Tools and Software

In-class engagement –> polling / clickers

There are many ways to engage students in class, one can create better ways to present material, ask direct questions, create small group activities, employ ‘active learning’ techniques, mix teaching styles, use polling tools … This post addresses tools for polling your students. There are hardware solutions, solutions that work via mobile devices and those […]

General Info Projects

Investigation of On-line Evaluation systems

Products: There are many products that claim to do online student evaluations of teaching (SETs).  Here are but a few: Blackboard Enterprise surveys Blue Online Course Evaluation LEM Evaluation Kit used by Kenyon and Occidental SmartEvals – more info via Implementing on-line evaluation system Information on the implementation of on-line evals at Oregon State […]