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?

  1. Students can use the TurningPoint mobile app at no cost if you allow mobile devices in your classroom.
  2. Students may continue using the clickers they already own. Students who do not own a clicker device can purchase one from the Georgia Tech bookstore.