‘Confusometer’ app helps professors measure student comprehension in real time

The 'Confusometer' updates in real time.

The raised hand in a college lecture hall’s sea of students could become a campus relic if a mobile device application catches on in the U.S. like it has in Canada.

A web-based application for smart phones, laptops, and computer tablets called Understoodit lets college students tell their professors and instructors whether or not they understand the day’s lesson with a click of the “understood” or “confused” buttons.

Using Understoodit’s “Confusometer,” the faculty member can track students’ anonymous responses in real time.…Read More