Clickers

USING CLICKERS IN SUMMER OR FALL 2014?

Posted by on April 8, 2014

If you are planning to use clickers in SUMMER 2014, please visit the clicker registration page (linked below) to register your classes by MAY 1, 2014. If you are planning to use clickers in your FALL 2014 classes, please visit the clicker registration page (linked below) to register your classes by JUNE 1, 2014. https://itweb.mst.edu/auth-cgi-bin/cgiwrap/clickers/request_clickers.pl […]

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Clickers – Student attendance device (SAD)

Posted by on February 17, 2014

Student Response Device The use of clickers is much more than as an attendance device. Students frantically enter the classroom to find a clicker slide on the screen waiting for them to respond to the question. The slide may have a relevant question pertaining to material or concepts covered in prior lectures, but after answering […]

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EdTech Newsletter for Fall Semester 2013 is Now Available!

Posted by on August 19, 2013

Ed Said, Educational Technology’s Fall 2013 newsletter is now available. The past several months have resulted in a number of changes in the services and support offered by Educational Technology. At the very least, the following services have been upgraded or added over the summer: Blackboard – New “inline grading” feature. TurningPoint – Unified interface […]

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Back-to-School Technology Workshops on August 5, 7, and 9!

Posted by on July 25, 2013

Educational Technology (EdTech) will be hosting a series of back-to-school technology workshops on August 5, 7, and 9. These workshops will be held in Centennial Hall Room 105, starting at 9 a.m. (see detailed schedule below). Topics will include Blackboard, Google Apps for Education, Clickers/TurningPoint, Tegrity, and more… To accommodate the schedules of busy instructors, […]

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FLC — Using TurningKey for Testing

Posted by on September 6, 2011

When: Friday, September 9, 2011 at noon Where: Centennial Hall 104 Presenter: Dr. Dan Reardon, Assistant Professor of English and Technical CommunicationSponsored by: CERTI and Educational Technology Dessert and drinks provided — feel free to bring your own lunch. Instructors will discover how to use TurningKey software in conjunction with clickers to give paper-based, self-paced […]

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Sample Technology Supported by EdTech

Posted by on July 7, 2009

I recently had the opportunity to demonstrate a variety of technologies that EdTech supports to several members of the faculty on campus. I put together a few presentations and gave them a brief overview of what we had to offer, based on a request from the department chair. EdTech would be more than happy to […]

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New CLICKER / TURNINGPOINT Features Compatible with Blackboard

Posted by on June 2, 2009

EdTech has recently turned on the Blackboard Wizard in TurningPoint. This allows TurningPoint features to be compatible with Blackboard. Specifically, TurningPoint can now do the following tasks: Register clickers in Blackboard — students can now register their clickers in Blackboard instead of having to register their clickers at the Bookstore. Students simply need to login […]

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TLT Conference 2009: Dr. Judith Sebesta

Posted by on April 8, 2009

Using Clickers in the Arts & Humanities [Evaluate this presentation]This presentation will provide ideas for using clickers in classes in the Arts and Humanities, drawing on examples from the presenter’s experience teaching a large Introduction to Theater course. Attendees will have the chance to try out the clickers and share ideas for their use in similar […]

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Smart phone clickers in the classroom

Posted by on December 17, 2008

Jennifer Shaner, our campus CERTI Coordinator recently brought to my attention an article she found in the Chronicle of Higher Education about how students at Abilene Christian University (ACU) use iPhones for their clicker-enabled classes. Apparently, the iPhone application for supporting clickers was developed in-house by ACU programmers. The iPhones (and iPod Touch units) were […]

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Educational Technology Offers Clicker Training for Instructors on Thursday, June 26, 2008

Posted by on June 18, 2008

On Thursday, June 26, 2008, Educational Technology will be hosting two training sessions for instructors who use clickers (or will be using clickers) to teach courses this fall. IT will be releasing TurningPoint 2008 in conjunction with Office 2007 this fall, so EdTech strongly recommends ALL clicker faculty attend at least one of the two […]

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