Using Online Polling Tools to Increase
Engagement workshop
3/27/2014 | Amy Harris Houk & Beth Filar Williams
Why poll?
● Increases student engagement
● Provides timely feedback
● Helps students determine which content is
important
...
Online Polling and UDL
UDL Principle 3: Multiple Means of
Engagement
Polling can:
● Help students identify what is importa...
POLL: I have used polling
in f2f situations...
A. by having folks raise hands so sort of!
B. by using Clickers/devices
C. ...
Polling in BB Collaborate
green check/red X
A...E choices
can make vote visible all
can push results to whiteboard
also us...
POLL: My favorite thing to
do over Spring Break:
A. Eat & Relax!
B. Watch basketball
C. Grade papers
D. Take walk/hike/bik...
Polling Tips
● rule of 3 (interaction every 3 min)
● ask several polls in a row
● higher level thinking polls (try case st...
PollEverywhere.com
image from http://www.polleverywhere.com/
Polleverywhere FAQs
(basic FREE plan)
● unlimited # of polls and up to 40 votes
● live ppt slide polling
● web voting
● wi...
Polleverywhere example #1
Polleverywhere example #2
Let’s demo!
Website:
http://www.polleverywhere.com/
Our examples in a libguide:
http://uncg.libguides.com/onlinepolling
for iphone | ipad
(not android)
or
Polls.bb
QUESTIONS??
CONTACT:
Beth: efwilli3@uncg.edu
Amy: a_harri2@uncg.edu
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Tech Tool Thursday: Using Online Polling Tools to Increase Engagement, in 30 minutes: Teaching online? Do you struggle with active learning techniques and engaging your students? This session will offer polling tools and methods for creating a more engaged online classroom and better universal design for learning. Presenters: FTLC Fellows and librarians Beth Filar Williams and Amy Harris Houk

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Tech Tool Thursday: Using Online Polling Tools to Increase Engagement

  1. 1. Using Online Polling Tools to Increase Engagement workshop 3/27/2014 | Amy Harris Houk & Beth Filar Williams
  2. 2. Why poll? ● Increases student engagement ● Provides timely feedback ● Helps students determine which content is important ● Resets student attention
  3. 3. Online Polling and UDL UDL Principle 3: Multiple Means of Engagement Polling can: ● Help students identify what is important ● Help with self-assessment ● Reset attention spans
  4. 4. POLL: I have used polling in f2f situations... A. by having folks raise hands so sort of! B. by using Clickers/devices C. never D. other (type details in the chat) CC by NC-2.0 @sneeu http://www.flickr.com/photos/90336565@N00/3202318260/
  5. 5. Polling in BB Collaborate green check/red X A...E choices can make vote visible all can push results to whiteboard also use chat for text/other located under TOOLS in menu
  6. 6. POLL: My favorite thing to do over Spring Break: A. Eat & Relax! B. Watch basketball C. Grade papers D. Take walk/hike/bike E. Visit with family and/or friends
  7. 7. Polling Tips ● rule of 3 (interaction every 3 min) ● ask several polls in a row ● higher level thinking polls (try case studies questions) ● try thought provoking poll - text based answer in chat
  8. 8. PollEverywhere.com image from http://www.polleverywhere.com/
  9. 9. Polleverywhere FAQs (basic FREE plan) ● unlimited # of polls and up to 40 votes ● live ppt slide polling ● web voting ● widgets to embed ● twitter to vote ● send link out ● download results ● send link of web responses
  10. 10. Polleverywhere example #1
  11. 11. Polleverywhere example #2
  12. 12. Let’s demo! Website: http://www.polleverywhere.com/ Our examples in a libguide: http://uncg.libguides.com/onlinepolling
  13. 13. for iphone | ipad (not android) or Polls.bb
  14. 14. QUESTIONS?? CONTACT: Beth: efwilli3@uncg.edu Amy: a_harri2@uncg.edu

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