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Faculty or students in need of Turning support can send their inquiries to:

Someone is available to assist 7am to 9pm EST, Monday through Friday.

Emerging Technologies
Audience Response Systems (“Clickers”)


Audience response systems allow students to actively participate in classes and presentations. Presenters can use a software application to ask questions; audience members respond using an application (“app”) on their smart phone, tablet, or laptop. Students may also use a small hand-held device or (“clicker”) to respond.

Audience Response Systems can be used to:

  • Help make learning more interactive.
  • Encourage honest feedback about controversial subjects using anonymous polling.
  • Quickly assess student comprehension enabling intervention if key concepts are not clear.
  • Use student responses as a foundation for classroom discussion.
  • UA faculty and student comments about clicker use.


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The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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