Web 2.0

1 FREE Alternative to Clickers

McGlasson sits on the Chandler-Gilbert CC committee that chooses technology for the classroom. It got to the point “where everybody was saying, ‘I want a clicker system in my classroom,’” she recalls, referring to the student response systems popular on many campus. But, she notes, “It’s a couple thousand dollars to buy a clicker system.” So McGlasson sends clicker-craving instructors to Poll Everywhere (polleverywhere.com)—it’s free for gathering up to 32 responses per question.

About the Author

Dian Schaffhauser is a senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal and Campus Technology. She can be reached at dian@dischaffhauser.com or on Twitter @schaffhauser.

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