TurningPoint is polling software that enables students to ‘vote’ or respond to questions in classrooms and lecture theatres using ‘clickers’ and/or smartphones, tablet computers or laptops to make responses. TurningPoint can help make teaching in classrooms and lecture theatres more interactive. It can be used, for example, to survey views, assess understanding, group revision, and to give learners more control of the content or pace of lectures.
I attended the Association of Learning Technologists’ Conference (ALT-C) at Nottingham University in September 2013 on ‘Building New Cultures for Learning’. Three full days of parallel sessions covering the following … Read more