CUClickers / iclickers

Last Updated: 08/12/2014

Overview

The CUClickers, or iclicker technology, allows students to participate in classes and answer questions provided by the instructor.  OIT’s iclicker service is available in most classrooms and lecture hall media cabinets.

BEFORE THE START OF THE SEMESTER:

  1. Before the start of each semester, make sure you are using the most recent OIT provided iclicker and igrader software. Download CUClicker software (login required)
  2. Please trade in any reciever lacking a blue sticker for one with a sticker. The blue sticker indicates that the receiver has newest firmware and is necessary for compatibility with the campus iclicker service and to record student data. To return your old iclicker receiver and get a new one, contact the IT Service Center.
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Features

  • Uses iclicker software and remotes.
  • Integrates with learning management system gradebooks.
  • iclicker base stations are available in most classrooms and large lecture halls across campus.
  • A student’s iclicker remote is associated with his or her CU Login Name. This feature allows instructors to gather data on student responses.

Benefits

  • Allows students to participate in classes in an interactive manner.
  • Instructors can spark class participation.
  • Allows instructors to gather participation data.
  • Improves student learning when used according to best practices.

Cost

  • iclicker infrastructure is provided as a common-good to the campus which means there is no direct cost to you or your department.

Who can get it

  • iclicker remotes are available to all CU-Boulder faculty, staff and students.

How to get it