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Interactive teaching and software

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.

PlayPosit

PlayPosit is an online learning environment to create and share interactive video lessons. Begin with any online video (screencasts, Khan Academy, TED, etc.) and transform what is traditionally passive content into an active experience for students, with time-embedded activities. 

Kahoot

Kahoot is a collection of questions on specific topics, created by you, asked in real-time, to an unlimited number of “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.  

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.