Audience Response System by TurningTechnologies

TurningPoint software is available at Grand Valley. Wake up the class, engage reluctant students and get instant feedback from instructors and students. Use ResponseCards or ResponseWare to poll the students and to get an instant look at the overall class response.

Clicker Graphs

Student response technology is an effective tool that helps facilitate pedagogical best practices and enhance student learning. 

  • Transform your classroom into an interactive and engaging learning environment.
  • Experience increased attendance and participation - even from those quiet, back-of-the-lecture-hall students.
  • Create open discussions that are fueled by students.
  • Gauge student understanding instantly with visual polling in real-time.
  • Provide students review questions that are reflective of their understanding.
  • Check reading assignments instantly with short quizzes before class and grade assignments instantly.

Getting Started with clickers or ResponseWare

This document includes:

  • Determine Your Response Device Options and Purchase at UBS
  • Register Your ResponseCard (Clicker) in Blackboard
  • ResponseWare device information
  • Prepare to use ResponseWare in Class

Help for Faculty

Clickers or ResponseWare Manual/Guides

Tutorials from Turning Technologies

For additional information, contact Karen Burchard at 616-331-6500 or