We have been working to provide a facility for all academic staff to have access to an audience response system that can be used in lectures, workshops and seminars to elicit answers to questions, comments, votes, rankings .. etc from the attendees. Having evaluated the many options, we chose TurningPoint as the solution that best… Read more »
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 »
Over the last few 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. Almost all of the newer systems… Read more »
In May we asked what you would want from an audience or student response system. Thank you to everyone who provided feedback to Sue Callard or via the short feedback form. We are accepting feedback and suggestions until the end of June so if you have any views on these systems that we need to… Read more »
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 »
A joint mini project between the Learning Technologists and CEL is looking into the tools we use to elicit responses from students in class. These are collectively known as audience response systems and are very useful tools to engage students in a lecture or seminar setting. You may have used or heard about Turning Point… Read more »
An audience response system which enables your audience to participate in lectures by submitting responses to questions using a small handset. We welcome your feedback and comments on your use of this tool in teaching and learning.