Clicker Response Systems can support higher levels of critical thinking through various approaches to multiple-choice questioning that encourages content depth. Clicker questions can be:
- Recall Questions
- Conceptual Response Questions
- Application Questions
- Critical Thinking Questions
- Student Perspective Questions
- Confidence Level Questions
- Monitoring Questions
- Classroom Experiments Questions
Additional information regarding types of clicker questions.
Here are more thoughts on “types of clicker questions” to help you think outside box:
Source: Ohio State University
- Focus: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Analysis, Synthesis and Evaluation
Source: Teresa Foley and Pei-San Tsai, Integrative Physiology Department, University of Colorado-Boulder
- Focuse: Higher-level, Open-ended Questions (Examples included)
Source: Derek Bruff, Vanderbilt University
- Features: One-Best-Answer, Student Perspective, Misconception, and Peer Assessment questions
Writing Clicker Questions
Best Practice: Writing Multiple Choice Questions published by Turning Technologies.
A quick guide on clicker questions designs and taboos.
So…what’s the difference? This chart highlights some fundamental differences in content, format, style, steam, and choices.
Bola C. King. (2009). “Clicker Questions: Design and Examples.” Department of English, UCSB.
Samples Clicker Questions by Subject