Audience Response - Clickers

ISBN for the NXT clicker is 978-1-934931-45-5

Morgan State Supports Turning Point Clickers

Student response technology is an effective tool that helps facilitate active learning and enhance student learning.
Transform your classroom into an interactive and engaging learning environment.
Experience increased attendance and participation - even from those quiet, back-of-the-lecture-hall students.
Create open discussions that are fueled by students, rather than forced by you.
Gauge student understanding instantly with visual charts in real-time.
Provide students review questions that are reflective of their understanding, not just what you think they need work on.
Check reading assignments instantly with short quizzes before class and grade assignments instantly.
 
What's on this page:  

What's needed to use turningPoint Information for Faculty :  Hardware/Software Needed for Instructors:  

Get an Instructor Kit from TTS -- Richardson Libary 212.  The Kit contains the Receiver, Presenter Card and instructions.  Or, order directly at:

https://www.turningtechnologies.com/instructorkit

What you Need   Where to get it What it does

TurningPoint 5 Software.

Download TurningTechnology 5 Software for Windows and Mac This software enables you to create your questions.  

A  Receiver:

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FREE from TurningPoint The Receiver plugs into your computer.  It received the data from the clickers   The receiver also has a copy of the TuringPoint software.

OPTIONAL:  Presenter Card:

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Ask Turning Point to give you a presenter Card  Allows presenters to move around the classroom while polling a classroom/audience. In addition, presenters have the ability to customize the device to control how they operate polling. 

OPTIONAL

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Integrate TurningPointo to your Blackboard Course!

Register Students' Clicker Devices in your Bb Course 

Using TuringPoint 5 with Blackboard

Integrating Turning Point w/ Blackboard enables you to get a TurningPoint participant list from your BB course roster.  It also enables you to upload grades from Turning Point to the Bb Grade Center.

Clicker NXT

Students will need to purchase EITHER an NXT Responce Device (see image at right)  or ResponceWare -- an APP for their Smartphone.  You need to decide if the APP is allowable for your students.  (See Information for Students)

If you wanto students to purchase the NXT device, please let the MSU Bookstore know approximately how many to order.  Students can purchase these devices from the MSU Bookstore, directly from TurningPoint or used on Ebay.

For Morgan Bookstore orders, the ISBN for the NXT clicker is 978-1-934931-45-5

Include the number of NXT response cards you would like the MSU Bookstore to stock with your Texbook Adoption

(See below for purchasing options for students)

A clicker device students own and bring  to classes.

  


 

student information Information for Students:

Students: You need to purchase either an NXT Response Device or a Mobile License (see chart below for details)

Make sure your instructor approves the mobile option before you purhchase it!

This should be a ONE-TIME purchase. Keep the device or mobile license for all of the years you are a student at MSU.

What you Need Where to Get it What is Does
Resister your NXT or Responseware in Bb -- Your instructor will let you know if you have to do this.

How to Register your Clicker Device or Turning Point Responseware App in Blackboard

Adds your specific Clicker ID to your i nstructor's participant list.  Register in just ONE Bb course, and it will apply to all other courses you are enrolled in.


Clicker NXT

Purchase the NXT Response Card.  A clicker device that you bring  to classes.

$15.00 Spring 2014 Rebate Information Click here for details

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For academic year 2013/2014 there is a $15.00 rebate from TuringPoint -- no matter where you purhcase your NXT Clicker.  

1. MSU Bookstore:  You may use your financial aid to purchase a the NXT clicker from the bookstore.  ISBN for the NXT clicker is 978-1-934931-45-5

OR

2.  Directly from Turining Point  store.turningtechnologies.com  Enter our School Code: GAN8

OR

3. You can search web sites such as Ebay for used NXT devices.

Bring your clicker to class!

Let's you respond to questions your instructor asks.

OR  Purchase EITHER the clicker device OR the mobile license -- not both

 The Turning Point ResponseWare App for Android or iPhone.

Check with your instructor BEFORE purchasing ResponseWare to see if it is ap


proved for use in your class.  

responseWare

store.turningtechnologies.com  Enter our School Code: GAN8

Bring your phone or mobile to class!

Let's you respond to questions using an app on  your SmartPhone or tablet.

 




Guides, videos, instructionsHow to Guides & Tutorials

 Contact Turning Point - Technical Support Web Site || All User Guides (all products and devices) || System Requirements

Turning Point 5

Full Instructor's Guide for Windows || Full Instructor's Guide for Mac

Printed Guides

Power Point Polling Guides

New User PowerPoint Polling with Ten Steps - Mac
New User PowerPoint Polling with Ten Steps - PC
PowerPoint Polling Additional Topics - Mac
PowerPoint Polling Additional Topics - PC

Anywhere Polling

Anywhere Polling and Step Instructions
Anywhere Polling Additional Topics

Blackboard: Register Students' Devices, Edit & Download participant list  

Use the Results Manager

Video Tutorials

Videos for PowerPoint Polling, Anywhere Polling & Self-Paced Polling. Results Manager, Hardware and more.

Blackboard Tutorial

Power Point Polling New Users Tutorials:

Anywhere Polling

More Video Tutorials

Online Training Free Web-based Training: Short instructor-lead webinars  See schedule here.
Self-Paced Training Free Self-Paced Training: Online training you can complete at your own pace.

Blackboard

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For Faculty:

For Students:

 



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