MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Poll Everywhere is an online tool for audience response. It allows you to gather live responses from participants in any venue such as conferences, classrooms, or any off-site events with an internet connection. Polls can be embedded in PowerPoint or Google Slides presentation and can be taken with any common devices like mobile phones, tablets, or laptops. 

To gain access, please follow these steps:

For UTHealth Faculty that need access to host polls please make the request to the Learning Advisory Team member of your primary appointed schoolhttps://www.uth.edu/canvas/lms-advisory-team.htm

Login to Poll Everywhere here: https://www.polleverywhere.com/auth/saml/uthgsbs 

If you have any questions, please include it in the e-mail listed above along with your request.

Guides

Getting Started Guide for Educators using Poll Everywhere
Poll Everywhere Instructor Guide
Using Poll Everywhere in PowerPoint and Google Slides
Best Practices for Presenting Polls
How to Introduce Poll Everywhere to the Audience

Videos

How to Introduce Poll Everywhere to Students
How to Create Polls using Poll Everywhere
Presenting Polls from the Web

Types of Polls

Response Map - Using a map of the world to see participant locations
Smile Sheet - Gauge audience interest using an emoji based scale system
Teams - Split participants into teams using a poll to show team voting on future polls

Webinars

Register for an upcoming Poll Everywhere webinar or view a recorded webinar by going to https://www.polleverywhere.com/webinars.

You can also contact the Poll Everywhere Support Team Monday- Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST at 1-800-388-2039 or support@polleverywhere.com.