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TurningPoint

Deliver enhanced learning experiences

TurningPoint is an easy-to-use engagement and assessment solution that allows students to participate in real-time using their own device. A variety of interactive polling options are available to meet the unique needs of each and every instructor.

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TurningPoint Technical Specifications

For PC For Mac

Microsoft Windows® 7, 8.1 or 10 (32 or 64 bit)

Local Installation of Microsoft Office® 2007, 2010, 2013, or 2016 (32 or 64 bit) (for PowerPoint Polling and viewing exported reports in Excel)

Microsoft NET® 4.5 SP1

2 GHz Dual Core Processor

4 GB RAM

500 MB hard disk space

1024x768 at 32-bit color or higher resolution, up to 150% DPI (up to 125% for PP Polling recommended)

Standard USB 2.0 port (for USB-based hardware devices)

Ethernet or 802.11 compatible wireless network card

An active internet connection for initial Turning Account authentication, ResponseWare usage, and use of Cloud features

Adobe® Flash Player (for Animated 2D/3D charts)

Adobe® Acrobat Reader (for printing and viewing the help options)

Java™ 7 Runtime Environment or later (for importing RTF, DOC, DOCX and QTI documents and exporting reports to Excel and CSV)

Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12

Microsoft Office® 2011 or 2016 (for PowerPoint Polling and viewing exported reports in Excel) 2GHz Dual Core Processor or higher

4 GB RAM

500 MB hard disk space

Standard USB 2.0 port (for USB-based hardware devices)

Ethernet or 802.11 compatible wireless network card

An active internet connection (for initial Turning Account authentication, ResponseWare usage, and use of Cloud features)

Java™ 8 Runtime Environment or later (for importing RTF, DOC, DOCX and QTI documents and exporting reports to Excel and CSV)

Java™ Developer Kit (JDK) as a separate download/installation when running on OS X 10.10

PowerPoint

Deliver interactive PowerPoint presentations using seamlessly created polling slides.

Anywhere

Poll over top of web pages, video, documents or any application using a floating toolbar.

Self-Paced

Deliver assessments, evaluations and surveys that require students to work at their own pace.

Web

Stand-alone polling environment allows instructors to create interactive questions online to deliver to mobile devices.

The Perfect Interactive Polling Solution

ENGAGE YOUR LEARNERS

Incorporate active learning strategies shown to improve student success.

POLL EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE

Engage with every participant. Gather feedback and assess understanding from both onsite and remote audiences throughout your presentation.

ASK MORE QUESTIONS

Leverage short answer and essay questions that provide a deeper look at understanding and display collected data in useful ways.

LEVERAGE EXISTING TECHNOLOGIES

Integrate TurningPoint with existing Learning Management Systems or other learning solutions.

VERSATILE RESPONSE OPTIONS

TurningPoint subscriptions enable mobile responding capabilities with the option to use student response clickers or both in the same environment.

PERSONALIZE INSTRUCTION

Adapt material in real-time based on participant understanding, learning styles and knowledge. Gather detailed reports to remediate on your materials’ effectiveness and analyze impact.

Decision 1 Decision 2

Data to Improve Learner Success

Gather rich data to quickly track attendance, assess understanding and identify learners struggling with material in order to facilitate early interventions. Instructors can analyze data by demographic, question, individual or aggregated over time. All data is easily exportable into reports for convenient, further analysis.

Support Active Learning

No matter your teaching method, TurningPoint interactive polling supports a variety of proven learning theories to help enhance learning.

Agile Teaching

Quickly adapt, change pace or alter course structure to suit the needs and abilities of your learners.

Gamification

Encourage learners to challenge themselves through individual or team competitions.

Assessment for Learning

Check to see if learners are making progress toward meeting objectives during the learning process.

Immediate Feedback

Providing learners with immediate feedback when they answer a question inaccurately has been shown to increase test scores and retention of material.

Enhanced Lecture

Incorporate interactive teaching methods as part of a more traditional classroom environment in order to keep students engaged.

Peer Instruction

Assess participants before and after discussion to measure progress and retention.

Response Options

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Response Options

TurningPoint subscriptions enable mobile responding capabilities. In addition, a variety of student response clickers are available to meet unique needs.

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Interactive Learning Starts Here

TurningPoint is an easy-to-use polling solution designed to support the active learning strategies shown to increase engagement, understanding and retention for every learner.

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Tim Erich
Tim Erich
Paul Tharrett
Paul Tharrett
Elizabeth Good Knutson
Elizabeth Good Knutson

"The use of TurningPoint makes the difference in allowing everyone to become a part of the learning process."

K-12 Education
Portland Adventist Academy