BYOD Alternatives

Faculty interested in allowing students to use their phone, tablet, or laptop to participate in classroom polling have several options. Sometimes called BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), here are two recommended services.

Notable Features


i>clicker REEF


Fully compatible with UD’s campus standard:
– i>clicker software version 7,
– original and i>clicker2 remotes

– 2 week free trial

– 1-year student access code from UD Bookstore at $15.99 for individual student tracking

Poll Everywhere

Educator’s Guide

Student’s Guide

– Text entry with a “dumb phone”

– Response display option as Word clouds

– Ability to +1 questions or ideas

– Free up to 40 responses for “edu” instructor accounts

1-year student access is available online for $14.

Consider these options our clients have used:

Direct Poll


– Easy to use

– Great for big classes

Free up to 500 responses



– Results exportable to Google Drive

– Dedicated to keeping product free

Free up to 1000 participants, if enough bandwidth is available

Audience Opinion


– Simple app-based polling Free up to 75 responses for “edu” instructors

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