Personal Response System (Clickers)
DescriptionA Personal Response System (PRS) consists of:
- a set of remote control units (clickers) that students use to respond to questions posed by the instructor
- a receiver plugged into the classroom computer (or instructor's laptop) that picks up the students' answers
- software that is used to create multiple choice questions, and tabulate and display student responses
EligibilityInstructors and students.
How to request the serviceSee http://www.yorku.ca/prs/
CostStudents may purchase new clickers for $42. This is a one time payment with no additional activation or enrollment costs to the student. There is no cost to instructors who want to make use of this technology. Instructors get a receiver and a clicker free of charge for their own use.
OtherThe ITS Helpdesk is the pickup location for clickers sent to Glendon.
SupportTechnical support is available to faculty members through the Learning Technology Services. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Technical support is available for students through the UIT Service Desk and Turning Technologies. See http://www.yorku.ca/prs/students/help.htm
last updated: 2015-08-17 16:24:26