I was recently asked to look into a free tool for polling students (that would show them immediate results) within the D2L environment. D2L currently doesn’t have a poll tool/widget, although it is a requested feature: http://desire4community.com/feature-request-polling-widget-in-desire2learn/
After researching and testing many the free online poll sites, my favorite product for polling is questionpro.com. Here’s an example of a poll embedded in a D2L html page:
The reason QuestionPro is my favorite is because of its flexibility and function. It also has some great reporting options. Here’s the link to the QuestionPro Site: http://www.questionpro.com – it’s worth giving it a try.
USING D2L To Build A Survey
I also created and tested building a poll in D2L using the survey tool. I found that with some manipulation, I was able to create a survey that would give students immediate results much like a poll. Here is what those results look like:
If you’re interested in finding out more on building surveys and polls in your D2L course, feel free to contact us.