Category: Clickers

Audience Response Systems (aka clickers) RFSQ

After many years studying and analyzing the various issues surrounding the use of Audience Response Systems at UofT (including ancillary fees policies, information security and privacy concerns, wifi stability, and of course, required functionality, etc.), the University issued a Request

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Provostial Guidelines on Digital Learning Materials

About a month ago, our Office of the Vice-President and Provost issued new Provostial Guidelines on the Use of Digital Learning Materials in response to provincial government’s revised Tuition Fee Framework and Ancillary Fee Guidelines. Please find the Provostial Guidelines

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News: UTSC Centre for Teaching and Learning

Check out UTSC’s CTL Educational Technology News “CTL’s Ed Tech team supports teaching and learning with technology at UTSC including Blackboard support, WebOption Lecturecasting, Test Scanning Services, Presentation Skills, iClickers, and more. This occasional newsletter features news, events and information

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Audience Response Systems Clarification

We’ve recently received a number of inquiries as to whether or not the University of Toronto is doing away with iClickers and moving towards a web-based audience response system for the September 2013 semester. For the record, the decision to

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Event: Audience Response Systems Pedagogy Session (Clickers)

Audience Response Systems Pedagogy Session Thursday, November 17th 9 am-11 am OISE rm. 5170 (Bedford Rd. and Bloor) Light breakfast will be provided. Lena Paulo Kushnir, Ph.D, Manager, Teaching Technology Support (Faculty of Arts and Science): “Clickers + Peer Instruction

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Update: Clicker Pilots

Just a quick update to let you know that rather than deploying a single institutional audience response system for this coming September, we will instead be conducting several pilots of different AR systems, both traditional hardware solutions, as well as

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Project Update: Audience Response Systems at UofT

In the intervening six years since the last institutional conversation about Audience Response Systems (‘clickers’), much has changed technologically, even for our current default supplier, i<Clicker. As a result, the University is undertaking a review of audience response solutions and

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Documentation: Clickers

Just a quick reminder that the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation publishes relevant documentation on effective use of Audience Response Systems (“clickers”) here at UofT. Current documentation is geared towards our current default standard, iClickers. Follow or bookmark this

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Project Update: Audience Response Systems

Starting the beginning of March 2011, we have begun a retrospective review of Audience Response Systems (‘clickers’) here at University of Toronto. We are initiating this conversation for a few reasons. A number of years ago, CTSI purchased iClicker brand

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