This tutorial will show you how to integrate iClicker with your Canvas courses.

Getting Started

Step 1

To download the iclicker files, select either Windows or Mac depending on your operating system. This tutorial will demonstrate the Windows version.

Step 2

Extract the folder. Make sure the Show Extracted Files When Complete option is selected.

Screenshot of exporting the folder.

Step 3

Open the SUUiclickerwin7 folder and then open the iclicker.exe file.

Screenshot of opening the iclicker file.

Step 4

Select +Create.

Screenshot of the + Create button.

Step 5

Type in your course name and then select Create.

Screenshot of creating a course.

Syncing Your Canvas Roster with iClicker

Step 1

Open the course in Canvas and go to the gradebook. Select Export in the top right corner. Open the csv file in Microsoft Excel.

Screenshot of the Export button.

Step 2

Select the File tab and then select Save As.

Screenshot of the Save As option.

Step 3

Navigate to the SUUiclickerwin7 folder (folder you extracted earlier), open it, and then open the Classes folder. Then open the folder named after the course from which you just exported the grade book.

Screenshot of the folder named after the class.

Step 4

Rename the file to roster_canvas. You must name the file this name in order for iClicker to recognize it. Then select Save.

screenshot of saving the roster file.

Step 5

Select Yes when a window opens asking if you want to keep using the CSV format.

Screenshot of the Yes button.

Step 6

Close Excel. When a window appears asking if you want to save changes to the file, select Don't Save.

Screenshot of the Don't Save button.

Step 7

Reopen the iclicker program and select Settings.

Screenshot of the Settings button.

Step 8

Select the Gradebook tab and then select the Select Course button.

Screenshot of selecting the Select Course button.

Step 9

Log into Canvas.

Screenshot of the sign in page.

Step 10

Choose the course for which you are using iclicker and then select Select.

Screenshot of selecting the course.

Step 11

Select Save.

Screenshot of the Save button.

Step 12

Select Open Gradebook.

Screenshot of the Open Gradebook button.

Step 13

Verify that all of your students have been downloaded into the grade book. Go to Uploading iClicker Scores to Canvas for instructions on sending iClicker data to Canvas.

Screenshot of students in the gradebook.

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