This summer, Northeastern will be updating TurningPoint 5 in classroom computers. Instructors who run the software off the USB receiver device can conduct this upgrade themselves. Just click on the TurningPoint logo at the bottom of the dashboard and check for updates. The upgrade is necessary to perform integrations with Blackboard and www.rwpoll.com.
TurningPoint has created a new form on its web page for instructors looking to get started with clickers. Simply go to the link below and fill out the form, and TurningPoint will send you one response card and one receiver, and a representative will contact you to field any questions.TurningPoint Request Form for Instructor Kits
To see Clickers (live polling environment) used with BB Collaborate, click on the recording link: Clickers live polling environment
When using Turning Technologies on a classroom computer, the default space to save a session is located in the TurningPoint dashboard. However, if you wish to use that data outside the classroom, you can simply save the data on the receiver (which functions, in this instance, as a USB flash drive) and then import the data… Read more »
When building a participant list in TurningPoint, it is usually easiest to simply import a class roster from Blackboard. (Please note that “import” and “export” in the TurningPoint dashboard mean to transfer data from TurningPoint to applications on your computer, for instance Excel, and vice versa. Transferring data from TurningPoint to Blackboard, or vice versa, is… Read more »