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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.

UB has selected Turning Technologies’ classroom response system as its campus wide standard.

Need to borrow clickers for a day?

The Office of Educational Innovation & Assessment has clickers that you can borrow for special events or one time usage. Requests for clickers should be made in increments of 50, up to a maximum of 200.

To submit a request, download the Clicker Equipment Release Form, fill it out and email it to

UBclicks Software Update

Beginning May 20, 2013, TurningPoint 5 will be the only version able to connect with Blackboard on UBlearns and the only version available in Clicker-Ready classrooms.


Faculty who are using clickers in classrooms must use TurningPoint 5 to create their presentations. TurningPoint 5 can be downloaded for free from the Turning Technologies' website for use on personal computers.


The documentation may state to type in a Server Address. In all cases, the Server Address is:

Presentations created in TurningPoint 2008 will work in TurningPoint 5 but once a presentation has been saved in TurningPoint 5 it cannot be opened in TurningPoint 2008.

Turning Technologies has also created tutorials and guides for TurningPoint 5.

Learn about preparing to use clickers in the classroom, clicker models and clicker-ready classrooms.
Learn about software options for presenting clicker questions and managing student results.
A number of resources are available for information on effective uses of clickers in the classroom.
Discover more resources to help you get up and running with clickers.

Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about clickers and ResponseWare.

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

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