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Install REEF Polling

This topic provides instructions on how to install REEF Polling and create an instructor account. For student instructions on installing and using REEF, see the Student's Guide to REEF Polling.

Note: You can install the software in multiple locations and on both Windows and Mac. You can also run REEF Polling from a flashdrive and run it anywhere. Regardless of where you use the software, all of your courses and student results are stored in the cloud and kept in sync.

Install REEF Polling on your computer (Windows)

  1. In a web browser, navigate to http://reef-education.com and download the instructor application.
  2. Right-click the downloaded file, and then click Extract All.

    Extract REEF Executable
  3. Select a destination for the REEF files.

    Extract folders
  4. Click Extract.
  5. (Optional) Create a shortcut on your desktop or Start menu.

Install REEF Education on your computer (MAC)

  1. In a web browser, navigate to http://reef-education.com and download the instructor application.
  2. Double-click the downloaded file (REEF_Education.dmg) to launch the disk image installer.
  3. Download the REEF Education icon onto your applications folder.

Install REEF Education on a flash Drive

  1. In a web browser, navigate to http://reef-education.com and download the instructor application.
  2. Download the REEF Education icon onto your flash drive.

Create an instructor account

The first time you use REEF Polling, you need to create an instructor account. You will use this account for all of your courses. All your account data is stored in the cloud, so you can easily access it from any computer

  1. Launch the REEF application
  2. Click Create Account.

    Create Instructor account
  3. Complete the form.

    Accounnt Information
  4. Click Create.

Notes:

  • Your password is case-sensitive and must be at least 8 characters.
  • All fields are required except Instructor Remote ID.