Mentimeter is a web-based application that allows live audiences to participate in polls using their mobile devices. Questions can be asked in a variety of ways, inlcuding multiple choice, open-ended text responses, word clouds, scales, ranking, or quizzes. Results are tabulated and displayed on the presenter’s screen and can be downloaded afterwards as a pdf file.
Why Use Mentimeter?
- as a clicker replacement to poll students during lecture. Polls can be used break the ice and more importantly, to gauge comprehension and get feedback during lecture
- to create word clouds from student entries or create short-answer responses
- to share student feedback live, in class
How to Add Mentimeter to Your Course: