Class Information

TurningPoint Student Response System - PART 1
Kristen Hernandez
Faculty, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Staff


07/25/2018 01:00 PM-02:00 PM Himes Hall  133  Image of Himes Hall building

Course Description

Prerequisite: This is a beginner's level workshop. Prior experience with TurningPoint is not required for this workshop.

Description: TurningPoint is an easy-to-use polling system with the option to choose between a desktop, mobile, or clicker platform. TurningPoint clickers can increase engagement and retention in your classroom. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to create new presentations and modify existing presentations to use with TurningPoint, along with best practices of student engagement and software administration. Prior to attending this workshop, please visit https://instructor.turningtechnologies.com/ and create an account with your LSU e-mail address. 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
  • Hardware and Software
  • Creating a Turning Account/Downloading software
  • Creating a Presentation
  • 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 2), or email ftc@lsu.edu.

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