The i>clicker Classroom Response System (CRS) is part of the classroom technology in all large1 University Registrar-controlled classrooms and auditoriums. The CRS service is jointly supported by the Office of Technology for Education (OTE), the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Computing Services Media Technology (MediaTech).
Faculty members who are scheduled to teach in small2 University Registrar-controlled classrooms and who would like to use CRS should contact MediaTech to arrange installation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructor kits with the i>clicker software, receiver and instructor and student remotes are available to be borrowed for a semester from MediaTech. Please contact MediaTech at 412-268-8855 or send email to email@example.com to reserve a kit. The i>clicker classroom response system can be run on Windows and Macintosh operating systems.
Clickers is supported jointly by three organizations to ensure that you receive expert support that targets your needs:
- Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence - integrating clickers into your teaching.
- Office of Technology for Education - orientation, training and how-to support.
- MediaTech Computing Services - classroom technology, infrastructure and support.
Please visit www.cmu.edu/teaching/clickers/ for information on best practices, as well as equipment set-up and use documentation and other support.
Using Clickers in the Classroom
For help Using Clickers with the Classroom Computer or Using Clickers with a Laptop, please see our online documentation.
1Large classrooms with Clickers include: Baker Hall A51, A53, 136A; Doherty Hall 1112, 1212, 2210, 2302, 2315; Gates/Hillman 4301, 4307, 4401; Hammerschlag Hall B103, B131; Hamburg Hall 1000; Margaret Morrison A14, 103; Mellon Institute 348; Porter 100; Scaife 125; Wean 7500.
2Small classrooms with Clickers include: Porter A18B, A22, Doherty 1117; Wean 5403, 5415.