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 » about Audience response systems: an update
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
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 » about An update on audience response systems
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 » about Audience response systems – a further update
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?
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 » about Do you use Turning Point or other audience response system?
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.