Mentimeter Smartphone Student Response System: A class above clickers

Chris Little

Abstract


This short piece will discuss the features of Mentimeter, a mobile device-based student response system, demonstrating it's features and the benfits to practitioners considering it's use.

Keywords


Learning technology; student response systems; large-group teaching

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Mentimeter AB. (2016) Mentimeter - Features. Available at: https://www.mentimeter.com/features. (Accessed: 6 April 2016).

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/compass.v9i13.328

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