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ResponseWare

ResponseWare is software that allows students to use their web-enabled devices such as smart phones and laptops to respond to TurningPoint interactive questions.

The UB wireless network may be insufficient to support all student ResponseWare connection attempts. UB recommends that students use clickers (ResponseCard models RF, XR or NXT).

ResponseWare requires an account set-up which is free for faculty to use, and a licensed set-up for students.

To set up a ResponseWare account for your class, contact the UBclicks Team at ubclicks@buffalo.edu.

Requirements for student

  1. Students must purchase a license at the University Bookstore or online through Turning Technologies using the school code UBUF.
  2. Students have the option of either:
    • using a web browser-based ResponseWare interface (www.rwpoll.com), or
    • downloading and installing one of the ResponseWare applications available for iPhone, iPod touch and BlackBerry Smartphone devices
  3. Students register Device ID's through UBlearns, just like a standard clicker.

Running a session with ResponseWare

  1. Open the TurningPoint 5 software.
  2. Select PowerPoint Polling from the TurningPoint Dashboard.
  3. Select ResponseWare in the Polling section of the TurningPoint tab.
  4. Under participant options, check require log-in to force students to log in using their name and password.
  5. Leave reserved session ID blank, unless you have previously reserved a permanent session ID. This will generate a session ID which students will use to connect to the session and answer questions. This window can then be closed.

To show the session ID and/or channel number during the presentation, press CTRL+5, and again to hide.

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