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Creating Polling Slides in PowerPoint

Launch the Turning desktop app and click Start now on the PowerPoint poll mosaic on the dashboard. This opens Microsoft PowerPointand Turning is added as a floating toolbar. There are six sections in the toolbar: Contents, Course, Vote, Sessions, Software, and Slideshow. The Contents is where you add poll question slides. You can switch between PowerPoint New slide button and the TurningPoint New button to create regular slides and polling slides. You can also add polling slides to an existing PowerPower file.

[Figure 1] Screenshot of the TurningPoint Floating Toolbar.

Added a poll question slide

If you have an existing presentation, first open the presentation and navigate to the slide where you want to insert a new polling slide. From TurningPoint Toolbarclick on the New and choose the type of question you want to ask.

Screenshot of the TurningPoint toolbar with the New button highlighted

[Figure 2] Screenshot of the TurningPoint toolbar with the New button highlighted.

Use Multiple choice for example. This will add a slide where you enter the question and answer choices. Click on Enter the text of the question… and Enter the reply text… to change your question and answer choices. Note that for multiple choice questions, the default is 4 answer choices. If you have more or less than 4, after having finished entering the texts, click on the Refresh button on the TurningPoint Toolbar so that the table corresponds to the number of answer choices. You can enter up to 10 answer choices for multiple question slides.

After entering the question and answer choices, you can adjust the poll question slide settings/options on the Slide preferences sign. For example, adjust Question Options, Polling Options and Scoring Options such as correct/incorrect answers, point values, etc. (Remark : the options in Slide Preferences are slightly different depending on the type of slide you choose.)

Screenshot of a question slide with the Refresh button and the Slide Preferences panel highlighted

[Figure 3] Screenshot of a question slide with the Refresh button and the Slide Preferences panel highlighted.

Repeat the above procedure to add more poll questions. Save your presentation using the to safeguard icon, or by going to Case so what to safeguardor using the keyboard shortcut Cmd+S.

Screenshot of the PowerPoint ribbon with the Save button highlighted

[Figure 4] Screenshot of the PowerPoint ribbon with the Save button highlighted.

Added objects to the poll question slide.

You can add a correct answer indicator to the question slide, if applicable. Click on the Object icon, mouse over or click Correct answer indicator to display the menu and choose one from the menu. You can also choose Custom and use your own image as an indicator. You will need an image saved on your computer in this case.

Screenshot of the floating toolbar with the Objects button highlighted and the Correct Answer Indicator menu enabled

[Figure 5] Screenshot of the floating toolbar with the Objects button highlighted and the Correct Answer Indicator menu enabled.

You can add a countdown. Click on the Object icon, mouse over or click Countdown to display the drop-down menu and choose a timer style from the menu. The Countdown dialog box appears. Set the time or add a sound to the timer, then click Insert. You can change the duration by double clicking on the number and adjust the position by dragging and repositioning the timer on the slide. A countdown can also be added during the presentation when you open the poll.

Use another graph

The default chart type is vertical. You can change the default by going to Preferences on Turning tongue. If you only want to change the chart on one question slide, click the icon Object then icon Chart, then choose the type of chart you want. This will change the chart on this slide.

Remember to save your presentation after making changes. Click on the to safeguard icon or press Cmd+S to save the file.

Introducing polling slides on a Mac computer

Launch and connect to Turning desktop app. Click on PowerPoint poll.

Microsoft PowerPoint spear. Open your PowerPoint file. Before you start your presentation, reset Polling slides if you polled in another class or tested them.

Before you begin, make sure Mobile responses is activated (the icon is displayed in green). If not, click the Mobile responses the icon then the icon Start Session button to generate a random session number. Then go to the first slide and start your presentation by clicking Begin from TurningPoint Toolbar.

Screenshot of floating toolbar with mobile replies and slideshow start highlighted

[Figure 6] Screenshot of floating toolbar with mobile replies and slideshow start highlighted.

Start the presentation as usual using the keyboard, mouse or remote control. When you advance to the poll question slide, you will see a bar floating at the top of the screen and the poll will open automatically (by default). You’ll see the answer count as students enter their answer choices. Advancing again will close the poll. The results will be displayed, along with the correct answer indicator, if applicable. If you have added a countdown, the countdown will start when the poll opens; the query will be automatically closed when the timer reaches zero and the results will be displayed.

make sure record the session to keep track of student participation and responses after each session, although you can immediately export the results to WebCampus. To do this, click on the to safeguard button and choose save session from TurningPoint Toolbar. Name the file and save it to your computer. To return to the TurningPoint desktop application, you will need to close PowerPoint. You will be asked if you want to save the change to the PowerPoint file. Picking out Nope if you want to reuse the presentation for another lesson. You will be redirected to the TurningPoint Dashboard.

Screenshot of floating toolbar with Save button highlighted

[Figure 7] Screenshot of the floating toolbar with the Save button highlighted.