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Queen's University
 

Clickers


After an extensive evaluation of various student response systems, TurningPoint has been selected for use at Queen's University. The technology can be used to provide students in large classes with a more interactive learning experience: it enables instructors to integrate questions into PowerPoint Presentations, view student responses in real-time, and modify the lecture based on student feedback.



Getting Started


What you need to get started:


  • PowerPoint/Microsoft Office Suite (Mac or PC)
  • TurningPoint Radio Frequency (RF)
    • Receiver The RF Receiver allows you to run an interactive TurningPoint/PowerPoint presentation.
    • RF Receivers can be purchased through Campus Computer Sales and Service.
    • The cost, excluding tax, is $145 retail or $125 on account code.
  • Clickers (Student Response Cards, or Key Pads)
    • Students can purchase TurningPoint clickers through Campus Computer Sales and Service (CCSS), Dupuis Hall for $45 plus tax.
    • The same clicker can be used in multiple courses.
    • Each clicker has a six-digit hexadecimal identification number printed on the back below the bar code.
    • Lithium batteries, model CR2032, are available at CCSS for about $2 each.
  • Warranties
    • Clickers and RF Receivers come with a 12-month warranty.
    • The devices can be returned to Campus Computer Sales and Service for replacement.
  • TurningPoint Software
    • No license is required to download TurningPoint software.
    • It can be installed on as many computers as you want to develop your presentations.
    • Complete the online information request to download TurningPoint and you will receive an email message that contains a link to download the software (http://www.turningtechnologies.com).


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    Help & Support


    For more information on Clickers, please visit the Emerging Technology Centre.


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