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Interactive teaching software

A list of supported software and eLearning Services can be found on our eLearning website. eLearning support a handful of softwares which allow you to bring live interaction into your classroom/lecture teaching environment, details of which can be found below.

 

NearPod

NearPod is an excellent innovative platform that enables you to manage content on your students’ mobile devices. It combines presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools, into one integrated solution.

Kahoot

Kahoot is a collection of questions on specific topics, created by you, asked in real-time, to up to 50 “players/students”, creating a social, fun and game-like learning environment.

Turning Point

This is a wireless student response system used for instructor-student interaction in class or outside the class. It allows student audience to respond to a poll or to submit queries in class via mobile devices (and/or clickers if so wished). The University has held a site licence for this product since September 2018. Software is available to all staff and students via the Software Centre. Click here to request a licence.

Software training guides

See our training website for help in creating interactive learning resources or flipped classroom activities.  You will find information about different  pieces of software, their common uses, and any elements of interactivity that they may have.

iPads and other mobile technologies

The Faculty provides support for any School considering using mobile technologies for teaching and learning purposes. This includes ensuring that devices purchased are fit for purpose, fully configured on the University network, and that all apps are installed and ready to use.

Mentimeter

Interactive presentation software which allows users to vote on questions you pose. The free version of this software allows you an unlimited audience and presentations with up to 2 question slides and 5 quiz slides. If teachers need more than this, the eLearning team hold a limited number of licences to create more quizzes/questions. Please note: this works on a loan system from the eLearning Team and licences are temporary. 

Talk to us!

Learn more about the use of these interactive teaching tools/software and/or mobile technologies, to enhance your teaching and learning, by using our Live Chat service.