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Digital Polling

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Digital Polling

There are a lot of uses and benefits of using polls during a synchronous session including:

  • testing knowledge and understanding
  • formative feedback to the presenter
  • gathering opinions and feelings
  • initiating a discussion
  • providing an interactive element to the session that all students can engage with


Support and additional guidance

A basic user guide has been developed to support staff who are using OMBEA.

Poll attendees during a Teams meeting

Poll attendees during a Zoom meeting

A summary of polling tools in the Flexible Learning Online course