iClicker Overview

iClicker is an audience response system that allows students to instantly answer questions posed by their instructors. Students can use iClicker software (Reef) on phones, tablets or laptops. Instructors can use iClickers for interactivity, attendance and/or assessment.

Cloud Version

With COVID-19, iClicker Cloud is the only option available with remote instruction. Download the software from here: https://www.iclicker.com/downloads/iclicker-cloud

Once you have downloaded the application, Open it and click “New Course.” Create the course and integrate iClicker with Canvas, following these steps:https://macmillan.force.com/iclicker/s/article/Instructor-Guide-Create-the-iClicker-Cloud-Association-Link-in-Canvas

Please be sure to set up your iClicker course using only one account with your UCSC CruzID. Otherwise, it might be confusing for your students.

More information about the Cloud Version of iClicker:

Please contact the Faculty Instructional Technology Center (FITC) if you have any iClicker questions.

Talk to fellow faculty about their experiences with iClicker:

Classic Version (not currently an option)

If you choose to use Classic, download the software from the following options:

This download is specifically for UCSC. Downloads from elsewhere will not work properly with the UCSC Canvas system. Be sure to update the application once you have opened it.

Here is more information about using Classic: