Selections from the toolkits of our librarians
BlueJeans is a cloud based cross platform video conferencing service licensed by the University of Pennsylvania. It can be started and joined via a PC, Mac, smartphone, or regular landline (audio only). Each meeting can accommodate up to 100 participants and supports recording of the meeting and screen/media sharing.
Kahoot is a game-based classroom response for administering quizzes, facilitating discussions, or collecting survey data.
Web-based polling tool that uses web and mobile-device responses instead of clickers.
Interactive polling software. TurningPoint has established itself as a major player in audience response technology, so you'll find a lot of support for it at Penn. For instance, SAS Computing has standardized on the ResponseCard system from TurningPoint.
TurningPoint is under active development. They are now offering a product called "ResponseWare", which allows students to respond using a laptop or any web-capable smartphone.