Student Response Systems
Student response systems provide opportunities for engaging students in large and small classes. There are two supported student response systems at UGA: Top Hat and Turning Point.
For more information about Turning Point, visit the CTL Turning Point page.
For more information about Top Hat, visit the CTL Top Hat page.
|Features||Top Hat||Turning Point|
|Bring Your Own Device||Yes||Yes (ResponseWare)|
|Cost to Student||
(These prices are available to students if they go to
|Question Type||Multiple choice, sorting, word answer, click-on-target, matching, numeric answer||
Turning Point Clicker: Multiple Choice Short Answer Numeric Response True/False Matching Essay Demographic Assignment Priority Ranking
ResponseWare: multiple-choice, alphanumeric, multiple response and short answer questions.
Allows SMS answering with BYOD
- Bruff, D. (2009). Teaching with classroom response systems: Creating active learning environments. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
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- Voelkel, S., & Bennett, D. (2014). New uses for a familiar technology: Introducing mobile phone polling in large classes. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 51(1), 46-58.