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Instructional Technology for New Faculty: Student Response Systems/Clickers



Student Response Systems and Collaborate Ultra


David Brown dobrown@daltonstate.edu

The webpage being used for today’s class is: http://libguides.daltonstate.edu/technology

Student Response and Polling Systems

Kahoot http://www.kahoot.com Free to both instructors and students. Wireless access is essential and each student must use their own device to participate. Instructor creates and opens quiz at www.kahoot.com and students log-in to play at https://kahoot.it. Kahoot also Includes gradebook for those wishing to record student performances.

iClicker https://www.iclicker.com/ Students participate either with a purchased iClicker or their own device (Reef Polling). Instructor must use White Base hardware and download software if they are requiring students to use iClickers. The iClickers usually cost around $40 and the Reef Polling is around $15 per semester.

Plickers https://plickers.com/ Free to both instructors and students. Instructors must create account and download the Plickers App on their own device. Students only need a “Plicker Card” to participate.

Turning Technologies (Turning Point)  https://www.turningtechnologies.com . Includes options for both Turning Technology devices and student mobile devices.

Top Hat  https://tophat.com/ . Functions as both a Learning Management System and/or Student Response System. Instructor accounts are free but student pay about $25 per class.

Socrative https://www.socrative.com/ . Includes a free limited version for their Student Response System. Students must use their own devices to participate. Socrative also offers a paid plan that includes student rosters.

Pollweverywhere http://www.polleverywhere.com . Useful for a quick poll but does include more advanced features.

Poll Snack http://www.pollsnack.com PollSnack is an online tool for polls & surveys, allowing you to create and conduct market questionnaires without having to learn complicated software. Also, the reporting is very simple and straightforward, with results being displayed in real-time.

Survey Tools

Google Forms https://www.google.com/forms/about   Free account with unlimited access.

Survey Monkey http://www.surveymonkey.com Up to 10 questions free and limited to 100 responses for each survey.

Survey Gizmo http://www.surveygizmo.com Unlimited questions with unlimited responses.

Libguide Surveys http://libguides.daltonstate.edu Contact Melissa Whitesell, Amy Burger or David Brown to get started. Libguides give you unlimited questions with unlimited responses

Doodle http://www.doodle.com  Most commonly used to decide a meeting time with multiple people.