An excellent tool for online education
October 27, 2021

An excellent tool for online education

Sharon Hartle | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Miro

Miro is being used as an interactive whiteboard for online teaching and as a discussion space for learners to interact during class and autonomously. It is also being used as a collaboration tool for team brainstorming on various research projects. Researchers can easily access the Miro and add their own notes and reactions to a central structure.
  • Provide a visual presentation.
  • Enable independent online team collaboration.
  • Foster brainstorming.
  • Enable group planning and presentation of ideas.
  • Enable learners to work on specific activities both in class and independently.
  • Working in large groups may be a little confusing.
  • No negative impact.
Implementation in an educational context was very user-friendly.
The resource is popular with the students and with some colleagues but not with everyone. Managing large numbers of students who are working simultaneously on Miro can be challenging.
It has been of considerable help for those collaborating both on research projects and on writing articles. As far as teaching is concerned it has provided us with a tool to create engaging new activities that are popular with our learners. This means the impact has been positive.

Do you think Miro delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Miro's feature set?

Yes

Did Miro live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Miro go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Miro again?

Yes

Google Jamboard is a very simple resource but learners can very quickly start to use it to present their ideas. It does not have the range of tools available, however, that Miro does. Zoom is an exceptional resource for teaching online in a synchronous context and combined with Miro is highly effective. Panopto provides video recordings of various types so can also be combined with both Zoom and Miro.
Miro is very well suited to brainstorming, presentation, collaboration, problem-solving, and discussion work. The range of templates together with the available tools also facilitate creative use of the space. Our students find the space intuitive to use and adapted easily to doing exercises online as well as brainstorming ideas in discussions which could then easily be presented to the whole group.