Student Response Systems

"Clickers" are an interactive technology that enables instructors to pose questions to students and immediately collect and view the responses of the entire class. They are often used to give quizzes, take polls, open discussions, and take attendance.  At Baylor, we currently support Turning Technologies products.  We have over 100+ instructors and 9,000 students who use clickers in their classrooms. 


Turning Technologies

As our "preferred" vendor, Turning Technologies has provided us discounted pricing, benefits, and excellent support. We will work closely with Turning Technologies, faculty, and students to implement the technology into the classroom. The software allows the ability to import/export data to/from Canvas or to any CSV capable program (eg. Excel). This includes importing Canvas student rosters directly and exporting session data and grades to Canvas.

Students can purchase response devices and licenses at the Baylor Bookstore or the Turning Technologies Online Store. Students will be required to purchase a license to use their device in the classroom. For more information on student devices please see Instructor Resources on the side of this page. Every faculty member who chooses to use Turning Technologies receives a free test kit that includes a receiver unit for use in the classroom, a response device, and documentation to help assist you in the integration process.

The software also provides the abilty for students to use their mobile devices or computer as response devices. The Turning Technologies app can be downloaded from the Apple or GooglePlay stores. A license is required to use the app and licenses can be purchased from the Baylor Bookstore or the Turning Technologies Online Store.


Support

If you are interested in using "clickers" in your classroom, please contact Learning Spaces by email at cts@baylor.edu. Baylor University offers technical support for faculty, staff, and students. Students can visit HelpDesk+ in-person, contact them by email at techpoint@baylor.edu, or by phone at 254-710-TECH. Faculty and staff, please contact the Learning Spaces Classroom Technology Support team by email at cts@baylor.edu or by phone at 254-307-1614. Support is also available free of charge through Turning Technologies or by calling 866-746-3015.