Easy Attendance Tracking with iClicker & PollEverywhere

April 4, 2024, 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Intended audience: 
Academic Support Staff, Faculty, Graduate Student Instructors, Instructors
Part of series: 

Lisha BornillaIn this workshop, you will learn how to streamline attendance-taking processes in your classes using iClicker and PollEverywhere. We will explore the functionalities of each platform and provide hands-on guidance on how to effectively leverage them to automate attendance tracking, and syncing to bCourses gradebook.

By the end of this workshop you will:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the features and capabilities of bCourses, iClicker, and PollEverywhere for attendance tracking
  • Develop practical skills to effectively set up and manage attendance automation
  • Learn strategies to enhance student engagement and participation through interactive attendance-taking methods
  • Build confidence in implementing attendance automation tools to streamline administrative tasks and focus more on teaching and learning

This workshop is designed for anyone who is interested in optimizing their classroom management processes through the automation of attendance-taking. No prior experience with the platforms is required, but basic familiarity with bCourses and engagement tools (iClicker, PollEverywhere) would be beneficial.

This session will run for 30 minutes, with an additional 15 minutes reserved for questions. This session will be held via Zoom. Please register to get the Zoom link. 

➡️Register for this event here!⬅️

***Registration for this session will close one hour before the session***

Unable to join us for this workshop? Check the RTL events calendar for future offerings of this workshop. Engage with our asynchronous offerings on this topic: Getting started with Poll Everywhere,  Getting started with iClicker Cloud or receive customized assistance by emailing studentresponse@berkeley.edu, or by scheduling a consultation.

Lisha Bornilla is the Learning Tools Service Lead for student response systems at Berkeley’s Research, Teaching, and Learning division.  She holds a Master of Education in Learning Design, Innovation and Technology from Harvard, with prior experience spanning multiple industries in tech consulting, eCommerce, and telco before pivoting full time to education. She specializes in designing pedagogical frameworks for technology-driven learning experiences.


Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)

Series description

Join us for an exciting workshop series focused on the dynamic capabilities of interactive tools like Poll Everywhere, iClicker Cloud, Ed Discussion, etc. Designed to revolutionize your teaching approach, these workshops will empower you to enhance student engagement and participation, leading to transformative learning experiences.