OnlineTED: Audience Response System

logoThe Technical University of Munich has developed an audience response system (ARS) which is platform-independent and free-to-use for educators and students worldwide. OnlineTED is a web-based audience response system designed specifically for lectures and seminars in higher education.

  1. Register for free
    • OnlineTED is a free-to-use audience response system for higher education. Register as educator at
  2. Create questions
    • Create and manage polls online. OnlineTED does not require additional software installation and is compatible with any operating system
  3. Conduct polls 
    • Start live-polls in class with your web browser. Your students can participate with any internet-enabled device (smartphone, tablet or laptop).

What do you do to stimulate participation in lectures? How do you promote active learning and engagement? Do you know what students have learnt about the subject or about learning during or following your lecture? Have you tried OnlineTED, or other audience response systems? Please share your experiences in the comments section below…




Kühbeck F, Engelhardt S, Sarikas A. – a novel web-based audience response system for higher education. A pilot study to evaluate user acceptance. GMS Z Med Ausbild. 2014; 31:1. Available at:

OnlineTED Info-Flyer

Phil Vincent

Phil’s focus is to work across Faculties to support the implementation of the Academic Strategy, and in particular contribute to the effective development and implementation of technology enhanced learning.

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