Setting up Peer Instruction is easy!
Overview of the key steps:
1. In "Question Bank", set up the multiple choice and/or text questions for your quiz.
2. Go to "Activity" to run "Peer Review".
3. Select your quiz, or create questions on the spot during your lecture. Then, click on the first question to begin the quiz.
4. Press "Start" and then ask your students to log-in using the session number, student ID, and their name.
5. Once all students have submitted their answers, press "End Question" to view the class' result. Provide additional information to the students about this question for their consideration.
6. Press "Next" to push the same question to the students to allow them to answer this question again.
7. Once it's all done, press "End Game" to stop the quiz.
a. Sign up your Presentria account at https://www.presentria.com/web if you have not yet done so. Remember to activate your account using the link in our welcoming e-mail.
b. Log into the instructor portal at https://instructor.presentria.com, then select "Resources > Question Bank" to create your quiz.
c. For Peer Instruction, you should create multiple-choice question that includes a correct answer.
a. Once you are ready to run "Peer Instruction", go to "Activity" on the left hand side menu and then press the triangular ">" Play button.
b. Note that if you don't use the question bank, you can still manually create the questions on the spot during your lecture once you've started the "Peer Review" activity.
a. Select your quiz, or create questions on the spot during your lecture.
b. Click on the first question to begin the quiz.
a. Once all students have submitted their answers, press "End Question" to view the class' result.
b. Now, the instructor should use this time to provide additional information about the question or topic, so that students can re-consider their answer. Perhaps you can show them some YouTube videos or online articles about this topic.
a. Once the class discussion has been taken place, you press the "Next" button to push the same question to the students again.
b. When students have complete their 2nd attempt in answering this question, press the "End Question" button to show the results on the screen.
c. The left hand side column (dark green) reflects the first attempt. The right hand side column (light green) reflects the second attempt. For example, one student chose A and another student chose E in the first attempt. After extra information was given by the instructor, both students chose A in their second attempt.
d. You can also click the "Score" tab to view the class' scores, assuming 1 correctly answered question would receive 1 mark.
a. Once it's all done, press "End Game" to stop the quiz.