Student Response Tools
The tools below can be used to collect student responses and feedback in a variety of formats in synchronous and asynchronous environments.
Answer Garden is a free web-based tool that can be used to instantly collect short (up to 40 characters), text-based feedback from students.
ClipChoose is a web-based tool used to create polls around two or more YouTube videos.
EDpuzzle allows users to crop streaming videos, add an audio track or audio notes and embed questions and comments within the video.
Jeopardy-style review games can be a fun way to increase student engagement, review concepts and conduct formative assessment. FlipQuiz and Factile both offer text-based questions and answers with a free account.
Flip (formerly Flipgrid) is a web-based tool used to create video-based discussion boards.
GoSoapBox is a web-based classroom response system. It enables instructors to create “Events” that can include polls, quizzes, discussions, confusion barometer, and social Q&A.
Kahoot is a game-based classroom student response website that encourages student engagement and motivation with competition, bright music, fast-paced action, and music.
Mentimeter is a web-based voting/polling tool. Questions can be multiple choice, image choice, open-ended, word cloud, scales, ranking (100 points), 2 by 2 scales, or a quiz.
Padlet is a web-based virtual wall or online bulletin board that allows teachers and students to post thoughts or responses to a topic.
Plickers is a free student response tool. Students are given Plickers or “paper clickers.” As the instructor displays a multiple choice or true-false question, students hold up their “paper clicker” with their answer choice at the top of the card.
Poll Everywhere is a web-based voting/polling tool for collecting student responses. Polls can be multiple choice, true/false, open-ended, a clickable image and Q&A/brainstorming
Quizziz is a game-based student response website. Students compete for points based on response time and correct answer.
Remark Classic OMB Software is used to analyze student scores on Scantron Score scored exams. The following reports can be generated: student statistics, class frequency distribution, student responses, condensed test results, and test item statistics. To utilize Remark Software to analyze student scores, the following blue Scantron forms must be used: SC882-E, SC982-D, SC81-E. Scantron forms are available to faculty in the Malone Center.
The Scantron Score Machine is used by faculty to quickly score objective tests (multiple choice, true/false, matching). An instructor would create a test key by marking the correct answers on a Scantron form. Students must use a Scantron form to mark their answers. When scored, incorrect answers will be indicated on the student form. The total number of correct answers and percentage correct and can be printed on student tests.
Socrative is a formative assessment tool that enables instructors to create polls, surveys, and quizzes for classroom use.
This is a comparison of all student response tools included in the Malone Center Instructional Technology Toolkit.
Vialogues is a free tool that allows instructors to design asynchronous online discussions around videos. While the video is essential, the discussion around the video is what makes it a Vialogue.
VoiceThread is a web-based application used to create collaborative presentations with media and incorporates asynchronous conversation by text, microphone, web camera or telephone.