Getting Started with TurningPoint Desktop - University of Houston
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Getting Started with TurningPoint Desktop

The TurningPoint Desktop software REQUIRES a TurningPoint account for all instructors.  The following steps help you to get started with TurningPoint Desktop.

  • Create TurningPoint Mobile Session ID
    If you allow students to use their mobile devices (cell phones, laptops, or tablets) as Clickers, you need to setup a session ID for students to join the polling session.
  • Connect Blackboard Courses - New Integration
    In this new integration, you don’t need to download the course participant list. The course roster  will be populated automatically after you connected Blackboard courses in your TurningPoint account.
  • Update PowerPoint Polling Slides from TP Cloud to TurningPoint Desktop
    Updating the past PowerPoint slide/polls is very easy because we are still using the same TurningPoint software.  Most of your TP Cloud slides will work fine with TurningPoint Desktop.  You just login TurningPoint Desktop software and open the PowerPoint file as you did in TPCloud.  Slides and all information should be the same as in the previous version.