i>clicker Launches REEF Education, a Mobile Optimized Software Platform

By CIOReview | Monday, August 10, 2015
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NEW YORK, NY: With the increasing use of technology, e learning has taken a prominent place in the educational scenario. i>clicker is one such platform built with the view of keeping the students focused at education. REEF Education is a mobile optimized platform designed to support a suite of products or features that can be of use to higher education market to facilitate educators, students, and institutional collaboration.

REEF Polling, the first product within the platform facilitates the educators to make any kind of presentations, use a floating toolbar, view participant list, and send images of questions to student devices. On the other hand, the student can also give their responses to the questions from any device and review session history as a guide outside class. REEF Polling overrides the i>clicker GO by providing better experience through smartphones, laptops, and tablets.

The various features offered to instructors by REEF Polling under the REEF Education 2.0 are single button LMS (Learning Management System) grade synchronization using LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability) integrations, compatibility with all LTI compliant platforms like, Canvas, Blackboard learn and single sign on access of students through LMS creating link between LMS and REEF Polling grade book.

i>clicker also releases its i>clicker 7 in conjointment with its REEF Polling, particularly essential for educators who want to continue using mobile polling solution. I>clicker 7  is written in an entirely new code base, catering to fresh features including an integrated gradebook, improved LMS Integration, support REEF Polling and export of excel reports of aggregate and individual response data.

Both software options work with its previous clickers and allow the mobile devices as well as clickers to work simultaneously. "We are very excited about both software releases as it is a significant step in bridging the transition from traditional clickers to a true, mobile experience.” says Kevin Pawsey, President of i>clicker.