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UAB offers different solutions for instructors to poll their students. Use the information below to select which solutions work best for your class.

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Zoom Polls


Poll Everywhere

Types of Polls

Multiple Choice, Single Choice

Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Numeric, Target Questions, Multiple Answer, Word Cloud

Multiple Choice, Word Cloud, Clickable Image, Open Response, Q&A, Ranking, Competition

Supported Presentation Devices

Windows, Mac, or Linux Computers

Windows & Mac Computers, iPad (iClicker Cloud System Requirements)

Any web enabled device iOS and Android Mobile Devices

Instructor Experience

  • Create polls before or during meeting
  • Host or co-hosts launch polls
  • Share results if desired
  • Launch poll while sharing the question or verbally ask the question
  • Share live results if desired
  • Create question content locally in the applications you already use
  • Create polls before or during presentation
  • Launch poll on web or embed in presentation
  • Share live results if desired

Supported Response Devices

Any device Zoom is supported on:

  • Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chrome computers
  • iOS or Android Mobile App
  • Any web-enabled device
  • Any web enabled device
  • Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chrome computers
  • iOS or Android Mobile App

Additional Features

Polling reports

Asynchronous assignments, GPS attendance, instant study guides, Canvas integration, reports, quizzing, exit polling, iClicker Instructor mobile app

Asynchronous response through link, game based competitions, survey tool, Canvas integration, integration with presentation software (PowerPoint, Keynote, Google Slides), reports

Student Cost




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