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- 1. Lesson Objectives 1. 2. By the end of the lesson you will be able to : Explain what is CLICKER, why it used and why it will be used. List the correct steps for taking a survey using the CLOCKER by taking a quiz
- 2. A classroom response system (sometimes called a personal response system, student response system, or audience response system). It is a set of hardware and software that facilitates teaching activities.
- 3. Clickers allow you to select anonymously an answer to multiple-choice, true/false, yes/no, numeric, and alphanumeric questions displayed by the teacher.
- 4. Clickers, or student response systems, are a technology used to promote active learning. Most research on the benefits of using clickers in the classroom has shown that students become engaged and enjoy using them. (Martyn, 2016)
- 5. Based on the responses, for example, the teacher might lead the class into group discussions. 1. A teacher poses a multiple- choice question to his or her students via an overhead or computer projector. 2. Each student submits an answer to the question using a handheld transmitter (a clicker) Software on the teachers computer collects the students answers and produces a bar chart showing how many students chose each of the answer choices. 3. 4. pixabay pixabay pixabay Senteo Clickers 010, 2013
- 6. (Allen, 2008)
- 7. Now its time to show you to navigate your CLICKER. In this video you will learn (1) How to navigate the key features
- 8. #1 Wake up your clicker with the centre silver button. #2 Press the silver button once again to begin the test. (You will receive a "Welcome"
- 9. #3 Press the RIGHT FUNCTION KEY ( ) under the word "Okay" to begin the
- 10. #4 Input your first answer using the key pad. (Watch for the symbol) #5 Use the right arrow key to navigate to the next question. #6 Repeat steps 4 and 5 for all remaining questions. Use the arrow keys to navigate between questions.
- 11. #7 Once you have finished answering all questions press Right Function Key ( ) under "End" to end the test and submit or press Left Function Key ( ) under "Go To" to enter a specific question number and change your answers.
- 12. #8 To change your answers, press the Left Function Key ( ) under the "Back Arrow" and you will be brought back to the answer screen then use Left Function Key ( ) again now under "GO TO" to choose a question and input a different answer.
- 13. #9 Once you are at the submission screen it will display "Are You Sure?". You may press the Left Function Key ( ) under the "BACK ARROW" to go back again, or the Right Function Button ( ) under "OK" button to submit.
- 14. The clicker will then save the test and submit displaying the symbol. (Not illustrated) If the test has been successfully submitted, the screen will display a [SMILEY FACE] and then the clicker will automatically reset to the home screen.
- 15. References Allen, L. (2008). Using the Clicker [Online image]. Retrieved April 3, 2016 from http://images.slideplayer.com/25/8042848/slides/slide_1.jpg Martyn, M. (2016). Clickers in the Classroom: An Active Learning Approach. Baldwin-Wallace College EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 30(2), 71. Senteo Clickers 010 [Online image]. (2013). Retrieved April 3, 2016 from http://www.revereps.mec.edu/paulrevere/?attachment_id=434#main Taking a Test Using a Clicker | The Center for Teaching and Learning | UNC Charlotte. (2016). Teaching.uncc.edu. Retrieved 18 April 2016, from http://teaching.uncc.edu/academic-technologies/clickers/how-to/taking-test-using-clicker
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