Learning Catalytics

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An in-class instantaneous feedback system developed by professors at Harvard University

Learning Catalytics is an in-class instantaneous feedback system which enables teachers to view students’ responses and performance analyses in real time. Teachers can assign in-class exercises to help students understand concepts and consolidate their knowledge. With the useful instantaneous feedback, teachers can better understand students’ performance and progress. Follow-up online assessments can also be assigned after class to cater for learner diversity.

Offers various response modes

Learning Catalytics provides various response modes to suit different teaching needs:

  1. Instructor-led synchronous mode
    Teachers assign a single question each time and the whole class have to answer that question synchronously.
  2. Self-paced mode
    Teachers assign multiple questions each time and students can answer questions at their own pace.
Self-paced mode & Instructor-led synchronous mode

Features various question types

18 question types are offered to cater for the needs of different subjects, including multiple choice, composite sketch, highlighting, matching, image upload and word cloud. Teachers can edit or add more questions to suit school-based needs.

Extends learning

Most assessments are auto-marked and provide students with instantaneous feedback to encourage self-learning. Teachers can assign after-class assessments to students according to their performance for extended learning and consolidation purposes.

Supports multi-platforms

Learning Catalytics is compatible with tablets, smartphones and PCs. The system is supported by various platforms such as Windows, MacOS, iOS and Android.

Most exercises are auto-marked

Most exercises are auto-marked

A wide range of question types

A wide range of question types is provided, including region questions. Students may answer by clicking on the picture.

performance analysis

Rich performance analysis is provided to help teachers monitor students' overall progress

individual student's performance

Teachers can view and respond to an individual student's performance