Clicking Your Way to an Interactive Classroom<br />Adapted from a presentation by<br />University of Illinois College of M...
TurningPoint Technology (TPT):<br />Create interactive (“question”) slides whereby lecturer can poll students and display ...
Have you ever used “clickers” in the classroom (as student or teacher)<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
Clickers in Your Classroom - YouTube<br />Video Available at<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peyfS4Sp3-A<br />
On average, how much high school course information is presented in a lecture-style format?<br />Interactive “Clicker” Sli...
What was the average lecture duration for students in higher education?<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
What is the average human attention span?<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />Source: TurningPoint Technologies<br />
Result:<br />Lecture-based Curriculum<br />Lecture Length >> Attention span<br />DECREASED Retention<br />
Result:<br />Audience Participation<br />INCREASED Retention<br />Audience response system significantly improves short-te...
Role of Audience Response Systems<br />Increasing student participation<br />Results in increased learning and retention<b...
TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Software (needed to create interactive presentation):<br />Hardware (needed to present ...
How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide <...
How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide <...
Step 1: Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Click on the TP icon to open program<br />
Step 1: Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Click on the TP icon to open program<br />Make sure TPT Toolbar is ...
Step 1: Beginning/opening existing presentation with TP<br />Only ONE rule:<br />TPT must be opened before PowerPoint pres...
TOOLBARS<br />PowerPoint Toolbar – use for creating/editing presentation<br />TPT Toolbar – use for INTERACTIVE slides onl...
How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide <...
Step 2: Create an Interactive Slide<br />On TPT toolbar, click on “Insert Slide”<br />Choose the type of slide to insert<b...
Interactive slide has three elements:<br /><ul><li> Question region
 Answers region
 Chart region</li></li></ul><li>Step 2: Create an Interactive Slide<br />Only TWO rules:<br />
ALWAYS ENTER QUESTION IN THE QUESTION BOX!<br />
ALWAYS ENTER ANSWERS IN THE ANSWER BOX!<br />
Step 2: Create an Interactive Slide<br />Only TWO rules:<br />1. Type questions into question box<br />2. Type answers int...
Follow the two rules, chart will change automatically!<br />
Step 2: Create an interactive<br />On TPT Toolbar, click “insert slide”<br />Choose the type of slide that you want to use...
ter<br />
Step 2: Create an Interactive Slide<br />ONLY TWO RULES:<br />Enter question in Questions box<br />Enter answer in Answers...
Review Question 1<br />What is the name of the fibromuscular fold (arrow) that demarcates the duodenum from the jejunum?<b...
Do you understand how to create your own interactive slide?<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
Do you think you could create an interactive slide from home?<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide<b...
Step 3: Use Interactive Slide within Presentation<br />TPT Software must be downloaded to computer running presentation<br...
Step 3: Use interactive slide within presentation<br />Polling will open automatically when interactive slide is displayed...
Are you having fun yet??<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
One thing to remember. . .<br />Once polling information is gathered for a slide, polling will remain closed until that sl...
How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide<b...
Save polling data<br />End the PowerPoint presentation that you are giving<br />Click “Save Session” on the TPT toolbar<br...
Save polling data<br />End the PowerPoint presentation that you are giving<br />Click “Save Session” on the TPT toolbar<br...
Save polling data<br />Graph <br />Number of correct responses<br />Number of responses per answer, etc.<br />Data manipul...
How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide<b...
“Extras’ Options<br />Add slide instantaneously during a presentation.  While on the slide of interest in presentation mod...
Special features:<br />Most special features can be found under Insert Object:<br />
Special Features<br />
More advanced options:<br />Insert images instead of text answers<br />Track individual participants<br />Track teams of p...
If they were available, I would use “clickers” in my classroom…<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
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Clicking Your Way to an Interactive Classroom

  1. 1. Clicking Your Way to an Interactive Classroom<br />Adapted from a presentation by<br />University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria<br />Department of Instructional Technology<br />Justin Keel, Instructional Designer<br />Allegany College of Maryland<br />
  2. 2. TurningPoint Technology (TPT):<br />Create interactive (“question”) slides whereby lecturer can poll students and display results instantaneously<br />
  3. 3. Have you ever used “clickers” in the classroom (as student or teacher)<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
  4. 4. Clickers in Your Classroom - YouTube<br />Video Available at<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peyfS4Sp3-A<br />
  5. 5. On average, how much high school course information is presented in a lecture-style format?<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
  6. 6. What was the average lecture duration for students in higher education?<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
  7. 7. What is the average human attention span?<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />Source: TurningPoint Technologies<br />
  8. 8. Result:<br />Lecture-based Curriculum<br />Lecture Length >> Attention span<br />DECREASED Retention<br />
  9. 9. Result:<br />Audience Participation<br />INCREASED Retention<br />Audience response system significantly improves short-term retention and scores increase after a 3 month follow-up retest<br />Source: Rubio, Bassignani, White, and Brant. Effect of an Audience Response System on Resident Learning and Retention of Lecture Material. 2008.<br />
  10. 10. Role of Audience Response Systems<br />Increasing student participation<br />Results in increased learning and retention<br />Gauge effectiveness of lecture in real-time<br />Gather instant audience feedback to direct lecture<br />Track student responses over time<br />Increase effectiveness of lecture over time<br />
  11. 11. TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Software (needed to create interactive presentation):<br />Hardware (needed to present interactive presentation):<br />Response Devices (“Clickers”)<br />USB Receiver<br />Obtain from CD or online- it’s free!<br />3 PARTS:<br />
  12. 12. How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide <br />Use interactive slide within presentation<br />Save polling data<br />‘Extras’ options<br />
  13. 13. How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide <br />Use interactive slide within presentation<br />Save polling data<br />‘Extras’ options<br />
  14. 14. Step 1: Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Click on the TP icon to open program<br />
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  16. 16. Step 1: Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Click on the TP icon to open program<br />Make sure TPT Toolbar is visible<br />To begin new PowerPoint<br />Create presentation as normally would in PowerPoint<br />To open existing PowerPoint presentation for editing<br />Click on “Open” icon or go to File > Open<br />Browse to find the presentation <br />Double click<br />
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  18. 18. Step 1: Beginning/opening existing presentation with TP<br />Only ONE rule:<br />TPT must be opened before PowerPoint presentation!<br />(Note: There is an option to have TPT open automatically when PowerPoint opens. Instructions available at front of room.)<br />
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  20. 20. TOOLBARS<br />PowerPoint Toolbar – use for creating/editing presentation<br />TPT Toolbar – use for INTERACTIVE slides only!<br />
  21. 21. How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide <br />Use interactive slide within presentation<br />Save polling data<br />‘Extras’ options<br />
  22. 22. Step 2: Create an Interactive Slide<br />On TPT toolbar, click on “Insert Slide”<br />Choose the type of slide to insert<br />
  23. 23. Interactive slide has three elements:<br /><ul><li> Question region
  24. 24. Answers region
  25. 25. Chart region</li></li></ul><li>Step 2: Create an Interactive Slide<br />Only TWO rules:<br />
  26. 26. ALWAYS ENTER QUESTION IN THE QUESTION BOX!<br />
  27. 27. ALWAYS ENTER ANSWERS IN THE ANSWER BOX!<br />
  28. 28. Step 2: Create an Interactive Slide<br />Only TWO rules:<br />1. Type questions into question box<br />2. Type answers into answer box<br />
  29. 29. Follow the two rules, chart will change automatically!<br />
  30. 30. Step 2: Create an interactive<br />On TPT Toolbar, click “insert slide”<br />Choose the type of slide that you want to use<br />Insert the question in the “question” box<br />Insert the answer in the “answer” box<br />
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  36. 36. Step 2: Create an Interactive Slide<br />ONLY TWO RULES:<br />Enter question in Questions box<br />Enter answer in Answers box<br />As long as Q&A’s are typed in the correct place:<br />Able to reposition boxes anywhere on the slide<br />Objects/images can be added<br />
  37. 37. Review Question 1<br />What is the name of the fibromuscular fold (arrow) that demarcates the duodenum from the jejunum?<br />Duodenojejunal sphincter <br />Lesser omentum<br />Ligament of Treitz<br />Small intestinal fold<br />
  38. 38. Do you understand how to create your own interactive slide?<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
  39. 39. Do you think you could create an interactive slide from home?<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
  40. 40. How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide<br />Use interactive slide within presentation<br />Save polling data<br />‘Extras’ options<br />
  41. 41. Step 3: Use Interactive Slide within Presentation<br />TPT Software must be downloaded to computer running presentation<br />Receiver must be plugged into USB port<br />Students must have “clickers”<br />
  42. 42. Step 3: Use interactive slide within presentation<br />Polling will open automatically when interactive slide is displayed <br />Toolbar displays in the upper right-hand corner of interactive slides<br />Green, “polling open” displayed <br />Close polling with a mouse click<br />Red, “polling closed” displayed<br />
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  44. 44. Are you having fun yet??<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
  45. 45. One thing to remember. . .<br />Once polling information is gathered for a slide, polling will remain closed until that slide is reset<br />To reset a slide:<br />Press “Esc” to leave presentation mode <br />“Reset” on TPT Toolbar<br />Choose resetting option that is best for you <br />Reset current slide: resets current slide<br />Reset all slides: resets all slides but saves data to same file<br />Reset session: erases all memory of session and saves to new file<br />
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  47. 47. How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide<br />Use interactive slide within presentation<br />Save polling data<br />‘Extras’ options<br />
  48. 48. Save polling data<br />End the PowerPoint presentation that you are giving<br />Click “Save Session” on the TPT toolbar<br />It is the image of the disk<br />
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  51. 51. Save polling data<br />End the PowerPoint presentation that you are giving<br />Click “Save Session” on the TPT toolbar<br />It is the image of the disk<br />Locate and open saved file <br />It will have a TPT icon above it<br />
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  53. 53. Save polling data<br />Graph <br />Number of correct responses<br />Number of responses per answer, etc.<br />Data manipulation:<br />Compare answers among individuals<br />Compare between sessions<br />Compare “teams” of people within a single session<br />
  54. 54. How to use TurningPoint Technology (TPT)<br />Begin/open existing presentation with TPT<br />Create an interactive slide<br />Use interactive slide within presentation<br />Save polling data<br />‘Extras’ options<br />
  55. 55. “Extras’ Options<br />Add slide instantaneously during a presentation. While on the slide of interest in presentation mode:<br />Press “F5” key<br />Type in questions and answers<br />Hit “Insert”<br />Add “on the fly” slide from TPT show bar<br />While presenting interactive slide page, click on “on the fly” icon<br />
  56. 56. Special features:<br />Most special features can be found under Insert Object:<br />
  57. 57. Special Features<br />
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  61. 61. More advanced options:<br />Insert images instead of text answers<br />Track individual participants<br />Track teams of participants<br />Create slides to rank items<br />Use conditional branching to control order of slides based on audience responses<br />
  62. 62. If they were available, I would use “clickers” in my classroom…<br />Interactive “Clicker” Slide<br />
  63. 63. Questions?<br />
  64. 64. Contact Me<br />Justin Keel<br />Allegany College of Maryland<br />Technologies Building<br />T-27<br />jkeel@allegany.edu<br />(301) 784 5636<br />

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