Zappers Special Interest Group

Zapper and receiver

The purpose of the group is to develop a network of practitioners and enable them to share good practice, experience and resources around the use of zappers (electronic voting systems).

The group is now managed by CITE – the Centre for Innovation in Technologies and Education. Only registered site members can join the group – to register all you need to do is log in with your University username and password in the box on the left of the screen. Fill in the minimal details required and then click the navigation link to Interest Groups, then click the Join Group button  next to Zappers/Electronic Voting Systems. This means that we will be able to easily email you details of any events etc that are run.


Past Meetings

Dates and Titles of the Meetings are listed here. A report from each meeting can be found at the top right hand side of this page.

  • Monday 15th February 1st Meeting to agree purpose & operation
  • Monday 26th April 2010 Zappers as an Evaluation Tool with a presentation from Mary-Jane Baker (School of Health Sciences)
  • Tuesday 22nd June 2010 Meeting with representatives from Reivo the UK distributors for Turning Point. There are no online notes from this Q/A session.
  • Thursday 15 July 2010 Ways to improve learning with EVS by Steve Draper, Glasgow University. You can watch a recording of this entertaining, informative and thought-provoking talk.

If you would like to attend any or our meetings please feel free to turn up. 

Useful Links

ESTICT Network: Engaging Students Through In-Class Technology
This UK online group also runs one-day events several times each year.

Discussion list for enhancing learning via electronic voting systems