Turning Point AnyWhere Instruction Manual

Turning Point AnyWhere Instruction Manual
Quick Start Guide:
TurningPoint Anywhere
July 2008
Version 1.0.0.8066
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™ TurningPoint Anywhere 2008 – version 1.0.0.8066
TurningPoint Anywhere is an audience response system that allows a presenter to poll
an audience and immediately display the results. This allows for instantaneous
feedback for the presenter, as well as keeping the audience engaged by displaying their
input.
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Compatible with Windows 2000, XP, and Vista
Allows the user to open/close polling at any time, regardless of what program is
being used as a response topic
Displays the graph depicting the audience feedback as an overlay or in a
window
TurningPoint Anywhere can be enabled to always run on top, allowing you
unrestricted control of polling while still using Windows programs underneath.
TurningPoint Anywhere allows the use of a Participant List, enabling a
presenter to track individual responses
Allows the presenter to save audience responses, and generate reports on
those responses at a later date
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To install TurningPoint Anywhere:
1. Plug in your TurningPoint USB IR or RF receiver. Windows will automatically
detect the receiver and install the appropriate drivers. The two different types of
receivers compatible with TurningPoint Anywhere are shown below.
RF Receiver
IR Receiver
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2. Double-click on your TurningPoint Anywhere Setup File
3. Click Next.
4. Read through the license agreement, and if you agree to the terms, click “I
accept the terms in the license agreement”
5. Click Next.
6. Enter you name and Company
7. Click Next.
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8. Click Install to begin the installation.
9. TurningPoint Anywhere will then install.
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10. Installation will finish, and you will have the option of loading TurningPoint
Anywhere.
11. Check the box
12. Click Finish, and TurningPoint Anywhere will start.
13. When TurningPoint Anywhere starts, you will see the showbar appear, as well as
the TurningPoint Anywhere icon in the system tray.
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To Load a Participant List
1. Right click on the TurningPoint Anywhere icon in the windows system tray
2. Choose Participant Lists
3. From here, you can choose No Participant List, Auto Participant List, or Load
Participant List
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“No Participant List” allows a presenter to run completely anonymous
polling.
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“Auto Participant List” will track Device ID’s only. There is still the ability to
run individual reports of audience members’ responses; however, no
specific user information will be collected.
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“Load Participant List” will enable a Participant List, which allows the
presenter to track responses and associate those responses with
individual information.
4. To load a participant list, choose Load Participant List from the Participant List
sub-menu.
5. A window will appear, from which you can choose the Participant List you would
like to use for the session.
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6. Select the list from the window
7. Click on Open.
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To Create a Participant List
1. Right-click on the TurningPoint Anywhere logo in the system tray
2. Choose Participant Lists
3. Select Create Participant List
4. Select a Participant List Template. Education is the default template.
5. Click Next
6. Select which fields you want in the Participant List. Fields are going to be the
individual information that you choose to track in conjunction with the individual
responses. You can add and delete fields using the arrows in the center.
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7. Click Next
8. You can then add groups to the participant list. Groups can be used for
demographics or teams
9. Click Next
10. Name your Participant List. The default name is a date and time stamp.
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11. After naming the Participant List, click Finish
12. Input the relevant individual information into the spreadsheet
13. Click Done
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To Run a TurningPoint Anywhere Session
1. Ensure that TurningPoint Anywhere is running by verifying the TurningPoint
Anywhere icon in the Windows system tray.
2. Double click on the TurningPoint Anywhere icon in the system tray and adjust
any settings you feel necessary within the TurningPoint Anywhere Settings, such
as your chart type or your radio frequency channel.
3. Click Open Polling on the TurningPoint Anywhere showbar, which is represented
by the “play” icon.
4. Polling will now open, which will be represented by a green polling window on the
right side of the showbar. You will now be able to accept responses.
5. While polling is open, the “play” icon will change to a “stop” icon; to close polling
and display the chart, click the stop icon.
6. The chart is displayed once polling has closed. The default setting for the chart
is to display in overlay, which is shown below. Chart settings can be changed in
the TurningPoint Anywhere settings menu.
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7. To move on to the next question, click the “play” icon again, and it will open
polling for the next question.
8. Continue until your session is concluded.
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To Save a Session
After a session is concluded, you can save it so that you can run reports at a later time.
1. Right click on the TurningPoint Anywhere icon in the windows system tray and
choose Save Session As.
2. The default name for a saved session will be a date and time stamp, but it can be
renamed to a more relevant file name.
3. The session will be saved to the TurningPoint sessions folder, unless otherwise
specified. Session data is comprised of the audience responses, as well as any
included participant information.
4. Click Save to save your session data.
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To Run Reports
1. In the TurningPoint Anywhere Program Folder, load Turning Reports.
2. Double click on the session file you would like to run reports from.
3. Expand the reporting category that you want to run from, and then select the
individual report.
4. After selecting all the reports you want to run, click on Generate Report.
5. The report(s) will then generate, and will be viewable in Microsoft Word or Excel.
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