TurningPoint Cloud Upgrading to TurningPoint 8.2 for Fall 2017

Posted by on August 1, 2017

  For Fall 2017, Missouri S&T will be transitioning from TurningPoint Cloud (a.k.a. version 7.5) to TurningPoint 8.2, the most recent version. The results of this transition are as follows. Most of these changes are cosmetic, but there are a few changes in functionality. IMPORTANT: PowerPoint Polling files (i.e. TurningPoint presentations) within TP 8.2 are […]

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The First Day of Summer Marks Another Season of Changes For EdTech

Posted by on June 20, 2017

Summer is here, and that means EdTech is busy with a number of changes and initiatives! We’ve got a lot of projects, and only a few months before the start of the Fall semester. Here’s a quick rundown: The Video Communication Center is merging with EdTech under Global Learning, which is going to give us […]

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TurningPoint Cloud Services Restored

Posted by on August 24, 2015

TurningPoint Cloud account services appear to be restored for the time being. However, it is possible for services to be intermittent for several hours until all required emergency maintenance has been performed. EdTech will continue to monitor the situation.

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TurningPoint Cloud Account Page is Down

Posted by on August 24, 2015

Turning Technologies’ account page is currently unavailable to students and faculty today, Monday, August 24, 2015. Servers are overloaded with requests and the website isn’t responding to user attempts to login. As a result, students are unable to register their devices or create new accounts (or both). Faculty are unable to access their TurningPoint slides […]

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Back-to-School Educational Technology Workshops on August 18-21

Posted by on July 21, 2014

All instructors are cordially invited to attend a series of Back-to-School Educational Technology Workshops hosted by S&T Educational Technology. Workshops will be held in Centennial Hall Room 105. This event is an open-attendance, free-form workshop. You can come when you want, stay for as long as you want, and leave when you want. Workshop sessions […]

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REMINDER: Using Clickers in Fall 2014?

Posted by on June 25, 2014

If you are planning to use clickers in your FALL 2014 classes, please visit the clicker registration page (linked below) to register your classes by THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014. https://itweb.mst.edu/auth-cgi-bin/cgiwrap/clickers/request_clickers.pl This information helps EdTech prepare the classrooms for clicker technology and also alerts the bookstore about the number of clickers to purchase. If you haven’t […]

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EdTech Newsletter for Fall Semester 2013 is Now Available!

Posted by on August 19, 2013

Ed Said, Educational Technology’s Fall 2013 newsletter is now available. The past several months have resulted in a number of changes in the services and support offered by Educational Technology. At the very least, the following services have been upgraded or added over the summer: Blackboard – New “inline grading” feature. TurningPoint – Unified interface […]

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SLOAN-C: Pedagogic Freedoms of a Blended Science Course

Posted by on April 23, 2010

Presenter: Gerald Bergtrom; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Dr. Bergtrom teaches biological science at UWM. Dr. Bergtrom’s blended course is cellular biology. It has around 80 students and meets once a week for 75 minutes. The other 75 minutes takes place in the online environment. His traditional face-to-face (F2F) course met for 150 minutes per week. Students […]

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New CLICKER / TURNINGPOINT Features Compatible with Blackboard

Posted by on June 2, 2009

EdTech has recently turned on the Blackboard Wizard in TurningPoint. This allows TurningPoint features to be compatible with Blackboard. Specifically, TurningPoint can now do the following tasks: Register clickers in Blackboard — students can now register their clickers in Blackboard instead of having to register their clickers at the Bookstore. Students simply need to login […]

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