student response – Manzana: Enabling Audiences to Engage, Involve, Achieve, Learn http://www.manzana.co.nz Solutions to Engage, Involve & Motivate your Audience to Take the Stage Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:42:07 +0000 en-NZ hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 http://www.manzana.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-manzana_logo-only_550-32x32.png student response – Manzana: Enabling Audiences to Engage, Involve, Achieve, Learn http://www.manzana.co.nz 32 32 Student Response Systems enable student-centered teaching http://www.manzana.co.nz/student-response-systems/ Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:32:38 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5239 Recently we followed up with Dr Michael Rehm from University of Auckland’s Business School, on how he uses student response systems such as Xorro Q in his courses.

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Xorro-Q for free: BYOD participation, assessment & gamification http://www.manzana.co.nz/free-access-to-xorro-q-real-time-participation-assessment-gamification-for-education/ Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:08:35 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5122 NZ EdTech developer Xorro Solutions has released free access for school educators to its gamification and real-time assessment solution, Xorro-Q.

Xorro-Q enables educators in BYOD classrooms and lecture theaters to ensure the active participation of every single student in instant challenges. Challenges can be prepared ahead of time, or better, created in-class around existing resources and activities such as slide shows, videos etc.

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Educators speak out on questioning: audience response http://www.manzana.co.nz/educators-keep-speaking-out-on-questioning-the-audience/ Sun, 20 Jul 2014 20:18:40 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4275 The research is definitive: properly used, audience response techniques and solutions enable educators and trainers to achieve startling improvements in learning outcomes with their classes. Is this surprising?

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Xorro Q-Bank is here… http://www.manzana.co.nz/xorro-q-bank-is-here/ Sun, 08 Jun 2014 05:17:55 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=2688 After many months of development, Xorro has launched their Q-Bank service. Now, any Xorro-Q user can manage all questions ever created for activities in Q, share these with other users (either within the Institution or globally), and import questions from other users.  Tag and categorise questions so you and others will find them instantly next time; organise […]

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Clickable (Hotspot) Image Questions hit the mark http://www.manzana.co.nz/clickable-hotspot-image-questions-hit-the-mark/ Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:21:48 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=2624 It has never been easier to instantly assess your students’ ability to interpret an image (a map, diagram, photo, x-ray etc).  Xorro-Q’s “Clickable Image” question type allows you to select and import an image; click to draw “hotspots” on the image; optionally decide on scores to allocate for students clicking on the various zones.  Next […]

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Xorro-Q takes the Lead  http://www.manzana.co.nz/xorro-q-takes-the-lead-5/ Wed, 30 Oct 2013 03:24:32 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4212 With Xorro's latest Q-Launcher, released 26 August 2013, presenters can now display a real-time Leaderboard to add contest and game qualities to their activities.

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Wordwall Goes Browser  http://www.manzana.co.nz/wordwall-goes-browser-7/ Wed, 30 Oct 2013 03:17:17 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4211 Wordwall has just announced the release of a subscription access to their popular Wordwall activities. Now students can access Wordwall activities from any browser-capable device. To complement the service, Wordwall is introducing new Android based devices pre-loaded with Wordwall subscriptions.....

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Xorro-Q makes a splash with Economics Panel  http://www.manzana.co.nz/xorro-q-makes-a-splash-with-economics-panel-11/ Tue, 06 Aug 2013 04:33:20 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4213 On July 30, Massey University hosted a panel of experts to discuss the country's leading economic issues.  Attended by over 100 people from the University and business, the session was made interactive using Xorro-Q to gauge audience opinions on the questions during the panel contributions. 

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Wordwall 3 Activity Generator: Even More Activities for You!  http://www.manzana.co.nz/wordwall-3-activity-generator-even-more-activities-for-you-35/ Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:34:40 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4218 The list of templates available for Wordwall 3 just keeps growing.... and growing..... and growing! This immensely popular activity generator for classrooms at all levels, has really come alive in version 3, which of course is free to all 2Touch customers.....

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