How do I create a Question List in TurningPoint?

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a Question List to use for polling in Turning Point 8.

1. Log in to the Turning Point Dashboard

Open the Turning Point desktop application and sign in with your HSU credentials.

If you need help adding your Canvas course to Turning Point, follow this guide.

Turning Point sign in screen

2. Select the Content Tab

Click on CONTENT in the top menu.

3. Create a new Question List

From the Content dropdown, select New -> Question List.

Turning Point Content Tab showing New Question List button

4. Title and Describe your new Question List

  1. Type a meaningful name for you list into the Name field.
  2. If you'd like, type a description with more information about the list into the Description field.
  3. Click Save.
Turning Point Question List Wizard - Information screen

5. Use the interface to create questions

By default, there will be a single question template to get you started.

5.1. Question Type

To modify the question type, click the dropdown that currently contains Multiple Choice.

You can choose from Multiple Choice, True/False, and Matching. The other question types will not work properly with the ResponseCard RF LCD clickers used at HSU.

Turning Point Question List Wizard - question type dropdown
5.2. Question Text

To modify the question text, double click in the question text field, to open the question editor.

Turning Point Question List Wizard - question text field
  1. Enter the question text in to the text box.
  2. Click the Back Arrow.
Turning Point Question List Wizard - question editor - question text field
5.3. Number of Answer Choices

Use the dropdown to change the number of answer choices.

Turning Point Question List Wizard - choices dropdown
5.4. Answer Text

To modify the answer text, double click in the question text field, to open the question editor.

Turning Point Question List Wizard - question text field

Click on an answer to modify its text.

Turning Point Question List Wizard - question editor

Enter the answer text in to the text box.

Turning Point Question List Wizard - question editor - answer text

Click the Back Arrow.

Turning Point Question List Wizard - question editor - back arrow
5.5. Correct Answers

In order for Turning Point to score your participants' answers, you will need to input which answers are correct.

With your question selected, use the Scoring Options dropdown to modify the correct and incorrect answers.

  1. Click on a question
  2. Click on Scoring Options to expand the section
  3. Use the dropdown for each question to mark it as Correct, Incorrect, or No Value

 

5.6. Point Value

In order for Turning Point to score your participants' answers, you will need to input the point value for correct and incorrect answers.

With your question selected, use the Scoring Options dropdown to modify the correct and incorrect point values.

  1. Click on a question
  2. Click on Scoring Options to expand the section
  3. Enter the number of points that should be received for a correct answer in the Correct Point Value text box
  4. Enter the number of points that should be received for an incorrect answer in the Incorrect Point Value text box
5.7. Add a Question

To add a question:

  1. Click the Question dropdown
  2. Click Add
Turning Point Question List Wizard - add question button
5.8. Delete a Qestion

To delete a question:

  1. Click the question to select it
  2. Click the Question dropdown
  3. Click Delete
Turning Point Question List Wizard - question selected
Turning Point Question List Wizard - delete question button
5.9. Duplicate a Question

To duplicate a question for faster editing:

  1. Click the question to select it
  2. Click the Question dropdown
  3. Click Duplicate
Turning Point Question List Wizard - question selected
Turning Point Question List Wizard - duplicate question button
5.10. Save the Question List

When you are finished creating and modifying questions, click Save and Close to exit the Question List Wizard.