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UBclicks is a classroom response system that allows students to participate in presentations or lectures by submitting responses to interactive questions via a keypad.

Classroom Response System

A classroom response system is an interactive tool that can be useful for increasing student participation and rapidly assessing student understanding in class. UB has selected Turning Technologies’ classroom response system as its campus-wide standard. Most technology classrooms include the TurningPoint software and response device receivers.

Instructors add polling slides, created using the TurningPoint desktop software, to PowerPoint presentations for students to evaluate and respond. Students respond to polling questions using a physical ‘clicker’ device or TurningPoint Mobile software for web-enabled devices such as smart phones and laptops. Student responses are captured and can be immediately displayed to gauge content understanding and/or saved for later review and grading.

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Prepare to use clickers in the classroom.
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Learn what new features and/or enhancements have been made to the UBclicks service.
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Instructors are required to have a Turning Account, which provides a unique identifier for each user that is tied to all software accounts and response devices.
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TurningPoint client software is available through your Turning Account.
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Turning Technologies provide two response device options to participate and respond to polling questions, a keypad or web-enable device.
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UB has integrated Turning Technologies classroom response system tools with Blackboard on UBlearns and most centrally scheduled classroom locations.
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Training documents are available to walk instructors through software features and functionality.
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Need to borrow clickers for a day?
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Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about clickers and ResponseWare.

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Ask a question or report a problem you may be having when using UBclicks.

The UB wireless network may be insufficient to support all student TurningPoint Mobile connection attempts. UB recommends that students use physical clickers (Models NXT or QT).

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