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Teaching with Clickers

Guide to incorporating Classroom Response Systems (a.k.a. "clickers") into your curriculum

Clickers in Small Classes

The utility of classroom response systems is not limited to large lecture courses at sprawling universities.  When used effectively, they have been shown to have positive outcomes in small classes and at smaller liberal arts colleges as well.  Here are some resources that specifically discuss use of clickers in small classrooms, discussion groups and in liberal arts college settings.

This blog shares some ideas of why clickers in small classes are still valuable, particularly in encouraging students not to “hide.”  

Joss Ives. 2011. Why I Use Clickers in Small Courses  Science Learnification blog.

Scholarly Articles: Clicker use at liberal arts colleges and in small classrooms






    • Parsons C. V.  (2005).  Decision making in the process of differentiation.  Learning and Leading with Technology.  33(1), 8-10.