–Session 1 today – Introduction, construction and delivery of a presentation –Session 2: Your first live session (help if requested)
Learning aims: By the end of this session you should: Understand what Qwizdom is and how it can be used. Understand how to construct a Qwizdom presentation. Be able to present a Qwizdom presentation. Be aware of the University procedures on obtaining the Qwizdom kit.
What is Qwizdom? Qwizdom is an audience response system. It can be used for a variety of purposes: Polling/testing of students (learning, evaluation etc) Builds in interaction Research Benefits Immediate feedback for an audience and lecturer Encourages participation Engaging audience (Drama) Anonymity
What is Qwizdom? Qwizdom integrates with PowerPoint to enable you to set questions to an audience and show how the audience responded. You can use an existing presentation and add questions. Software is already on your machine*. Currently a Qwizdom set consists: –25 – 100 remote controls for students –1 lecturer remote –A receiver * You may need an upgrade.
Student Handset – Q4 Power button Hold this button down for three seconds to switch handset off. Do the same to switch on. Send button Press this button to send response to question. Arrow Keys Use these to help select the appropriate answer displayed on the screen. Clear button This is used to clear your answer. False/No button This is used to answer no or false to a question True/Yes button This is used to answer yes or true to a question Keypad Use these keys to answer a question which needs a numeric answer. Screen This is where question choices will appear.
Power button Hold this button down for three seconds to switch handset off. Do the same to switch on. Arrow Keys Use these to help select the appropriate answer displayed on the screen. Multifunction button Press this button to send response to question. Keypad Use these keys to answer a question which needs alpha-numeric answer. Screen This is where question choices will appear. *NEW* Q6 student handset Symbol button Press to enter fractions, punctuation, etc. Delete Press to delete the last character *Available from September 2011
Name a famous politician…? Type in using the keypad just as you would to write a text message…
Examples of use Beginning of session –Softening up of audience –Testing prior knowledge –Assessing demands/expectations of audience
Examples of use During the session –Testing understanding –Compare and contrast different scenarios –Keeping your audience awake –Voting –Debating –Quick-fire questioning.
Examples of use End of session –End of session evaluation –End of module evaluation –Test understanding –Signposting – where to look for further information
Hands-on How to construct / alter a presentation
To work on or present a Qwizdom presentation access your presentation via Actionpoint NOT Powerpoint
Creating a presentation from scratch Just as easy as using PowerPoint itself Open ActionPoint You can work on PowerPoint presentation as you would normally Add questions either during or after presentation construction. Feel free to use Audio and Video if you wish. Now to show you how to edit an existing presentation...
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