We joined staff from Turning Technologies for a hands-on overview of the latest release of TurningPoint. The new release is the easiest to use and most powerful version to date, offering additional capabilities and an enhanced overall user experience. TurningPoint now consolidates the company’s most popular products into one simple interface for polling in PowerPoint®, polling …Read more at the full article: New, All-in-One TurningPoint (11/28/2012)
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On Friday, December 9th, seven OSU undergrads rolled themselves out of bed after a grueling week of finals. They weren’t getting up to grab breakfast at Waffle House or to finish the last 32 swipes on their mealcard before the end of the quarter, they were making one final academic appearance, on the Digital Union’s …Read more at the full article: Student Perspectives on Technology in Teaching
Did you know that at the Digital Union alone, we offer workshops, grants, free Lynda.com access, and individual consultation? Did you know that OSU Media Services offers iTunesU assistance, video conversion, and free hosting of your class videos? Did you know that you can borrow cameras, microphones, clickers, and more from Classroom Services? And that’s …Read more at the full article: Visit me at the Research Expo 11/08/11
LectureTools is a web-based alternative to traditional classroom response systems that runs with no dedicated hardware or special software and includes student inquiry and note-taking tools. The instructor interface makes it easy to add interactive activities to slideshows, publish slides for students, and teach with real-time feedback.
Dr. Perry Samson, Arthur Thurnau Professor of Atmospheric Science …Read more at the full article: Five Ways to Engage Students With LectureTools Classroom Response System
Classroom polling is on the rise. As more and more instructors discover the possibilities of audience response systems as a pedagogical tool, an increasing number of classes are adding clickers to their student requirements. Through OSU’s partnership with Turning Technologies, the Youngstown-based creators of TurningPoint, a number of workshops and training sessions are …Read more at the full article: The TurningPoint Intern
A colleague recently brought this article in the Chronicle to my attention. Basically, the article tells the story of two university professors who recorded their lectures and put them in their institution’s course management system for viewing intended only for students in that class. The videos were apparently captured by third-party software and published on …Read more at the full article: The “safe” environment of the classroom
Dr. Dan Levy, Faculty Chair of Master in Public Administration Programs at Harvard University, will be the keynote speaker for the Turning Technologies User Conference. This session is part of the Turning Technologies training and user conference events on April 25th and 26th, leading up to the Innovate! eLearning in Action conference on April 27th, 2011. Turning Technologies makes ‘clicker’ student response systems widely used in higher education.
The TurningPoint PC Advanced Training course is ideal for anyone who understands the mechanics of creating and facilitating basic presentations and generating reports. The topics covered in this session included TurningPoint Showbar, Demographics, Competitions, Priority Ranking, Picture Slides, and Presentation Settings. During this training, one of Turning’s newest …Read more at the full article: TurningPoint PC Advanced Training (01/18/2011)
Recently we were able to capture interesting interviews with two faculty members here at Ohio State who use clicker technology quite extensively in the classroom. Dr. Bill Reay, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Physics, and Dr. Caroline Clark, Assistant Professor in the School of Teaching and Learning, detail how they have used clickers …Read more at the full article: Video Case Studies: Clickers in Practice
For five weeks, a class of eleven students, three instructors, one graduate student, and one technician convened on Saturday mornings in the Learning Collaboration Studio (LCS) to join with three other schools, including a fourth instructor in India.
Despite dealing with occasional football traffic and some initial difficulties with the technology, this class was an exemplar …Read more at the full article: New Frontiers in the Learning Collaboration Studio