FlipQuiz: A Great New Teaching Tool

24 Sep

I’m teaching Health Sciences Librarianship for the University of Rhode Island’s Library and Information Studies graduate program this semester. Sometimes, I think we can learn as much being a teacher as we do being a student. In this case, I’ve been learning to use a number of new tools, new concepts, and new ways to teach online, and for distance learners. I’ve had to read a lot of theory and try out a bunch of resources and it’s still only September!  Fortunately, I think my students are both patient and open to the trial and error of my learning. 

This week, I discovered a terrific new tool that I want to share via this blog. I think others will find it pretty useful, too. If you’re a fan of learning via games (as I am), give FlipQuiz a try!

NCBI Game

Feel free to click on the game board and play, but don’t share answers with my students! 🙂

2 Responses to “FlipQuiz: A Great New Teaching Tool”

  1. Susan Keller September 25, 2014 at 6:11 am #

    Thank you for sharing this! Very cool!

  2. Ellen Lutz October 21, 2014 at 10:10 am #

    Boy, I wish I had known about this tool last fall when I was teaching a Freshman Seminar course! I used PowerPoint to create something similar for our pre-finals review and it was quite a bit clunkier.

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