CUClickers - Mac Installation Instructions

Last Updated: 12/13/2019
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Overview

This tutorial goes through the process of downloading and installing i>clicker software on a Mac. 

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Go to the CUClickers/i>clickers - Get Software page. After entering your information, download the CUClickers Mac software package. Once the download is complete, run the install package from your download folder. 

*Please note: You may have to right click or press control + click to open the software package, depending on the security settings of your Mac.

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Follow the instructions to install the software. The program will be installed in your Applications folder, unless you choose otherwise. Please note: You will need to log in with admistrator credentials for it to complete installation.

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Instructors who update to Catalina should will need to adjust their macOS settings before running their current version of iClicker software on the new macOS.

Navigate to System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Screen Recording > Privacy

Click the lock to make changes. Click the + button and select iClicker Cloud or iClicker Classic from the list of applications that can record the contents of your screen.

For more information on using clickers on Catalina, visit the iClickers knowledge base.

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Once the installation is complete, find the CUClickers Mac folder in your installation location. Double click the iclicker icon to open. 

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 Click + Create to create a course.

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Enter a Course Name for your course and click Create.

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Click Settings.

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Enter your Instructor Remote ID (if you have one) and the room Subfrequency Code. Frequency codes are assigned to the room in which you are teaching and can be found on the Room Frequency Assignments page. 

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On the Scoring tab, set Participation and Performance points you wish to award for your class.  Participation points are awarded all-or-nothing for the day, whereas Performance points can be awarded per question for answering, or for answering correctly.

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On the Gradebook tab, select both check boxes under Export and upload options. Do NOT check the box next to Only sync remote registrations with students in your LMS. When finished, click Save

You are now ready to use iClicker in class and set up your gradebook. For additional help, visit the CUClickers Help page. To configure iClicker for your course, use the following tutorials: