Academic Technology Solutions (ATS) is piloting Poll Everywhere, a student response system, in a limited number of courses for the Winter 2018 and Spring 2018 quarters. Instructors can use Poll Everywhere to promote discussion among students, quickly gauge their knowledge, and receive and provide feedback instantaneously. By effectively using student response systems in the classroom, faculty can promote greater student engagement.
Students can reply to a question or prompt from a device such as their smartphone, laptop, or tablet, wherever they have an internet connection. Instructors use the same online tools and can integrate these apps with PowerPoint lectures, Keynote lectures, and the University’s learning management system (LMS), Canvas. The Poll Anywhere application tallies those responses and the instructor can view or present the data in a variety of ways.
ATS is conducting this pilot to determine if instructors and students find enough value in the Poll Everywhere student response system to offer a campus license. If you are interested in learning more about this tool, please visit the Poll Everywhere website or contact us.