Using TurningPoint as a Student


How do I use TurningPoint to respond to questions in class?


  • TurningPoint 8
  • PointSolutions


Instructor is using TurningPoint in class.


Registering Your Clicker for Class

  1. Clickers are registered through a Turning account, which is accessed through a link in your D2L course
    • Instructions for creating a Turning account and linking it to your D2L account are available here
  2. TurningPoint clickers and subscriptions can be purchased directly from the TurningPoint/PointSolutions Store

Note: Discounts are available if purchasing subscriptions for longer than a year. If you know a course you will take in a later year uses TurningPoint it might be worthwhile to buy a longer subscription See the TurningPoint/PointSolutoins Store for pricing

Changing the Channel on Your TurningPoint Clicker

Note: Clicker channels vary from classroom to classroom, please ask your instructor what the correct channel is for your class.

  1. On the clicker press the Channel, CH or GO button
  2. Enter the two-digit channel number provided by your instructor
  3. Press the Channel, CH or GO button again
    Note: A green flash indicates the channel was successfully changed. A red flash indicates that the response was not received. Multiple yellow flashes indicate the response is sending


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TurningPoint is the audience response system available for use by the campus community at the University of South Dakota