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Poll Everywhere is a free, online polling application (a.k.a. audience response system) that allows you to quickly gauge student understanding using their computers, tablets, or cell phones.  The Poll Everywhere educational license purchased by CofC now allows faculty to give quizzes and polls that are not anonymous.  It allows you to give polls that are associated with your students’ names and that can generate a score if desired.


  • reading quizzes
  • polling for concept understanding
  • discussion starter
  • group opinion
Getting Started with Poll Everywhere
Learn how to register for an account, create a poll, and view poll results.


Poll Everywhere Educational License

Learn how to have your account associated with the more robust educational license plus discusses the new features available to you.

View the tutorial: Poll Everywhere: Educational License

Add Live Polling to PowerPoint

You can display a poll directly from PowerPoint by embedding your poll as a slide, to seamlessly present with your other PowerPoint slides.

View the tutorial: Presenting in a Slideshow

Add Live Polling to Google Slides

The Poll Everywhere Chrome extension allows for live polling to be embedded in Google Slides. Now your polls will load live in Slides just as they do in PowerPoint.

View the tutorial: PollEverywhere Chrome Extension

Unlock Poll Everywhere's Hidden Features
Student Guide to Poll Everywhere
Using Poll Everywhere OAKS integration

Instructors can import their course rosters from OAKS into Poll Everywhere. This automatically registers each student as a Poll Everywhere participant. Registering students with Poll Everywhere allows instructors  to easily identify how students responded to their activities, and export Poll Everywhere gradebook reports as grade columns within OAKS

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