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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.

Higher Education Proven Results document

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.

Best Practices with Student Response document

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Recommended Language for Course Syllabus

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

Syllabus recommendations for QT

Syllabus recommendations for ResponseWare

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Download TurningPoint Cloud Software

TurningPoint Cloud 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. Download directions are below

  1. Log into your Turning account (Need to create a Turning account?)
  2. Click Downloads in the left menu
  3. Choose the version you want to install under the TurningPoint Cloud heading
    Note: If installing on a flash drive, choose the "no-install" version
  4. The application should download to the specified location on your computer
  5. Double click the downloaded file and follow the instructions to complete the installation

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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.

Channel Settings for Each Instrumented Classroom.

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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.

Suggested Question Types 

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Enhance Effective Teaching Methods

Use clickers in your classroom to support various learning theories.

Enhanced Learning Theory Overview

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Last Updated: Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:06:16 PM