Turning Point An introduction to Audience Response Systems By: Patrick Davis S One Time Effort S Loading Software instructions located in the directory with the software. S Familiarize yourself with the product Load Software S http://jonathan.con.musc.edu/turningpoint/ S For those using Windows go to the PC folder S For those using Mac OS go to the Mac Folder S Follow install instructions in the respective folder Pre-Class Prep S Set-up questions S Prepare presentations S Reserve Audience Response System Start up PowerPoint S For PCs the Turning Point application integrates with PowerPoint. You will notice a new tab on the top tool bar. S For Mac you if you are using office 2004 Turning Point integrates as with PC; if you are using office 2008 you must start Turning Anywhere in addition to starting PowerPoint PC: Click the TurningPoint Icon Mac: Starting TurningAnywhere PC: PowerPoint will start automatically PC: Inserting Turning Slides Mac: You will see this Mac: Create your PowerPoint or not S You may incorporate your poll questions into your PowerPoint presentation, but you do not have to. Turning Anywhere allows you to display the questions independently. S You may run TurningAnywhere independently from PowerPoint. It is a stand alone polling tool Creating Question Lists S Mac: Open Turning Anywhere S Go to the Question List tab and either create a new question list or open an existing one. Mac: Editing an existing question list Mac: Save the Question List Mac: Adding Questions In Class S Make sure the receiver is plugged in S Starting and stopping polling S Unplug the receiver and return to NTC Plug in the RF Receiver PC: Step through the PowerPoint S When a Turning slide comes up Polling will be open S Press the space bar, Polling will close and a chart will display with answers PC: Polling Open PC: Polling Closed Mac: Starting and Stopping Polling S To Start Polling go to the A icon on the top right. S Select Start Polling S When all have had the opportunity to respond close the polling by repeating the first step, then. S Select Stop Polling S Display your polls Adding On the Fly Questions S PC: if during your presentation an opportunity presents itself to incorporate a polling question you may do so without leaving the presentation. S Mac: same as adding questions previously. No need to exit polling just open the question list, question list editor and click the + to add another question. Questions? S PC: on the Fly question PC: on the Fly Question PC: on the Fly question PC: on the Fly question S When you exit your presentation PowerPoint will prompt you to save changes S Saving will save the new slide and incorporate it into the slide presentation. S When the slide is added Polling is open. S Press the space bar as before to close polling and display the results.