Interactive courses at ICD Business School

    Education By Sparkup on January 22, 2019

    1min Read


    ICD is an international business school part of the IGS Group, specialized in business and
    marketing. ICD is based in Paris and Toulouse and gathers around 500 students from France and abroad.

    icon-sp-document (1) Context

    Rather than fighting smartphones during lessons and classes, the ICD International
    business school, decided to turn them into an exceptional learning tool. Let's find out
    how Sparkup helped them answer their greatest challenge: create a new learning
    experience to captivate their students' attention and drive better learning outcomes.

    icon-spM-innovation Challenge

    Enhance collective participation instead of using paper exercises
    Drive better learning outcomes
    Measure the understanding of the students


    icon-spM-easyToUse-1 Sparkup as solution

    Sparkup is now part of the ICD teacher's toolbox with one simple goal: make teaching
    more interactive and fun for both teachers and their students.
    Sparkup is an easy-to-use classroom interaction platform without downloads, that
    fosters participation with 15+ activities. ICD teachers already use the platform several
    times per week on different class format (classes, conferences, seminars, Lab).


    How is Sparkup used?

    Test students in live
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    teacher tests their students'
    knowledge and skills in real time.
    As results appear on the screen,
    they discuss the correct and
    wrong answers for a better


    Broadcast the slides
    To do their lecture, the teachers are able to integrate their slides into Sparkup and broadcast them in between different activities.


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    Teachers can evaluate the
    students' overall understanding of
    the class with a noted exam. They
    extract and analyze the results
    after the test.




    100% interactive
    Quiz, Wordcloud, Challenges ...a little competition increases engagement and facilitates interactions even more!

    Effective learning
    Students see their answers and progress in real time. Teachers are therefore able to feedback on each exercise.

    Teacher real support
    ICD's teachers are using the tool to facilitate discussions, insert explanations on the topics of the class.


    "Sparkup facilitates the interactions with my students as the results appear immediately
    on the main screen. It has helped me engage discussions and insert explanations. My
    students need a real time feedback on the exercises, it truly motivates them!".

    Jessica Lehman, Training Manager for the Event Management Bachelor, ICD