Do you wish to have more interaction with your students during a lecture? Do you want to know if your students understand what you’re explaining? Do you want a handy & user friendly tool for starting a discussion? Choose an online votingtool to involve your students more during lectures!
By occasionally taking a test or quiz during educational meetings, students are actively involved in the subject. More interaction between teacher and students in general have a positive impact on the learning process, and simultanously you will get informative feedback yourself on how you are doing.
Educational use of online voting
In what way and to what purposes can you use a voting tool as an educational tool? Some suggestions for inspiration:
- Audience Survey
- Inventory of opinions
You can use a voting tool:
- At the start of lecture to activate prior knowledge or measurement to indicate level
- During the lecture for concept testing
- Completion of lecture to test understanding or a diagnostic test
Votingtools have also an adaptive function. As a teacher your can continue, repeat or just skipping instruction or themes when test results make this evident.
Tools for voting
There are several voting tools available which can be used in class. Click on the solution to see more information about each tool. Below you find a short summary of each tool.
unlimited group size (after account request), integrated with powerpoint, open and closed questions
Audience <50 students, free, no integration with powerpoint
We advice this tool only for non windows users with more then 50 students
Please contact us for support, account requests for Shakespeak or questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org