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Answering Instructor's Activity Slides
Last Updated: Dec 27, 2017 05:54PM EST

This article applies to:  Echo360 Students

Instructors may post questions during class for you to answer. The sections below provide instructions for responding to each type of activity slide.

If SMS responses are enabled for your institution, you can use your cell phone to text your answers for some activity slides.

The Activity Code (mentioned below) is the SMS code on the bottom of each slide. Example: SQTF This code identifies what slide you are responding to. Your mobile phone number identifies who YOU are, as long as it appears in the Phone Number field of your Account Settings.

Click each of the Activity slide types listed below to expand and show details for responding to those activities.

How to respond to...

Multiple choice questions are questions asked where you must pick the correct or best answer(s) from a list of choices.

To respond to a multiple choice question

  • For single-answer questions, click the answer then click Submit.
  • For single-answer questions via SMS, type the activity code, space, then the letter of the correct answer. Send the text to the phone number indicated on the question slide.
  • For multiple-answer questions, hold the control key and click all correct answers, then click Submit.
  • For multiple-answer questions via SMS, type the activity code, space, then all letters of the correct answers separated by commas. Send the text to the phone number indicated on the slide.

Multiple Choice activity slide

As long as polling stays open, you can click Edit your answer to change the answer you submitted. For SMS responses, simply send a new text with the activity code for the slide and a new response.

Once instructors close the question polling, they can show student submissions as well as the correct answer. The correct answer(s) are checked as Correct.

Numeric questions are those that require a specific numeric response to be entered into the answer text box.

To respond to a numeric quiz

  • Type in the number for the answer then, click Submit.
  • To respond via SMS, type the activity code, a space, then the number you are submitting as the correct answer. Send the text to the phone number indicated on the question slide.

Numerical activity slide

Before polling is closed, you can click Edit your answer to make changes and resubmit. For SMS responses, simply send a new text with the new response.

Click View Results to see other student submissions to the answer. This may only be available after the instructor has closed the question to further responses.

The correct answer is identified as Correct.

Ordered list questions are questions asked where you must place the given options into the correct or best order.

To respond to an ordered list question

  • Press the control key and click-and-drag the options into the correct order on the screen, then click Submit.
  • To respond via SMS, type the activity code, a space, then the letters of the options in the proper order, separated by commas. For example, PZRF A, D, C, B. Send the text to the phone number indicated on the slide.

ordered list activity slide

As long as polling stays open, you can click Edit your answer to change the answer you submitted. For SMS responses, simply send a new text with the new response.

Once instructors close the question polling, they can show student submissions as well as the correct answer. The correct answer(s) are checked as Correct.

Image questions are where instructors pose a question associated with a picture. Your answer is provided by clicking a specific location on the image.

Image questions cannot be responded to via SMS.

To respond to an image quiz

  1. Click a specific location on the image to indicate your response.
  2. Click Submit.

Image quiz activity

Before polling is closed, you can click Edit your answer to make changes and resubmit.

Click View Results to see other student submissions to the answer. This may only be available after the instructor has closed the question to further responses.

Short answer (also sometimes called Free Response) questions are those that require you to enter text into the text box to answer the question posed. The system does not identify correct or incorrect answers to free response questions.

Be sure to review your answer closely and edit it as needed before submitting your response.

SMS responses are limited to 160 characters.

To respond to a Short Answer question

  • Type your response in the text box provided, review it, then click Submit.
  • To respond via SMS, type the activity code, a space, then the text you are submitting as your response. Send the text to the phone number indicated on the question slide.

short answer question

Before polling is closed, you can click Edit your answer to make changes and resubmit.

Click View Results to see other student submissions to the answer. This may only be available after the instructor has closed the question to further responses.

The system does not identify correct or incorrect answers to free response questions.

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