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DSD: Mentimeter - improving feedback and interaction
Course Description:

Mentimeter is a powerful online questioning tool that can be used to support interaction and active learning in both synchronous and asynchronous contexts.

This course is aimed at staff and students who wish to learn the basics of Mentimeter and how to use it to improve feedback and interaction both online and F2F.

UCL has a site license for this tool: Mentimeter at UCL

UCL is currently piloting the use of Mentimeter as an informal Continuous Module Development tool.

In this practical workshop you will learn the basics of setting up interactive activities. You will also find out how to embed Mentimeter on a website or a Moodle course and manage interactions.

Once you have booked on the course you will be able to access all of the online materials in our Digital Skills Development Moodle course.

This is a one-hour demonstration session delivered remotely.


Once you have enrolled, please check that you have received a confirmation email from MyLearning. You will also receive an email with a joining link at least one day before the session.

Courses start on the hour but please join during the 5 minutes prior to this to download resources and test out your connection/audio.

For more details on how to book, cancel and join sessions please visit our practical course information page .

By the end of the course you will be able to:
  • Understand how to set up word clouds, multiple choice and open comments,
  • Facilitate synchronous or asynchronous activities,
  • Embed Mentimeter into Moodle and manage interaction,
  • Find out about using Mentimter as a Continuous Module Development tool.
Intended Audience:
This course is particularly aimed at staff and students who wish to learn the basics of Mentimeter and how to use it to encourage participation and feedback in a learning context.
Target Audience: All
Course Contact: Digital Skills Development isd-digiskills@ucl.ac.uk
Further Information: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/isd/services/learning-teaching/learning-teaching-services/digital-skills-development/digital-skills
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