Intro to Poll EveryWhere: Incorporating Poll Questions to Engage Students in Real Time

January 12, 2024, 10:00am to 10:45am
Intended audience: 
Faculty, Graduate Student Instructors, Instructors
Part of series: 

Picture of Peter HeckelLive polling is a great way to make lectures more interactive. UC Berkeley sponsors two online polling tools, Poll EveryWhere and iClicker Cloud. In this session, we're going to take a look at the basics of Poll Everywhere. You will learn how to use Poll Everywhere in class to encourage student participation, to provide them live feedback, and to gauge their understanding in real time. You can choose from a variety of activities, such as multiple choice polls, Q&A, and open-ended responses, with students participating from mobile devices or laptops.

In this workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Create and run your first activities

  • Navigate the web application

  • Sync Poll Everywhere with bCourses

Don't miss this opportunity to transform your classroom into an interactive and engaging learning environment. Join us and take your teaching to the next level with Poll Everywhere!

This session will run for 30 minutes, with an additional 15 minutes reserved for questions. This event will take place in-person at 117 Dwinelle Hall (Academic Innovation Studio). Please RSVP if you're planning to join. 

➡️Register for this event here!⬅️

***Registration for this session will close one hour before the session***

Unable to join us for this workshop? Check the RTL events calendar for future offerings of this workshop. Engage with our asynchronous offerings on this topic: Getting started with Poll Everywhere or receive customized assistance by emailing, or by scheduling a consultation

Peter Heckel assists instructors with academic technologies such as bCourses, iClicker Cloud and Poll Everywhere, and implements initiatives and programs to make sure instructional tools are meeting faculty needs. Prior to working for Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL), Peter taught for 14 years in Oakland public schools.


Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)

Series description

Join us for an exciting workshop series focused on the dynamic capabilities of interactive tools like Poll Everywhere, iClicker Cloud, Ed Discussion, etc. Designed to revolutionize your teaching approach, these workshops will empower you to enhance student engagement and participation, leading to transformative learning experiences.