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Poll Everywhere

Release status: new

Description Poll Everywhere allows you to ask a question, and audience members answer using mobile phones, twitter, or web browsers. Response are displayed live in Keynote, PowerPoint, or the Web.
Author(s) Stan Skrabut (skrabutTalk)
Email Stan Skrabut
Location Room 120
University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture
Phone 307-766-3722
Last Updated 6 June, 2010

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Description

Poll Everywhere allows you to ask a question, and audience members answer using mobile phones, twitter, or web browsers. Response are displayed live in Keynote, PowerPoint, or the Web.

Poll Everywhere takes advantage of common technologies such as mobile phones, Web browsers, and applications like Twitter.

Essential Requirements

Poll Everywhere is intended to be used from mobile devices, e.g., smart phone, iPad, phone with a Web browser, etc. as well as from a Web browser.

Equipment

The only required equipment is a device to access the Internet. This can be a phone, iPad, or computer.

Software

You create poll questions using Poll Everywhere Web site. This site will allow you to create three different types of polls: Multiple choice polls, Free text polls, or Goal polls.

The University of Wyoming has an enterprise account for faculty and staff. To request an account, go to https://www.uwyo.edu/uwaccounts/form/, complete the top portion of the form with your personal information, scroll down to the section for UW Poll Everywhere Account Action, and check the appropriate box. This will expand the section to display more fields to fill out. Once completed, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Submit box. Faculty members will then enter their email address, set up a password, and then will be able to do their own polls. The enterprise license allows for unlimited polls and unlimited responses to polls.

Here is a link to the UW Poll Everywhere FAQ.

Learning resources information

Reading List

Key Web links

Guides and Beginner Instructions

Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand Poll Everywhere and its capabilities.

Education

Here are a number of great ideas for using Poll Everywhere in a education environment.

Non Profits

How non profits can benefit from Poll Everywhere.

Other Ideas

Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use Poll Everywhere.

References