Use the guidelines below to aid you in properly using clickers, including changes introduced for the fall of 2016.
In order to use clickers in your classroom, instructors need to request a receiver and software installed in that classroom. Please complete the Request Form as early as possible to have TurningPoint Cloud installed in your classroom.
In order to use clickers, you must have TurningPoint Cloud installed on your computer. Instructors will need to download the new TurningPoint Cloud software for their office and personal devices from their TurningPoint Cloud account page (accessible through the ReggieNet integration). Contact your local technical support staff for assistance.
There are multiple documents in the How-to Materials page that guides instructors on setting up, using various features, and utilizing TurningPoint Cloud to its maximum potential. It is recommended that as you read these handouts you practice the instructions on the page to get into a habit of completing the steps.
Make sure that students know that you're using clickers in your class. Have your department list "clickers" as a required material in Course Registration.
To the right is a picture of what clicker model students should have.
Starting in the fall of 2016, students will have to purchase a subscription to use Clickers in your classroom. While this subscription will also allow students to use the ResponseWare app on a smartphone or tablet, Illinois State University is not supporting this feature yet. Here are some points you may want to address in your syllabus: