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TurningPoint - Overview

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A clicker, or student response system, is a tool for active learning in the classroom through 100% student participation in question-and-answer sessions.

Overview

NDSU has a campus wide license for Turning Technologies as our personal response solution, which utilizes clickers and/or your electronic device. It provides an easy way to actively engage your students in your lectures or conduct surveys and quizzes. Results can be displayed in real time to encourage discussion or can be uploaded into your Blackboard Grade Center.

TurningPoint Webinar: Overview of the product differences  (YouTube Video 47:01)

Getting Started

First time instructor and student user must create a TurningPoint account in Blackboard using their NDSU email address. Instructors needs to synchronize their Blackboard course with TurningPoint and determine which software version they will use. 

Intended Audience

  • Faculty
  • Students

Using this service

Availability

24/7/365 [*Standard outages]

Support contact

IT Help Desk
ndsu.helpdesk@ndsu.edu
Phone (701) 231-8685

Cost

University-funded: no charge (if using TurningPoint)




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Owner:Sharley K.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2020-04-27 11:38 CDTUpdated:2021-01-04 09:05 CDT
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