Poll Everywhere at COM-PHX
Poll Everywhere is the new audience response system supported by the Ed Tech department at the UA College of Medicine - Phoenix. This presentation is an introduction to the system and COM-PHX registration process.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Audience Response System
Why use our site license? • Extra features, not available in free version • Allows question sharing, custom pages • Increases poll limit to 200 responses (from 40 in free version) • Supported by Educational Technology department
First, get an account!1. Request your user account – COMPHX-EdTech@email.arizona.edu2. Receive your invitation and respond – Check your junk mail!3. Create a password
Logging in to Poll Everywherepolleverywhere.com/login (Don’t go here until you register!)
What is a Poll? A poll is a single question. Each question is a poll.Multiple polls presented together is a survey.
When to use Poll EverywhereIn front of a live audience!
When not to use Poll Everywhere Quiz and Testing (not secure / can’t verify responses) Study Material Repository (students can only access questions when presented) Extended Surveys (better to use Google Forms, Survey Monkey, etc.)
Students Respond via: Website (on any device) Text Message (SMS) Twitter (requires account)
PowerPoint IntegrationSimply download slides, copy to your PPT but: Don’t distribute live slides to students
Limitations 200 responses per poll Get around the limit:Clear results, and start again Duplicate questions
Your personal PollEv.com webpage For example: “www.PollEv.com/ReedM” Only active when a poll is open in your account Send students here to respond
Your personal PollEv.com webpage Must register a unique name Probably available: PollEv.com/Silverman Probably not available: PollEv.com/Bob “Settings” > “PollEv.com page” Every poll creator should use a PollEv.com page.
Creating a PollThe first step is to click “Create Poll”
More information For extensive information aboutcreating, sharing, and displaying polls, visit the Poll Everywhere user guide: Poll4.com/guide