Poll Everywhere

What is Poll Everywhere?

On the surface, Poll Everywhere is a simple application that works well for live audiences using mobile devices like phones. People participate by visiting a fast mobile-friendly web page for your event or sending text messages. Instructions are displayed on-screen. The poll that is embedded within the presentation or web page will update in real time. Advanced uses include texting comments to a presentation, texting questions to a presenter, responding via the web, and SMS interactivity in print, radio, and TV.

How do people vote, respond, or otherwise send in comments or questions?

You can respond by following the instructions shown on the poll when it is displayed. You send a text message to the number 22333. The format of your response is determined by the type of poll. More detailed information can be found in the User Guide.

You can also respond via the poll’s web page on PollEverywhere.com, or via an embeddable voting widget, or on a mobile web browser using PollEv.com.

How to I get access to Poll Everywhere?

First, if you haven’t already created a Poll Everywhere account, create an account using your Bryant email account. 

Second, send an email to Stephen Payne requesting an an invitation. After accepting the invitation you will have access to Bryant’s Poll Everywhere account.

Go to https://www.polleverywhere.com/ to begin creating your polls. To learn more, start here:

Video tutorials

These links will take you to the Poll Everywhere “Video Library”. The videos are “short” and topical; here’s a video that demonstrates how students “Respond to polls from a Mobile Device“:

Blackboard Integration

Integrations’ allow for the sharing of data between Blackboard and Poll Everywhere. Follow these steps to finish configure your Poll Everywhere grade book for integration with Blackboard.

Click “Poll Everywhere – Integrating Blackboard” to Download the PDF.