Archived Webinars

If you would like to learn more about how iClicker and REEF facilitate active learning classrooms, schedule a demo with one of our specialists, or view one of our recorded webinars from Fall 2016 below.

The Mobile Conundrum: Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom

The Mobile Conundrum

Allison Soult Leslie Hendrix Edna Ross
University of Kentucky University of South Carolina University of Louisville
Mobile User Mobile & Remote User Remote User

Smart devices and laptops are an essential part of our day-to-day lives, but should they be part of the classroom?

At iClicker, we are fully committed to providing state-of-the-art hardware and mobile student response solutions. But we believe the decision on whether or not to allow mobile devices and laptops in the classroom lies with you, the educator. To help you consider the pros and cons of going mobile, we invite you to join three longtime faculty users, each with a different perspective.

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Introducing iClicker's Reef Attendance


Presented by: Michael Shapiro, PhD, University of Georgie and Kristina Treadway, iClicker Product Manager

With iClicker's Reef application, taking accurate attendance is now as simple as clicking a button.

Instead of using codes that can be shared, iClicker’s new attendance solution uses geolocation technology that recognizes if students are within range of the classroom when they “check in.” No more cheating—or voting from dorm rooms!

Experienced user Dr. Michael Shapiro, Professor at the University of Georgia, and Kristina Treadway, iClicker Product Manager, showcase iClicker’s new attendance tool.

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Make Flipped Learning Easy and Effective


Presented by: Kevin Revell, PhD, Murray State University

More and more, educators are bringing a “flipped” classroom approach to their courses to encourage student preparation before lecture and make class time more interactive. With all the buzz around flipped instruction, many wonder: How much work will it require? What are the best practices? What is the impact?

Professor Kevin Revell shared practical tips and tricks for building a flipped classroom to increase student engagement and improve learning.

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Give Every Student A Voice: Infusing Active Learning Through Technology


Presented by Matt Evans, PhD, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire

Matt Evans, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, uses iClicker’s mobile solution, REEF, in his classroom–and the results have been remarkable. Across the board, his students have become better critical thinkers and more engaged learners.

Dr. Evans shares easy-to-implement ideas for putting REEF to work in the classroom, including how to:
- Efficiently engage and poll students in class
- Track student understanding
- Address misconceptions
- Encourage attendance
- Break up the lecture
- Give every student a voice

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Solving Problems in the Classroom with Active Learning Tools


Presented by Leslie Hendrix, PhD, University of South Carolina, Columbia

Leslie Hendrix, is an active learning guru. Join the discussion as she talks about engagement strategies and tools that are working in her courses–and how her students have responded to her active learning efforts. She’ll show you how easy it is to increase participation, confirm understanding, and measure student performance using i>clicker’s flexible active learning platform, REEF Education.

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Data-Driven Instruction: How to Optimize Student Analytics

Charlie Ridgond

Eric Aldrich

Presented by Charlie Rigdon and Eric Aldrich, University of Missouri

Charles Rigdon and Eric Aldrich at the University of Missouri–Columbia are two seasoned, data-driven professionals who utilize a variety of technology tools to report on student success.

In this webinar, they will show you how they've used student response systems data and student retention software to track students' progression throughout their coursework. They will also discuss how those tools can measure student comprehension in individual courses and flag struggling students who need personalized support.

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6 Simple Ways to Engage Students in Their Own Learning

Deb Pires

Presented by Deb Pires, PhD, UCLA Department of Life Sciences Core Education

Research shows that classrooms centered on active student participation consistently deliver increased learning gains while reducing achievement gaps. Deb Pires, PhD, knows this firsthand, having transformed her classroom at UCLA into a more active course with diverse learning exercises. In this session, she tells the story of that transformation, and how she integrated technology-based content with tech-free activities and in-class questions to elevate student learning outcomes. You'll come away with at least one new thing to try in your class–register today!

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