Audience Response - Turning Point Clickers

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For Instructors: Getting Started

1. Get an Instructor Kit (it's free): 

What's in the Instructor Kit? 

  • Receiver used to collect responses in your classroom; the receiver also serves as a flash drive with the Turning Point software, and storage for your files. receiver
  • Sample NXT Response Card: This is the device students use to respond to questions in class.nxt response card
  • Presenter card: Used with PowerPoint to advance slides, or to open/close polling.  presenter card

Where do I get a kit?

For Instructors: Prepare your Students
  • Students will need to puchase either the NXT Reponse Card or the Responseware App (not both).  You will need to decide if you want students to purchase the NXT Response Card  or if you will allow them to use Responseware App on their mobile device.  TurningPoint will work in your class with a mix of both the NXT and Responseware.  
      • nxt response card   NXT Response Card: Device students use to respond to questions in class.  Students may purchase from either MSU Bookstore (ISBN for the NXT clicker is 978-1-934931-45-5) or directly from  TurningPoint.  
      •  Responseware App:  ResponseWare turns a participant’s web-enabled device into a virtual clicker. Participants are able to respond to polling questions using a Wi-Fi or data connection.
      • Sign Up for a Responseware Account:  You will need this if you are allowing your students to purchase/use the Resposeware App.  
      • Explain that you're using clickers this semester -- Conduct a trial run with students to ensure everything is working.

For Instructors: Prepare your Presentation before Class!

For Instructors: In your Classroom - Presenting
For Instructors: After your Presentation - Reports
  • Insert the Receiver into your computer
  • Open the Turning Point Software
  • PowerPoint Polling:
    • This video demonstrates how to access reports for PowerPoint Poling
  • Anywhwere Polling
    • This video demonstrate how to access reports for Anywhere Polling
  • How to Export  Results to Blackboard -- Send question results from TurningPoint Software to Bb.
For Instructors: Learn More about TurningPoint Software:
 

For Instructors: Best Practices

How to engage your students!



Information for Students:

Purchase NXT Response Card or Responseware App -- you need one, not both!

         nxt response card        

NXT Response Card: Clicker Device used to respond to questions in class. rebateRebate for NXT Card:   Redeem your $15.00 Rebate Here.   Rebate Code = RGAN8(Rebate Applies to purchases from Turning Point or the MSU Bookstore).


Purchase from . . . 

  • MSU Bookstore (ISBN 978-1-934931-45-5). You can use your Financial Aid $$ to purchase from the MSU Bookstore (approx. $53.00).
  • Directly from  TurningPoint -store.turningtechnologies.com  Enter our School Code: GAN8 ($40.00)
       

Responseware App:  Use your smartphone, tablet, or laptop to respond to questions in class. 
 STUDENTS: Check with your instructor before you purchase Responseware.   


Register your NXT Device ID or Responseware License ID in Blackboard

Instructions