The research is definitive: properly used, audience response techniques and solutions enable educators and trainers to achieve startling improvements in learning outcomes with their classes. Is this surprising?
You can use Xorro-Q without this Launcher, however the Launcher does make the use of Xorro-Q activities in live presentations and lesson settings, more convenient. You’ll need to use your Xorro login to download the Q-Launcher for Windows or the Q-Launcher for Mac
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…..
On July 30, Massey University hosted a panel of experts to discuss the country’s leading economic issues. Attended by over 100 people from the University and business, the session was made interactive using Xorro-Q to gauge audience opinions on the questions during the panel contributions.
Users of the web-based Xorro-Q audience response solution can now add images into their activities. All interaction types now support images. Audience participants receive the images on their browser devices (cellphones, tablets, i-Pads, laptops etc) and can respond to questions directly. All audience responses can be displayed in real-time or downloaded for later analysis.
The list of templates available for Wordwall 3 just keeps growing…. and growing….. and growing! This immensely popular activity generator for classrooms at all levels, has really come alive in version 3, which of course is free to all 2Touch customers…..
From early June, Xorro-Q customers have been able to add images into their activities. All question types now support images.
Wordwall, the activity generator designed for use in classrooms, has come into its own in version 3.
In March and April the Xorro team has released a load of new functionality.
So… you make presentations to audiences. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a simple, instant way to involve your audience in your questions, using their own cellphones, tablets etc?
Users of Xorro-Q will observe new benefits when they start up Q this term. Launching in February are several new question types and improved scoring….
During the month of November Manzana is heavily discounting the prices (50-75%off) on a range of student response devices.
If you’re a current 2Touch customer then 2Touch and Manzana are offering your organisation a free 6-month subscription to Xorro-Q. Find out more….
Manzana would like to congratulate Fiona Burns (Mt Roskill grammar), Katie Christie (Winton), and Linda Lehrke (Hingaia Peninsula School) for winning Manzana’s Xorro Q user license competition at ULearn 2012.
WordWall is pleased to announce that Manzana is now supplying New Zealand customers with the easy-to-use WordVote response solution.
The research is definitive: properly used, student response systems such as CPS enable educators to achieve startling improvements in learning outcomes with their classes. Is this surprising?It shouldn’t be. Only by adopting these solutions can educators (and the group as a whole) achieve instant regular feedback on the class’ readiness and understanding of the topic. …