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.
Turning the Corner with TurningPoint: A Faster, Easier Student Response System
Kristen Hernandez
Faculty, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Staff


08/14/2017 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Himes Hall  133  Image of Himes Hall building

Course Description

Prerequisite: This workshop is for those who were using TurningPoint Cloud in the classroom.

Description: Join us as we turn the corner from TurningPoint Cloud to TurningPoint 8. Delete the old software and throw away the old documentation as we take the journey to using the simplified, fast and easy version of the software. Less steps means more free time for you!

**An optional Open Lab time (30 minutes) will be available after this workshop if you would like to join us to ask questions and/or work on getting your course ready to use TurningPoint.**

Topics covered include:

  • Best Practices for using a student response system
  • Downloading the New software and removing the old software
  • Moodle Course – External Tool
  • Hardware review (kits)
  • Review of creating a presentation (Q&A)
  • Manage Tab
    • Downloading a Course List
    • Updating a Course List 
    • How to Import a Session
    • Renaming a Session or Course List 
    • Merging Sessions
    • Exporting Sessions for Authorized User (Teaching Assistant/Graduate Assistant)
    • Uploading Grades to Moodle
  • TurningPoint App


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 about your specific survey, please request an appointment with one of the staff members of 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.**