TurningPoint for students
Turning account registration, WebCampus (Canvas) connection, and subscription
Step 1: Log into WebCampus using your NetID and password.
Step 2: Access the Turning Account registration page.
On the "Global Navigation Menu," click on the "Account" icon/link and then click on the "Turning Account Registration" link. You will be taken to your Turning account registration/login page. See Figure 1 for a visual example.
Step 3: Create and link your Turning account.
On the Turning account login page, your email will already be populated on the page. See Figure 2 below for a visual example of the following instructions:
If you do not have a Turning account. If you do not have a Turning account, enter your UNR student email (highly recommended) and click on Next. A verification email will be sent to the email address you entered. Click on the verification link in the email to complete the registration process. Be sure to choose "Participant" as your role.
If you do have a Turning account. Click on the "Sign In" link to sign into your account. This will link your Turning Account with WebCampus and sync your classroom participation grades.
NOTE: You do not have to use your University-issued student email address. However, using the University-issued student email address allows you to purchase a one-year subscription at a discounted price ($15/year). You may change your email address after creating and logging into your Turning account.
Step 4: Purchase a subscription.
After you finish the registration process, you will continue the registration wizard and purchase a subscription. Click on the Let’s get started button to continue.
You will see the 1-year subscription option on the next screen ($15 for UNR student email address; $24.99 for non-UNR student email address). Check that option and click on Next.
After you make the purchase, you will see on your profile that you have an active subscription with the expiration date. You should also see a green check mark under Learning Management System, indicating your WebCampus account is connected with the Turning account. You are ready to participate in the classroom polling activities.
A subscription is required for all students. Students' response to polling questions cannot be tracked and recorded without a valid license. You can purchase the subscription directly from the Turning Technologies online store.
Log in to your Turning account and follow Step Four above to purchase a subscription.
- 1-Year Subscription: $15.00 (with a UNR student email address), or $24.99 (with a non-University of Nevada, Reno email address).
TurningPoint mobile app
Students respond to polling questions in class using the TurningPoint app on their mobile device (smart phones & tablets). The app can be downloaded for free from the App Store or GooglePlay. A subscription is required to use the app. You do not need to register your phone in your Turning Technologies account. You just need to log in to your account in the app.
Using the TurningPoint mobile app in class
Follow the steps below to participate in the polling activities in class using the TurningPoint app:
- Open the TurningPoint app on your mobile device
- Log in to your Turning Technologies account (if you are not logged in)
- Enter the session ID, and tap Join Session. (You may be asked for your name.)
- You are ready to participate.
Note: You don't need to log in every time to use the app. Once you log in, you should be kept logged in for some time. You do need to enter a session ID for each class.
The web (browser) version of the TurningPoint app can be accessed from your Turning Technologies account dashboard. Go to the TurningPoint participant website ttpoll.com, sign in to your account, enter the session ID. You are ready to participate