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CUClickers - Windows Setup

Last Updated: 04/28/2015
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The CUClickers student response system utilizes a program called i>clicker to poll students and a program called i>grader to view results. You will only be downloading a .zip file that once unzipped is a folder called iclicker Win v6.4. This folder has the i>clicker andi>grader applications —no installation process is necessary.

  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8
  • Windows 2000
    • i>clicker software is no longer available for Windows 2000. OIT recommends that you upgrade your operating system. OIT discontinued support for Windows 2000 in 2008

Version information:

  • The instructions below apply to version 6.4.1 of the i>clicker and i>grader software.


This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):

Step 1

After downloading the file, double click on the icon.

Step 2

In the window that opens, you will see a folder called iclicker Win v6.4. Drag this folder onto the desktop to extract the files.

Step 3

The Copying... progress bar will display, as shown to the left.

Step 4

Once the Copying process has completed the iclicker Win v6.1 folder will be accessible.

Step 5

Inside the folder you will see the i>clicker and i>grader programs.

  • iclicker is the program you will use to poll your students.
  • igrader is the program you will use to view the saved results.

Step 6

Now, double click on iclicker.exe.

Step 7

Click New to add your first course to i>clicker. You will need to add a course for each class that you plan on using i>clicker with.

Step 8

Enter your class information like seen below and click Create.

Step 9

Highlight the course and click Choose.

Step 10

The i>clicker program will open. Click on Settings.

Step 11

The General tab will open first.

Step 12

Check your course name. If you wish to change it, click the Edit button.

Step 13

In the Frequency Code section, set the frequency for the classroom you will be teaching in. Click here for a list of classroom frequencies.

Step 14

Click the LMS/Reg tab.

Step 15

In the Course Management System section, make sure that General (no CMS specified) is selected.

Click here if you want to use a roster from your Desire2Learn grade book or upload your results into your Desire2Learn grade book.

Step 16

Look at the Server URL text field, in the Web registration section. Make sure that the text field is blank.

If there is text in the field, be sure to delete it or your class data will not be recorded.

Step 17

While in Settings and Preferences, you can set your remaining preferences for Polling.

Step 18

And for Scoring

Step 19

Save these settings by clicking on the Set for Course button.

Step 20

You will be returned to the main i>clicker menu.

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