Discipline Specific Articles

Below are a number of articles about clickers that we have grouped by discipline.  Check your area of interest to see how your colleagues are using the technology.

General Resources

Teaching with Classroom Response Systems
DerkBruff'sBlog

Teaching w/ Classroom Response Systems
Derek's site is full us useful information about using clickers in the classroom. The University of Iowa has also outlined his book.

7 Things You Should Know About Clickers
General information about clicker adoption in Higher Education created by Educasehas.

Transforming Student Learning with Classroom Commmunication Systems
EDUCAUSE article presenting uses, benefits, and challenges of clickers in higher education

Students Use Clickers to Help Guide College Lectures 
This news article focuses on educational uses of clickers by providing a psychology professor’s clickers experience in large classrooms.

Transforming Student Learning with Classroom Communication Systems 
This research bulletin presents the uses, benefits, and challenges of clickers in higher education as well as lessons learned from years of experience with clickers.

No Wrong Answer: Click It
This news article focuses on the uses and benefits of clickers in the classroom while presenting experiences of professors.

In Class, the Audience Weighs in
A New York Times article discusses clicker implementations by various college professors

New for back-to-school: 'Clickers' 
This news article addresses uses and benefits as well as concerns related to clickers from professor, student, and industry points of views.

CRS at Purdue: Promoting Campus-wide Student Involvement 
This news article presents Purdue University’s reasons to implement clickers in the classroom as well as support and implementation issues at the institutional level.

How Remote Responders Affect Teaching 
The author shares their experience of clickers implementation in Saint Mary University from administrative and instructional viewpoints

Student Response Systems (SRS): The UW-System Clicker Project - University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Clickers - Ohio State University
"Clickers allow instructors to ask questions and gather students' responses during a lecture. (Clicker systems are also commonly called Classroom Response Systems, Student Response Systems, or Audience Response Systems.)"

Architecture

INTICE - Interactive Technology to Improve the Classroom Experience 

Biological Sciences

To Click Or Not To Click: That's The Question 

Classroom Performance System: Bio 365s: Vertebrate Physiology II

Benefits of an Electronic Response System in a Biology Class 

Audience Response Made Easy: Using Personal Digital Assistants as a Classroom Polling Tool

Clickers: A Teaching Gimmick that Works 

New for back-to-school: 'Clickers'

Interactive Engagement with Classroom Response Systems

Business

‘Learning By Remote Control’: Exploring The Use Of An Audience Response System As A Vehicle For Content Delivery 

Investigating the Effects of Group Response Systems on Learning Outcomes and Satisfaction in Accounting Education

Waking the Dead: Using interactive technology to engage passive listeners in the classroom 

Using a Personal Response System in Economics Teaching

Communication

Evaluating a Wireless Course Feedback System: The Role of Demographics, Expertise, Fluency, Competency, and Usage 

Education

The Features and Potential of Interactive Response System 

Engineering

Using CPS in Computer Sciences 

Using Interactive Technology in a Short Java Course: An Experience Report 

Exploring an Electronic Polling System for the Assessment of Student Progress in two Biomedical Engineering Courses 

Formative Assessment In Physiology Teaching Using A Wireless Classroom Communication System 

Gauging Students' Understanding through Interactive Lectures 

INTICE - Interactive Technology to Improve the Classroom Experience

Teaching Innovation Using A Computerised Audience Response System

Using classroom communication systems to support interaction and discussion in large class settings

Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

Real-Time Analysis of Student Comprehension: An Assessment of Electronic Student Response Technology in an Introductory Earth Science Course 

Humanities

Using CPS in Masterworks of British Literature 

Using an electronic voting system in logic lectures: one practitioner’s application 

Law

Taking Back the Law School Classroom: Using Technology To Foster Active Student Learning 

Mathematical and Physical Sciences

A New Tool for Classroom Teaching: Wireless Class Performance System 

Classroom Response Systems 

Using CPS in Physics Class

Gauging Students' Understanding through Interactive Lectures 

Tips for Using a Peer Response System in a Large Introductory Physics Class 

ASK•IT / A2L: Assessing Student Knowledge with Instructional Technology 

Using Technology To Implement Active Learning In Large Classes 

Designing Effective Questions for Classroom Response System Teaching 

Asking good questions in the mathematics classroom 

Wireless response technology in college classrooms 

Peer Instruction: Ten years of experience and results 

Enhancing the Student-Instructor Interaction Frequency 

GoodQuestions Project at Cornell 

Using Wireless Keypads in Lecture Classes 

Teaching at UT 

An investigation of the effectiveness of electronic classroom communication systems in large lecture classes 

Interactive Engagement with Classroom Response Systems 

Student Response System Project 

Medicine

Classroom Performance System: Bio 365s: Vertebrate Physiology II 

CPS in an Upper Division Physiology Course 

Formative Assessment In Physiology Teaching Using A Wireless Classroom Communication System 

Exploring an Electronic Polling System for the Assessment of Student Progress in two Biomedical Engineering Courses 

Peer Instruction Improves Performance On Quizzes 

Audience Response System: Effect on Learning in Family Medicine Residents 

Experiences of using an interactive audience response system in lectures 

Use of an Audience Response System to Augment Interactive Learning 

Nursing

Learning a click away in VUSN nutrition class 

Pharmacy

An Interactive Response System to Promote Active Learning in the Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Using an electronic voting system in logic lectures: one practitioner’s application 

Using an electronic voting system in logic

No wrong Answer: Click It

Students Use Clickers to Help Guide College Lectures