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UTClickr: a Web-based Classroom Response System

, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Canada

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Tampere, Finland ISBN 978-1-939797-08-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


Classroom Response Systems (CRSs) have proven to be effective tools in support of classroom interaction. Most existing CRSs utilize proprietary hardware, purchased by students as classroom “clickers”. This project set out to take advantage of the near ubiquitous student use of mobile computing devices such as smart phones, tablets and laptops, in class, by utilizing any of those devices as CRS-inputs. The flexibility of a Web-based CRS allows the boundaries of typical CRSs to be extended, both with a wider array of question/response types, and with different usage patterns in class and before class. This paper describes the design of a Web-based CRS, experience using the tool in class, and ongoing work to extend the tool into new areas.


Rosselet, A. (2014). UTClickr: a Web-based Classroom Response System. In J. Viteli & M. Leikomaa (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2014--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 1104-1112). Tampere, Finland: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved May 16, 2021 from .


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