TurningPoint enables the instructor to capture immediate feedback and identify students’ understanding with web-based and desktop polling applications. TurningPoint allows for assignments outside of the lecture period. You can turn presentations, lectures, and Zoom meetings into active sessions that allow you to capture critical feedback whether virtual or in-person. TurningPoint also works on mobile devices. […]
Category: Turning Point Clickers
The University of Denver no longer provides technical support for Turning Point Clickers. You can find additional information on the Turning Point webpage.
Getting Started: TurningPoint for Students
Students are required to purchase both the hardware device (clicker) from the bookstore and maintain an active software license for TurningPoint. The bookstore sells the clicker in one box and the license key on a separate card. After 12 months from the first usage of the clicker, students can renew their license at the TurningPoint […]
What if the students’ responses are not showing on my slides?
For TurningPoint Clickers: There are two things you will want to check out first: First, check to make sure that there are no Custom Animations in your PowerPoint slides. If you have put in custom animations like “fly in on click,” you can view and remove them from the Animations tab: From the Animations tab […]
Do students have to buy their own clicker? Your instructor can ask you to buy a clicker for your class. Clickers are available at the bookstore or online. Sometimes your textbook will come bundled with a clicker. If you purchase your clicker from the bookstore you may be able to sell it back at the […]
Getting Started: TurningPoint for Instructors
*If you are using TurningPoint clickers for a class where the students must purchase their own device, please let the DU Bookstore know when you submit your textbook orders. The ISBN is 9781934931684. Instructors will need two items to use TurningPoint in class: the RF Receiver, available from the Office of Teaching and Learning, and […]
What is Turning Point?
TurningPoint is a company that makes student response systems and has two capabilities: hardware based ‘clickers’ and software-based (mobile phone, tablet or laptop) responses. The system can be used with both technologies active at once. The mobile/laptop specific feature of TurningPoint’s offering is called ResponseWare. ResponseWare will permit students to interact in the same ways […]