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.
Gamification – Taking TurningPoint to a Whole New Level
Kristen Hernandez
Faculty, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Staff


09/26/2017 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Himes Hall  133  Image of Himes Hall building

Course Description

Prerequisite: Must have attended the TurningPoint beginner course(s).

Description: Are you ready to take your TurningPoint slides to a whole new level? Join us as we take you on a gamification journey that can lead to an increase in student recall and retention. You will leave with great tools you can implement in your classroom.

**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 integrate the use of gamification.**

Topics covered include:

  • Benefits of Gamification in the Classroom
    • Discussion
    • Experiences
  • Creating a Compete slide (PowerPoint Polling)
    • Participant Leader Board

    • Fastest Responders

    • Wager

    • Team Assignment

    • Team Leader Board

    • Team MVP Board

    • Racing Leader Board

  •  “Hands-on” – Designing Compete slides
    • With existing PowerPoint slides
    • Without existing PowerPoint slides
  • Demonstration of Gameshows
    • Pre-made - Who wants to be a Zillionaire? (show how to modify)
    • On the Spot - Deal or No Deal (Excel)

Note: If you are looking for a more in-depth exploration of using gamification with 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.**