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Proven Results With Clickers

More than half of all U.S. colleges and universities have successfully implemented TurningPoint clickers. Years of research across disciplines, student demographics, class size and institution size support student response as a comprehensive learning solution.

View the higher education proven results document

Recommended Language for Course Syllabus

Add specific information about the student response option(s) allowed in your course to the course syllabus.

View the recommended language regarding clickers to include in your course syllabus.

Download TurningPoint 5 Software

TurningPoint 5 software is installed on all instrumented classroom computers. However, we recommend installing the software on a USB flash drive to ensure session data are saved.

To download the software:

  1. Go to the Turning Technologies website
  2. Under Polling Software, click TurningPoint 5
  3. Choose the version you want to install
    Note: If installing on a flash drive for a Windows computer, choose the "no-install" version.
  4. Complete the form and click Submit
  5. Click to Download

Request a ResponseWare Instructor Account

Instructors can choose whether or not to enable ResponseWare to allow student to use smartphones, tablets and laptops to submit responses in class.

Learn more about ResponseWare.

View instructions on how to request a ResponseWare instructor account.

Anywhere Polling

Anywhere polling allows you to poll on top of any application, including Web pages, videos and documents using a floating, interactive toolbar.

View instructions on how to use Anywhere polling on a Windows or Mac computer.

PowerPoint Polling

Integrate TurningPoint5 questions seamlessly into your PowerPoint presentation. PowerPoint polling is an add-in to your PowerPoint application.

View instructions on how to use PowerPoint polling on a Windows or Mac computer:

Classroom Receiver Channels

Instructors are responsible for bringing their own Turning Technologies receiver into the classroom. A specific channel is assigned to each room to prevent interference with other classrooms.

View a list of the channel settings for each instrumented classroom.

Ask Meaningful Questions

Asking meaningful questions that permit students to utilize critical thinking or reveal interesting results will not only keep students attention, but will also encourage collaboration and communication.

View a list of suggested question types.

Enhance Effective Teaching Methods

Use clickers in your classroom to support various learning theories.

View the enhanced learning theory overview.


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Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:11:04 AM