Audience response

Audience response systems – an update

A team from CEL, IT and LLS have been looking at our options for audience response systems.  In the past, we have used the Turning Point clickers which have been very successful in some applications.  Dedicated devices to capture audience responses have diminished over time due to their cost and the wide availability of users’… Read more »

Audience response systems – proposing the way ahead

Over the last eight months, we have been looking into a replacement for the TurningPoint clickers which have been in use for several years at BU.  The clickers are frequently used to gain feedback from students in lectures and seminars based on multiple choice questions embedded into PowerPoint presentations. Most of the newer systems are… Read more »

What do you need from an audience response system?

Audience Response Systems such as TurningPoint and Mentimeter are being used across the University in the Faculties for teaching and learning and in Professional Services to capture electronic feedback. We are undertaking a review of audience response systems in the next 3 months to determine an appropriate solution for BU. In order to help us… Read more »

Seeking 5 testers for Mentimeter

Mentimeter is an internet-based audience response tool that you may have seen in the TEL Toolkit.  It is similar to TurningPoint in that questions are prepared in advance and then answered by students in lectures and seminars.  Where Mentimeter differs from the current version of TurningPoint that BU uses is in the device used by… Read more »