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.
Best Practices with Student Response
Student response technology can provide the tools for interactive teaching and learning, but utilizing the technology to its full potential takes experience and creativity. Explore the following best practices to help you maximize impact student response can have in your course.
Recommended Language for Course Syllabus
Add specific information about the student response option(s) allowed in your course to the 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:
- Go to the Turning Technologies website
- Under Polling Software, click TurningPoint 5
- Choose the version you want to install
Note: If installing on a flash drive for a Windows computer, choose the "no-install" version.
- Complete the form and click Submit
- 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.
Anywhere polling allows you to poll on top of any application, including Web pages, videos and documents using a floating, interactive toolbar.
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.
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.
Enhance Effective Teaching Methods
Use clickers in your classroom to support various learning theories.