TurningPoint

Do I need to create an account in order to use the app?

This FAQ was last modified on: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 08:35pm

After you download and open the app, you will be asked to sign in. Use your Georgia Tech email to sign in and then you will be directed to the Georgia Tech login service page. Log in with your credentials.

Can I use the TurningPoint app on my mobile devices?

This FAQ was last modified on: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 08:23pm

Please check your syllabus or communications from your instructors to see if they allow mobile devices in the class. If yes, then you may go to the app store to download and use the "TurningPoint" app. 

However, you should not purchase an individual license for using the app.

I don't have a clicker device. Do I need to buy one?

This FAQ was last modified on: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 08:14pm

Check your syllabus or communications from your instructors to see if they allow mobile devices in the class. If mobile devices are not allowed, you need to purchase one. The clicker is available at the Barnes & Noble Georgia Tech bookstore.

I already own a clicker device. What do I need to do?

This FAQ was last modified on: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 09:24pm

You can continue using the clicker device. However, you need to register it in Canvas. 

If you have issues registering your clicker device, you might have to update the firmware.

 

How can I update my clicker firmware?

This FAQ was last modified on: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 08:05pm

To update your Clicker device, follow the following directions:

Download Hardware Updater. (Windows only. The Mac updater cannot update the NXT device firmware.)
Download the instructions on how to update the firmware.
Connect a mini USB cable to your clicker and computer, and follow the instructions to download.

What firmware version is on my clicker device?

This FAQ was last modified on: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 07:49pm

Some clickers with outdated firmware may not work when answering numeric questions. The latest version of clicker firmware is version 2.1.5.

To check which version you have, do the following:

Can I reuse the TurningPoint files created in older versions of the software?

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 03:52pm

Yes, anything created in older versions of TurningPoint can be brought into TurningPoint 8. However, it is not backwards compatible.

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