SRS

Student Response Systems facilitate student interaction and feedback in lectures, presentations and other educational settings. They can also be used for in-class surveys and formative and even summative assessment. This page gathers some useful links:

Meetoo institutional pilot

Runs until August 2017, supports up to 1000 students per meeting.

Pedagogy

Research into the use of Student Response Systems | a few carefully selected papers

Turn to your neighbour | official peer instruction blog based on work by Eric Mazur

Using SRS for student self-efficacy and learning | Fabio Arico, University of East Anglia, HEA project (2014)

Comprehensive bibliography | Derek Bruff, Director, Vanderbilt Center for Teaching

Clicker Resources | University of British Columbia – great set of links and an instructors’ guide.

User Groups

ESTICT Network: Engaging Students Through In-Class Technology
This UK online group also runs one-day events several times each year.

Discussion list for enhancing learning via electronic voting systems
ELECTRONIC-VOTING-SYSTEMS@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

Turning Point

The main system we use at Southampton. The Library has sets that can be borrowed.

Turning Point UK | TP US | user guides | tutorials | iSolutions help page | Turning Technologies account

ResponseWare guide (tutors) | ResponseWare guide (students)

Turning Point 4 guides – obsolete with v5, but maybe still useful.

Online systems

Online Student Response Systems compared – an up-to-date summary I created of the systems I know of, with links to more detailed reviews.

 

Overview of Student Response Systems | List of SRS | Ros Walker, University of Sheffield (2014)

onlineTED – free from Technische Universität München | my review

polleverywhere – vote online or by SMS, up to 25 free then licenced | my review

Polls by Blackboard is now discontinued | review | my review

mQlicker – integrates with PowerPoint, site licence pricing

Shakespeak – vote online or by SMS, up to 20 free then licenced

Socrative

Nearpod

Kahoot

Mentimeter

Bing Pulse

Plickers

Twitter polls – 

ParticiPoll | my review

Sli.do |

Other resources

Thursday 15 July 2010 Ways to improve learning with EVS by Steve Draper, Glasgow University. You can watch a recording of this entertaining, informative and thought-provoking talk.

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