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Getting Started With Turning Accounts

Create a Turning Account, redeem or purchase a license code and register your response device.

All students are required to create a Turning Account, redeem or purchase a license code and register a response device to respond to classroom interactive/polling questions.

Create a Turning Account

  1.  Log in to UBlearns at:  https://ublearns.buffalo.edu/
  2. Click the Courses tab and select any course
  3. Click Tools and select the Turning Account Registration Link.  You will be taken to the Turning Account registration Web site.
  4. Enter your UB e-mail and click Create Account
  5. Check your e-mail and click the link to verify your Turning Account
  6. Enter your First and Last Name
  7. Select Participant from Role dropdown box
  8. Create and confirm a password
  9. Check the box to agree to the User Agreement
  10. Click Finish
  11. Enter your License Code and click Redeem
    1. If you have a Turning Account ResponseWare License card, enter your license code. (The license code is found in the clicker box when purchased at UB bookstore).
    2. If you need to purchase a license to accompany your clicker, you can do so by accessing the Student Store in your Turning Account
  12. Enter your device ID and click Register
    1. The device ID is located on the back of your clicker under the bar code
    2. If you are using ResponseWare only you can skip this step
  13. Select Finish
    1. The Turning Account Dashboard is displayed.  If you have a check mark for License, Device, and Learning Management System, you are finished.
      1. Note:  Students using ResponseWare will not seea check mark for License but are finished with this process.
    2. If you do not enter a license code and/or device ID, you will receive notification that you need to do so.  You may click Proceed to add a license code or device ID at a later time using the instructions below.

 

Redeem/Purchase a License Code

  1. Sign in to your Turning Account via UBlearns.
  2. Select Profile from the left menu.
  3. Select Manage Licenses
  4. Click Add a License
  5. Enter the license code and select Redeem OR select Purchase a License to visit the Online Student Store
    1. Purchase made from student store will automatically be added to your account

Register a Response Device

  1. Sign in to your Turning Account via UBlearns.
  2. Select Profiles from the left menu.
  3. Select Manage Response Devices
  4. Click Add a Device
  5. Enter the Device ID (The Device ID is located on the back of the device below the barcode).
  6. Select Redeem

ResponseWare is automatically registered to you upon purchase.

 

Turning Technologies has agreed to offer a free account license to UB students to re-register a previosuly registered clicker device in UBlearns. 

Contact UBclicks support (ubclicks@buffalo.edu) for offer details.

 

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