Audience response system · Classroom technologies · Digital collaboration · Formative assessment · Quiz tools

#487 Quizlet live: an interactive and collaborative activity

In #59 and #74, we introduced you to Quizlet, a great study and revision tool. In this video, we introduce you to Quizlet Live, a great way to make your lectures more interactive whilst promoting collaboration. Possible answers to a question are spread out across several devices, so students are required to work to together… Continue reading #487 Quizlet live: an interactive and collaborative activity

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Curation · Social Media

#483 Hootfeed to share your tweets

Hootfeed is a great way to share a twitter search with your students or to view twitter discussions during a conference. It’s really quick and easy to set up and is based around a key word search or hashtag, it even has a built in profanity filter! You will need a Twitter account to use… Continue reading #483 Hootfeed to share your tweets

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#477 Kahoot: New nickname generator

Kahoot is a classroom favourite where you can add fun interactive elements into your lessons (for more information on Kahoot see #14 In class quizzes? Get Kahoot!). Often one of the reasons cited by academics for not wanting to use Kahoot is that students have the freedom to choose their own nicknames. This isn’t an issue… Continue reading #477 Kahoot: New nickname generator

Audience response system · Classroom technologies · Classroom technology · Formative assessment · Quiz tools

#454 Socrative Analytics: Useful data to help you plan

In #65 we introduced you to Socrative, a free quiz tool that can be used in the classroom. One of the great features of Socrative is the information it gives you about the progress of your students. The data comes in different formats so there is bound to be something which can help you identify… Continue reading #454 Socrative Analytics: Useful data to help you plan

Audience response system · Classroom technology

#445 Google Slides: Ask your audience for questions

Google Slides, which is part of Google Drive, has a great feature for obtaining questions from your audience, whilst delivering a presentation. The audience uses their mobile devices to pose questions, which appear on the presenter’s screen. The audience can then vote for their favourite question, giving the presenter a ranked view of responses. This can… Continue reading #445 Google Slides: Ask your audience for questions

Audience response system · Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Digital research and scholarship · Microsoft Office

#434 Personalise your Office 365 survey

Following on from our last tutorial on creating surveys using Forms in Office 365, this video explores how to personalise the look and feel of that form. Missed the first video in this series? Check out #435 Create easy surveys in Office 365 Featured image shared under CCO by Pixabay

Audience response system · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital participation · Microsoft Office

#432 Create easy surveys in Office 365

Here at Manchester Met Uni  we have access to Office 365 accounts as part of our standard tool kit, however, if you don’t you can sign up for a free academic or student account here. One of the lesser known features of Office 365 is the forms tool. Forms can be used to create surveys… Continue reading #432 Create easy surveys in Office 365