classes.

Optional: Additional assistance is available for 30 minutes after this session.

Please note that all workshop participants MUST already be familiar with PowerPoint.

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