Using TurningPoint 8 Software

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 01:46pm
  1. Do I need to create an account in order to use TurningPoint 8? 
    You will need to use your Georgia Tech email to sign in when you first start TurningPoint 8 software. After you enter your email, you will be directed to the Georgia Tech login service page to log in with your credentials.
    If you have never created a Turning account before, you may get an email from Turning Technologies and you need to click on a link in the email to authorize your account. If you have created an account before, this step will be skipped.

Uploading Grades from TurningPoint

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:23am

Uploading Grades to Canvas

  1. Select the Manage tab in TurningPoint
  2. Highlight your course on the left panel
  3. Click on the Upload Grades button
  4. Select the grade items you want to upload
  5. Click Upload
  6. You will get a confirmation message on whether the upload is successful or not.

Update Course Roster in TurningPoint

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:21am

Update Canvas Roster

  1. Go to instructor.turningtechnologies.com
  2. Click Get Started
  3. Enter your Georgia Tech email and click Sign In
  4. Log in with your Georgia Tech credentials
  5. If you haven't already, complete the steps from the above section on adding courses from Canvas
  6. Under Current Courses, click View under a course title. You can now see your roster

Add Courses to TurningPoint Software

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, January 7, 2019 03:38pm

Add Courses from Canvas

You can add your courses by connecting Canvas through TurningPoint:

  1. Login to Canvas

  2. Open Course to enable TurningPoint​ 

  3. Publish your Canvas Course

  4. Click TurningPoint navigation link 



Georgia Tech Upgrades to TurningPoint 8: What Does that Mean for Faculty and Instructors?

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 09:09am

Georgia Tech is upgrading its audience response system (clicker system) to the latest version, TurningPoint 8, for the Fall 2017 semester. In addition, Georgia Tech is also announcing the purchase of an enterprise license for TurningPoint, which will allow students to use the system for free.

If you are an instructor using TurningPoint for polling, you will need to follow a few steps to upgrade to the latest version. These steps are outlined below:

How does this impact my students?

Steps for Upgrading to TurningPoint 8

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, July 16, 2018 03:59pm
  1. Download TurningPoint 8 to your laptop at https://www.turningtechnologies.com/downloads (choose one of the three files: TurningPoint Mac, TurningPoint PC Install, or TurningPoint PC No Install). It will be pre-installed on podium computers in most classrooms.
  2. Decide whether you want to allow mobile devices in your classroom.

    TurningPoint Student FAQ - I already own a clicker device. What do I need to do?

    This FAQ was last modified on: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 09:40pm

    You can continue using the clicker device. However, you need to register it in T-Square or Canvas, depending on which system your course will use.


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