TurningPoint Faculty Resources | Digital Learning Office

Recording of the revolving account

All users need a Turning account. Instructors will need to create an instructor account in order to use Turning for student engagement and classroom assessment.

A Turning account can be created directly from WebCampus. the Revolving account registration the link is accessible under Account in the global navigation menu on WebCampus. Professors and students use this link to create their Turning account and connect their WebCampus account to the Turning account. The connection between the two accounts allows teachers to send student participation grades directly to the grade book in WebCampus.

[Figure 1] A screenshot of the “Global Navigation Menu” in WebCampus. The left rail contains action items, such as “Account”, “Dashboard” and “Price”. The menu under Account is displayed. The “Turning Account Registration” is highlighted, where users can click to access the Turning Account registration page.

the Revolving account registration A link can also be added to the course navigation menu. To do this, go to Settings in the course, then click the Navigation tongue. Find Revolving account registration and activate it. Save the settings. The registration link will appear in the course menu. This is the same link as the one under User account. Teachers and students can use either to create and access their Turning accounts.

A screenshot of the course navigation options under Settings in WebCampus, where the course menu items can be turned on or off.  the "Revolving account registration" is highlighted, where users can click to go to the rotating account registration page.
[Figure 2] A screenshot of the course navigation options under Settings in WebCampus, where the course menu items can be turned on or off. The “Turning Account Registration” is highlighted, where users can click to access the Turning Account registration page.

To note: It is essential that students register for a Turning account using this registration link on WebCampus. This will ensure that their Turning account is connected to WebCampus. If they already have a Turning account that is not logged into WebCampus, they must log into their Turning account using this link to establish the connection.

Add courses to the active course tab

To upload or submit student survey participation scores to WebCampus, teachers must activate current classes in the Turning account. To do this, log into the Turning account using the registration link on WebCampus. By default, you are redirected to the Course page. Click on the Cloth tongue. The first time you access this tab, you will be asked to authorize Turning to access your courses on Canvas. Once the authorization is complete, you will see a list of all the courses in which you have an instructor role. Note that only published courses will appear on the list. Find the courses you want to activate and click To add. Switch to the Active courses tab and you will see all the courses you added. A click on the To select The button will take you to the course, display the list (and check the status of student subscription and LMS connection) and create content for online surveys.

A screenshot of the Turning Account web portal, where courses can be added to the Active Courses tab.
[Figure 3] A screenshot of the Turning Account web portal, where courses can be added to the Active Courses tab

TurningPoint Applications

Turning has both a web survey platform and desktop survey applications. The web platform is accessible from the Instructor’s Turning Account web portal. Content can be created and presented from the course. Student attendance records are saved to the instructor’s account and can be exported directly to WebCampus.

The TurningPoint desktop app is installed in all smart classrooms. Instructors should download and install the latest version of the TurningPoint desktop application on their desktop / personal computer in order to create survey questions and manage data. To download the TurningPoint desktop app, log into your Turning Account web portal. Click the download icon in the upper right corner of the page and select the correct version for your computer (PC or Mac).

A screenshot of the Downloads page of the Turning Account web portal.  The download icon is highlighted with an arrow pointing to it.  The versions of the TurningPoint desktop applications are listed.
[Figure 4] A screenshot of the Downloads page of the Turning Account web portal. The download icon is highlighted with an arrow pointing to it. The versions of the TurningPoint desktop applications are listed.

The Office of Digital Learning offers training on using TurningPoint. For more information, please email ODL or call (775) 682-6798.

TurningPoint Desktop App Video Tutorials (TurningPoint Classic)

PowerPoint Survey (PC)

Poll Anywhere (PC)

PowerPoint Survey (Mac)

Poll Anywhere (Mac)

Video tutorials on web surveys

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