Some years ago Ben van der Pluijm and I set about to create an alternative to clickers for the geosciences. While Ben got called away to do Provost's work I persevered and created LectureTools, which offers a far greater variety of question types (like image-based and free response) that are great to use in class (plus a bevy of other tools designed to increase student engagement and learning).
My presentation on Thursday (at 11:00 CDT) will illustrate how Ben and I (and instructors at over 700 colleges and universities) use LectureTools in class. In preparation for this please create a student account as follows so you can play along:
1. Go to https://www.lecturetools.com/user/pickSchool
2. STEP 1a => Enter special 'zip code' = "LECT"
STEP 1b => Select "LectureTools University" from drop-down menu
STEP 2 => Click "Proceed"
3. STEP 3 => Click Calendar Term "Summer"
Choose course "LectureTools 101"
STEP 4 => Enter your data BUT USE A BOGUS EMAIL ACCOUNT (i.e not your normal e-mail address as you're allowed one account per e-mail and you may want to attach your real e-mail to the account you'll use at your institution)
4. On subsequent page pick "LectureTools 101."
5. Pick the lecture on June 24
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