Live formative feedback

Live formative feedback
anytime, anywhere

Bring your student learning experience front and center.
Learn how Bluepulse can support your teaching and learning strategies.


Feedback when it matters

The genesis of focused feedback

More than a mini survey

Live Formative Feedback with Bluepulse is more than just a quick survey. While many may think that increasing survey frequency is the answer, we are concerned about survey fatigue.

Bluepulse is not a mini survey. It’s an always-on channel where questions, thoughts, ideas and information can be shared in a focused manner. The classroom is always in flux and an always-on channel keeps you in the moment.

3 foundations of Bluepulse

The freedom to react quickly

Ensure the student voice is heard at any moment through solicited or unsolicited feedback.
Get the insights you need to make impactful changes when it matters most - during the semester.

Improve learning

By tailoring course delivery to optimize learning for each student, live formative feedback helps facilitate a more adaptive learning style.

  • Utilize spot checks throughout the semester for self-assessment and direct assessment.

  • Follow-up with students who are facing difficulties in the learning process.

  • Support at-risk students by narrowing the focus ensuring that no one is left behind.

Boost engagement

In class or on-the-go, Bluepulse makes it easy for your students to give feedback at any time during the semester.

  • Students voice their feedback in a confidential setting.

  • Enables you to acknowledge, follow-up, and reflect on student feedback as needed.

  • Opens a two-way channel where you and your students can communicate at any time about anything.

  • Instills a culture of continuous improvement through feedback.

  • Takes learning beyond the classroom and continuously engages student.

Increase retention

The Bluepulse mission is to make sure that no one is left behind in the learning process. Through the latest accessibility standards, mobile applications, and promise of confidentiality, Bluepulse gives a voice to everyone in your diverse learning population.

Leverage Bluepulse institution-wide (services, personal development, peer reviews, etc.) to help build a culture of continuous improvement.

Create connections

Give students a voice at any moment

Having an open line of communication is crucial to every student. Close the feedback loop by acknowledging, following-up,
and reflecting on student feedback as needed. Create a connected environment that thrives on openness and helps
improve the educational experience for all.

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Feature highlights

Bluepulse live formative feedback

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Students can ask and answer questions, self-assess, and offer instant feedback from their mobile.


Track progress throughout the learning experience in order to understand what is working.


Ask questions to capture the insights you need to improve by checking in with students at any time.


Lighten the feedback experience by enabling engaging interaction components in Bluepulse (useful, share, etc.).

Give feedback

Students can give confidential feedback to instructors at any time and about anything.

Share and discuss

Increase engagement on shared content with the ability for others to leave comments and further interact through discussion channels.


Encourage constructive feedback with Bluepulse’s promise of confidentiality and privacy in the instructor-student conversation.

LMS & security integration

Offer a better LMS experience with a fully embedded feedback channel as well as enhanced learning analytics capabilities.


Bluepulse is equivalent experience certified and fully compliant with the latest accessibility standards including WCAG 2.1 (AA) and ADA Section 508.


Reach your students anytime, anywhere with the Bluepulse app, email notifications, and through your LMS or portal.


What users are saying

RMIT university logo

By facilitating direct communication between teachers and students and providing accessible data, Bluepulse enables instructors to better understand and address students’ expectations.

Geoffrey Crisp
Dean of Learning and Teaching, Academic Portfolio

University of Louisville logo

Bluepulse gives a voice to students who may not feel comfortable speaking up in class or providing face to face feedback to the instructor. The application is mobile device compatible so both faculty and students have the ability to remain engaged at any time throughout the semester. (…)

Becky Patterson
Exec. Director, Institutional Research & Planning

university of Mary Washington logo

Bluepulse has definitely reduced the number of surprises we see at the end of semester on course evaluations. It provides real data that faculty can use for their own professional development in addition to their pedagogical improvement.

Taiwo Ande
Assistant Provost for Institutional Analysis and Effectiveness

Washtenaw community college logo

Student engagement through formative evaluation is an imperative component to retention and success. Receiving in-time feedback with the freedom of anonymity generates pedagogically meaningful relationships between the faculty and student. Bluepulse 2, by Explorance, is the answer for our institution.

Peter A Baccile
Senior Director for Online Learning

Connect your students and instructors with continuous feedback.

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