Active learning

Mentimeter webinars – September 2022

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If you missed the recent webinars on Mentimeter, our online polling tool which can add an interactive element to your lectures and presentations, you can catch up on the recordings here. Mentimeter for Beginners – an introduction to getting started with the tool Mentimeter Advanced features – demonstrating some of the more advanced features of the… Read more »

Mentimeter webinar – Thursday 15th September

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Mentimeter will be delivering a second webinar on Thursday 15th September 13.00-14.00 just for BU, demonstrating some of the more advanced features of the tool with lots of ideas for how Mentimeter can be used in your teaching. These sessions are always very interactive and fun so do come along and learn about some of… Read more »

100 Ideas for Active Learning – free eBook

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Produced by the Active Learning Network and launched at their recent conference, 100 Ideas for Active Learning is a practical handbook to inspire ‘innovative educational experiences’. The book is aimed at educators wanting to apply active learning tools and strategies in their teaching and learning. Practitioners from around the world have come together in the… Read more »

Playful Higher Education (Free Download)

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The Playful University Platform (PUP) was launched on the backdrop of the first Playful University Conference at Aarhus University in Forskningsford Denmark in 2019. The community has recently published a book called Playful Higher Education: Voices, Activities & Co-creations from the PUP Community. This book is ‘for people and from people with a passion for… Read more »

How to momentarily hide your Mentimeter slides

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One of Mentimeter’s lesser known features is the ability to temporarily hide your presentation slides. It’s natural to start reading the content of a slide as soon as it appears on the screen, but maybe you would rather your students focused on what you’re saying before considering their response to the next question. You can… Read more »

Hyperlinks and Mentimeter presentations

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Mentimeter have recently added the functionality to add hyperlinks to presentations. You can add hyperlinks to almost any input field in the Mentimeter editor, with a few exceptions (such as answer options on question slides). Hyperlinks are a great way to provide access to an important resource or website during or after your presentation. How… Read more »

New Mentimeter Online Tutorial

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Mentimeter is an audience response system which allows you to pose questions anonymously during a live session and then display the answers back to your audience in real time through various visualisations. To help you become more familiar with some of the functionality of Mentimeter and enable a better understanding of how and when you… Read more »

Mentimeter webinars reminder – 27th and 28th Jan

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Mentimeter will be running two interactive webinars this week aimed at both beginners and more advanced users of Mentimeter. Join us to find out how Mentimeter can help you to bring engagement and interactivity to your online teaching in 2021. Get Started with Mentimeter – Wed 27th Jan 10am-11am During this webinar you will get an introduction to Mentimeter… Read more »