Clickers :: Overview

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HSU uses the Turning Point Cloud classroom response system, v7.3, to increase class interactivity and improve student engagement. The system also enables both students and instructors to get real-time feedback on class effectiveness. The Turning Point system comprises a receiver and handheld input devices (clickers). Receivers are installed in all Smart Classrooms, and TurningPoint software is installed on all Smart Classroom PCs and Macs. The Turning Point system may also be integrated into Moodle for fully interactive instruction.

Clickers work wherever a computer has TurningPoint software installed, together with an activated clicker receiver connected to a USB port. Students can use clickers or the ResponseWare app on their mobile device to participate in interactive activities in class.

Clickers are available from the HSU Bookstore for purchase; faculty should order the appropriate number of clickers for their class at the same time as they order textbooks - a semester ahead of when they will be needed. Turning Point clickers are fully ADA-compliant.