On Thursday, March 17, 2016, 13h00-17h00 the CIEL and the EduHub SIG Mobile Learning are organising a mini symposium on clicker apps in Swiss Higher Education.

Mobile Apps for in-class interaction: Applications of Clicker Apps in Swiss Higher Education

Venue: University of Geneva, UniMail, room MR040

Find more information here.

Register here.

Mobile devices as classroom response tools are an effective way to stimulate student’s engagement in face-to-face classes. Over the past 5 years, different Swiss higher education institutions (HEI) have developed several solutions. In this context, the eduhub Mobile Learning Special Interest Group and the CieL community (Communauté d’intérêt pur l’enseignement en ligne) invite you to discover, evaluate, argue, and discuss all these tools at the „Mobile Apps for in-class interaction: Applications of Clicker Apps in Swiss Higher Education” workshop.


13h00 – 13h30: Participants arrival

13h30 – 13h40: Welcome + introduction – Christian Glahn (HTW Chur) and Patrick Roth (University of Geneva)

Tools presentations part I

13h40 – 14h00: ETH EduApp, Thomas Korner, ETHZ

14h00 – 14h20: Movo.ch (adobe connect), Dominik Hofer, University of Basel

14h20 – 14h40: Moodle eVoting activity, Anne-Dominique Salamin, HES-SO

Coffee break

Tools presentations part II

15h00 – 15h20: KlickerJohanna Braun und Roland Schläfli, University of Zurich

15h20 – 15h40: Votamatic, Steve Bennoun, University of Geneva

15h40 – 16h00: ILIAS Live Voting System Martin Studer, University of Bern and PHZH


16h00 – 16h50: Advice, best practice, limit of mobile response apps

16h50 – 17h00: Summary & Conclusion


Please note that there is a SIG Mobile Meeting on March 17th from 10h00 – 13h00 also in Geneva! If you are interested, please join the group.