New York, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2013
i>clicker, one of the most widely used Student Response Systems (SRS) in higher education, today announced support for Learning Management Systems (LMS) Instructure Canvas, Moodle and Sakai. With the new support, i>clicker now integrates with most of the major LMS APIs available for Student Response Systems, giving instructors and administrators decisive choice and more flexibility.
In addition to Canvas, Moodle and Sakai, i>clicker previously supported four leading Learning Management Systems, including: Blackboard-ANGEL, Blackboard Campus Edition, Blackboard Vista and Desire2Learn. i>clicker has also partnered with Moodlerooms, a hosted version of Moodle, and rSmart, a hosted version of Sakai. With more than 1,100 diverse universities using i>clicker’s Student Response Systems today, continued support, flexibility and interoperability are on-going initiatives for the company.
“We’re very pleased to announce support for these top-notch Learning Management Systems,” said Troy Williams, president of Macmillan New Ventures and general manager of i>clicker. “Interoperability with leading LMS platforms ensures that instructors and administrators experience seamless integration with i>clicker technology no matter what platform they have chosen. Ultimately, we’re giving those classrooms choice and flexibility to implement the technology that makes the most sense for their unique environments.”
i>clicker Integrate, i>clicker’s IT administrator toolkit, includes two set-up wizards and LMS plug-ins that make the LMS integration process simple and straightforward. The semi-automated process enables administrators to quickly configure their campus LMS to communicate directly with i>clicker. After set up, instructors can leverage i>clicker’s out-of-the-box response solution and begin collecting and analyzing student data immediately.
Key features of i>clicker Integrate include:
- Ability to register i>clicker remotes directly through the campus LMS
- Ability to seamlessly sync class rosters, automatically adjusting any roster changes directly to
- Provides nearly instant access of polling results to students
- Provides free access to a sales engineer for setup and training
- Available at no cost to the University, faculty, or students
- Access to a viewable record of registration history
i>clicker is committed to forging new partnerships and building tools that enhance the learning experience, and giving instructors and administrators more flexibility to customize their classrooms. For more information on i>clicker Integrate, or other i>clicker products, please visit: iclicker.com/.
i>clicker products are built by educators with the goal of keeping students and audiences focused on content, not technology. i>clicker is one of the leading Student Response Systems in education, adopted at more than 1,100 major educational institutions in North America and Canada and used by more than 3 million students. i>clicker, which serves customers in K-12, Higher Education, and corporate environments, was invented in 2003 by four University of Illinois professors and continues to be recognized for its superior reliability, intuitive software, and focus on formative assessment and pedagogy. i>clicker is a product of Macmillan New Ventures, a division of Macmillan.
About Macmillan New Ventures:
Macmillan New Ventures discovers and develops innovative, proven technologies and new products that drive learning outcomes and engagement. Part of global media company Macmillan, the New Ventures division pushes the boundaries of where, when and how learning happens - teacher to student; student to teacher; and peer to peer.