Class Information

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


10/09/2017 09:30 AM-10:30 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.**