Edit presentations: drag, drop, done!We want to help users save their most valuable commodity: their time. This latest product update does so in two ways. First, it makes it easier to insert questions into a presentation: simply drag & drop questions in between slides. It also has the added benefit of showing you a preview of each slide so you can review its content. This brings us to our second point: updating the content of the presentation.
Review your students’ individual performance throughout the year at the click of a buttonEvery teacher wants to see their students improve, but how is that progress measured? While exams may allow us to see whether students have acquired the necessary knowledge at the end of the school year, they do not enable us to view their progress throughout the year. Since long-term learning relies on linking new information to pre-existing knowledge, it is important for teachers to be able to visualise the learners’ evolution.
Wooclap complies to the LTI standardIn late 2018, we announced our Moodle plug-in, Wooclap’s first LMS (Learning Management System) integration. Today, Wooclap can integrate many other LMS thanks to the LTI standard. What is the LTI standard? The IMS Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) standard prescribes a way to easily connect learning applications and tools with platforms like learning management systems in a secure and standard manner. OK, but why? Integrating Wooclap into your LMS will synchronise data between the two platforms, including the polls you have created and the students’ grades.
New feature: Create folders in which to file your eventsMany among you requested it, so we made it happen! Start organising your events in folders today and manage them more easily. Find out all there is to know about folders here! Any thoughts? Share your feedback and suggestions with us! Sign up for free
Script Concordance Test: what, why, and how?When we introduce a new feature, we usually skip straight to its look and how to use it. However, unlike most of our other interactions, the Script Concordance Test (SCT) might require a short introduction before we get to that. What is an SCT and why is it useful? According to Script concordance testing: from theory to practice, written by __ professors at Canada’s McGill Centre for Medical Education
Coming Soon: Our New Design!For the past few months, we have been working hard to make the “Wooclap event” interface — commonly referred to as the dashboard —more user-friendly. Here’s what you can expect from the new design: A familiar structure An event still consists of three tabs; the votes, the messages, and the participant pace. Following user requests, we have implemented some changes to make your experience more enjoyable. Quick access to event settings All event settings are within reach, regardless of the tab in which you are currently working.
Launching Wooclap’s Moodle plug-inSome of you might remember Wooclap announced a first, small-scale integration with Moodle back in March, which allowed users to import and export files across both platforms. While this is convenient, we saw more potential in that venture. That is why, over the summer, our team developed the Moodle integration more in-depth to grant users of both platforms a more comfortable experience. Through Moodle, users will have access to a “Wooclap activity”, to create Wooclap content while on their Moodle account.
Introducing the Word Cloud ModeratorYou want audience members to feel like they can express themselves freely, but that freedom should not come at the expense of your control over your own presentation. The new moderator for word clouds reinforces that control without affecting participants’ freedom of expression. How do I activate this feature? When creating a Word Cloud, turn on the “Moderator” button. How do I use the moderator in real time? Step 1: Click on the notification icon on the projected screen to visualise all answers pending before approval.
5 things you didn’t know about Wooclap’s brainstorming feature!Elevate your brainstorming sessions with Wooclap! Wooclap’s brainstorming feature enables you to easily collect your audience’s ideas and categorise them in real time; we have enhanced it in 5 ways to make brainstorming sessions even more engaging! 1. Unlimited number of brainstorming categories Choose as many categories as you please, and use your slide bar to scroll through your different categories easily. 2. Moderate participants’ ideas Reject any ideas that are not relevant to the brainstorming session.
Wooclap add-in for PowerPoint is now available!Wooclap's integration ith PowerPoint That’s right guys, it’s OFFICIAL, Wooclap’s plug-in is now available in the Microsoft Business App store. Wooclap add-in on Microsoft PowerPoint Adding interactive Wooclap questions to your Office 365 PowerPoint presentation has never been so convenient. Combine your favourite PowerPoint features with the power of Wooclap’s real-time interaction. If you’d like to read about this new addition to the Wooclap arsenal in more detail, make sure to check out our FAQ article: How to integrate Wooclap in PowerPoint?
Transform student experience with Wooclap's personalised reportsStudents, rejoice! Teachers, relax. We recently put the finishing touches on personalised reports for students, who will receive individual results, sent in at the push of a button by their teacher, regarding the Wooclap questions they answered during class. How to share reports with your students Go to your event’s settings. Click on “send report”. That’s it, there is no step 3. If your exams were that simple, your students might not even need this feature!
Do you dislike inappropriate answers? So do we!Some participants may, on occasion, have a little too much fun when answering open questions, leaving you with a bad joke -or worse, for everyone to see. Fear no longer, for we have bestowed upon you the power to preserve your presentation’s integrity. Indeed, these unwanted messages shall henceforth be banished to the trash by your hand, thereby restoring peace and honour to your name, should you wish it.
Yihaaa! Download MP4 video files to your Wooclap presentation!We’re so excited! And we just can’t hide it! We made it😍🎉! You will now face no more restrictions regarding the video files you wish to embed in your Wooclap presentations. Wooclap now supports any type of MP4 video file (max. 200 MB) and MP3 audio file , in addition to the previous VIMEO, DailyMotion and Youtube formats. So stop whatever you’re doing, and add that adorable video of your new kitten you filmed the other day🤩!
New feature: Like the answers to an Open Question!❤ ️Wooclap’s most recent addition to its arsenal of features promotes closer interaction between members of your audience! Participants can now show support for each other’s answers to open questions, by liking those they enjoy. Results displayed as both word clouds and lists will be affected - and improved, each in their respective ways. Enjoying article so far? Press the “Clap” button! 👏 1. How to allow my audience to like answers?
Did you know ? MatchingDid you know? … You can match images and words on Wooclap 🤯. It’s true! You can, for example, match a country’s flag and its country name. As you can imagine, this opens our “Matching” feature up to a whole new realm of possibilities. When creating a “Matching” question, add pictures to the left column. Add the corresponding word(s) in the right column. Save your question or display it immediately.