Upcoming international Kahoot! webinar to showcase the power of dynamic polling tools

North-West University (NWU) senior lecturer and charted accountant Kurt Naicker will be presenting at the international Kahoot! webinar for higher education on 21 February 2024 at 09:00 AM CST / 04:00 PM CET.

The webinar is titled "Elevate student engagement: Kahoot!'s dynamic polling tools" and will be hosted by Kahoot!.

Kurt says the webinar will showcase the power of dynamic polling tools designed to give every university community member a voice.

“The webinar is ideal for university lecturers, academic trainees, and anyone passionate about enhancing student engagement and knowledge retention through achieving specific learning outcomes,” he says.

“Whether you’re a seasoned Kahoot! user or new to dynamic polling tools, this session offers practical strategies and inspiration for elevating your teaching practice that can be used in and outside the classroom.”

Kurt explains that during this one-hour session, the attendees will gain invaluable insight into fostering active participation, enhancing feedback experiences, and continuously improving course material using Kahoot!’s latest dynamic polling features.

These polling tools help lecturers understand in which areas students are struggling to grasp principles, and will assist lecturers in identifying areas where fundamental principles and rules may need to be reiterated to ensure student success.

“In today’s educational landscape, engaging students and gathering meaningful feedback are essential for driving academic success. This webinar is your gateway to unlocking the full potential of Kahoot!’s dynamic polling tools, tailored specifically for higher education,” says Kurt.

The webinar will also address best practices and innovative techniques to enhance lecturers’ teaching approach and to support students’ success. The webinar will cover the following areas:

· Understanding student perceptions: Discover how to measure student experiences and perceptions using scale and NPS, and gain the necessary insight to tailor your teaching approach and support student success.

· Evaluating lecture content: Learn how to assess the overall understanding of lecture content and how to integrate interactive elements into presentations to keep students engaged and informed.

· Promoting discussions: Explore how word clouds can spark brainstorming sessions and prompt lively student discussions. Learn how to foster collaboration and creativity by leveraging the dynamic polling feature to generate and share ideas.

· Assessing learning comprehension: Learn more about the diverse polling types available on Kahoot! to collect feedback and evaluate student comprehension across various topics, and how to use polling data to inform instructional decisions and enhance the learning experience. Click here to register for the webinar.


Kurt Naicker.

Submitted on Thu, 02/15/2024 - 08:38