Class Information

  Note: This class is currently full. You may still register, but you will be put on a waiting list and then moved into the class if room becomes available. An email will be sent to notify you if you are moved off of the waiting list. Also, you can check your waitlist and registration status on the My Course History page.
Light a Learning Fire with TurningPoint - PART 1
Kristen Hernandez
Faculty, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Staff


08/17/2017 09:30 AM-10:30 AM Himes Hall  133  Image of Himes Hall building

Course Description

Prerequisite: This workshop is for new users and those who would like to receive the full TurningPoint training.

Description: Do you want to light a fire for learning in your class? Come discover how TurningPoint 8 - Student Response System can increase engagement and retention in your classroom. We will show you how to turn your current PowerPoints into interactive presentations and teach you the basics of the software. Immeditately following this workshop is part 2 of the workshop, please go to training.lsu.edu to register.


Topics covered include:

Part 1

  • Benefits of a Student Response System
  • Downloading the Software
  • Creating a Turning Account/Downloading software
  • Adding the TurningPoint Account Registration link to your Moodle course
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Hardware (kits) - Receiver & Mobile Responses
  • Running a Presentation 
  • Saving Sessions
  • “Walk About” – Testing of TurningPoint quizzes


Resources & Support:

Turning Technologies Help Desk: 866-746-3015 

TurningPoint Support & Documentationhttps://www.turningtechnologies.com/user-guides/turningpoint

TurningPoint Documentation in GROK: https://grok.lsu.edu/Article.aspx?articleid=18510  


Note: If you are looking for a more in-depth exploration of TurningPoint or have questions, please request an appointment with one of the staff members at the Faculty Technology Center. You can call 578-3375 (option 1), or email ftc@lsu.edu.


**Registration will close at 4:30 pm the day before the scheduled workshop/webinar.**