Getting Started with iClicker Cloud and iClicker Reef

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Students participate using mobile devices or computers remotely or in class. iClicker Cloud is the instructor application. iClicker Reef is the student application. All instructors and students create accounts using their St. Lawrence University email address. Instructors use the iClicker Cloud application on their computer. Students use the iClicker Reef application on their mobile devices (iOS or Android) or participate by logging in to iClicker Reef via a web browser on their computer.

Instructors (iClicker Cloud  )

Overview

Create an account, download the software (iClicker Cloud  ), open the software and sign in, create your course on the software, and follow the steps for Sakai integration.

Account

  1. Create an iClicker account  using your St. Lawrence University email address.
    • Choose St Lawrence University as your primary institution
    • This account is not tied to your St. Lawrence University network account. Do not use your St. Lawrence University network password.
    • The Instructor Remote ID is only applicable if you are using a physical iClicker to control the presentation.

Software

Once your account is created, download and install iClicker Cloud. You will create your course in the iClicker Cloud application. If you are integrating with Sakai (recommended), you will still create your course in the application first before following the steps for Sakai integration.

  1. Download  and install iClicker Cloud
  2. Sign in to the application
  3. To create a course click + New Course
    • Choose Run Polls, Quizzes & Attendance or Just Attendance
    • Institution: St. Lawrence University
    • Discipline
    • Course Name: The title of your course

Sakai Integration

The iClicker Cloud Sakai integration gives students a single location to create their accounts and register for your course. iClicker Cloud can also send scores as one aggregate percentage to a single gradebook column in Sakai. Scores are updated (overwritten) with each score synchronization. Even if you are not synchronizing scores, it is still recommended that you enable the Sakai integration for your students to easily create an iClicker Reef account and register for your course.

To get started, you must first create your course in the iClicker Cloud application.

1. From the iClicker Cloud application

  1. Click the three dots corresponding to your course in your course list
  2. Click Settings...
  3. Click Integrations
  4. Turn on Grade Sync Integration
  5. Choose Sakai from the list of platforms
  6. Copy the Course-specific LTI link provided

2. From Sakai

  1. Sign in to your Sakai course
  2. Click Site Info
  3. Click Manage Tools
  4. Click External Tools
  5. Check the box for iClicker Cloud
  6. Click Continue
  7. Click Finish
  8. Click the iClicker Cloud tool in the Tool Menu
  9. Click Edit
  10. Paste the Course-specific LTI link from step 1.6 into the Launch URL field
  11. Click Update Options

Steps with screenshots: https://macmillan.force.com/iclicker/s/article/Instructor-Guide-Create-the-iClicker-Cloud-Association-Link-in-Sakai

Additional Documentation

Students (iClicker Reef )

Overview

Create an account and download the software (iClicker Reef ) if you participating from a mobile device.

Account

Students do not need to purchase a license. An Institution License is provided when you create an account using your stlawu.edu email address.

  1. Sign in to your Sakai course
  2. Click iClicker Cloud in the Tool Menu
  3. Create an iClicker account using your St. Lawrence University email address. Do not use your St. Lawrence University network password.

Software

Students can participate from a mobile device via an app, or computer via a web browser. Once you have downloaded the mobile application or signed in via a web browser, go to Subscriptions and confirm that you have Polling and Quizzing Institution Licenses provided by St. Lawrence University. Ignore Purchased Subscriptions. Students do not need to purchase a license.

Mobile Device (iOS and Android)

  • Download the iClicker Reef mobile application on the Apple App Store or Google Play App Store

Computer

Details

Article ID: 113795
Created
Thu 8/13/20 3:16 PM
Modified
Sun 8/23/20 7:32 AM