Mentimeter is an easy-to-use tool that makes facilitators and presenters look like stars. No installations or downloads required – all you need to do is sign up for a free account.

Mentimeter allows you to create polls that have a visual interface showing responses and feedback

The advantages of Mentimeter are;

•Quick to set-up

•Votes are via the internet – no text messaging charges

•Works through computers, tablets and smart phones

•Instant updates

•Can be embedded within Blackboard (and other sites)

Watch the video below for more.

This is a system outside of UoC, and – just as with YouTube, Flickr, Google etc. – isn’t something that we can directly support or that we have any control over changes or availability of the system. However, like many external third-party tools – such as Doodle for scheduling – it could be an extremely useful resource for you to use.