It may sometimes be necessary to manually edit a student’s grades. This could be because they forgot their clicker and you allowed them to take their quiz or on paper or because of some other set of extenuating circumstances. It’s important to manually edit these scores within the TurningPoint software itself as opposed to inside of Blackboard to prevent the changes you make being overwritten.
While the Mac and PC versions of TurningPoint are very similar, there are a few little quirks you need to know if you will be creating your presentation on Mac and then presenting it on a PC.
Cash Acrey has found an excellent way of discouraging students from bringing their classmates clickers to class to answer for them or asking a classmate to do the same for them.
Instructors who would like to try out clickers before committing to using them in their classes can check out the clicker demo kit. Additionally, groups on campus can also check them out for use in their meetings.
TurningPoint Anywhere Polling is the option within TurningPoint that can be used over the top of any other program.
There are several different reports that instructors can run on the session files created when using TurningPoint Cloud.
At times it may be necessary for an Instructor to download a new copy of TurningPoint because of technical problems with the current installation or version of the software.
Clickers are an interactive technology that enables instructors to pose questions to students and immediately collect and view the responses of the entire class. They are often used to give quizzes, take polls, open discussions, and take attendance.
Instructors can run their clicker questions seamlessly within PowerPoint presentations by simply advancing their slides.
Anywhere Polling allows you to poll over the top of any application such as a web page, PDF, streaming video, pre-created content, etc. Anywhere Polling also allows you to poll verbal, without previously setting up questions at any time during your presentation.