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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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.
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…..