Mentimeter will be running a short 30 mins webinar on Thursday 13th May at 3pm. Hosted by former teacher and Mentimeter expert Oscar Svernlov, this event will show you how you can use Mentimeter to increase learning in the classroom and some top tips for using Mentimeter remotely. The webinar will explore: How to create… Read more » about Mentimeter for the digital classroom
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 » about New Mentimeter Online Tutorial
A brief update on last week’s post on audience response systems. The proposal to upgrade our TurningPoint5 solution to TurningPoint8 which can be used by all staff and all students (using their own devices and/or our remaining clickers) was approved by the TEL Steering Forum last week. The next step is for the proposal to… Read more » about Audience response systems – a further 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 » about Audience response systems – an update
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 » about Audience response systems – proposing the way ahead
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 » about What do you need from an audience response system?
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 » about Seeking 5 testers for Mentimeter