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Setting Participation Points in PointSolutions (TurningPoint)

This article is for instructors and covers details on how to set the participation points in Canvas. Results Manager allows you to manually assign participation points for new sessions as well as existing sessions associated with a course. For existing sessions, at least one polling question must be included in the session to assign participation points.

Setting Participation Points on New Sessions

  1. From the Manage tab, select the course associated with the session and click Results Manager.
  2. Click Class Participation as shown in the image below.

    Shows Participation Menu under the Manage Tab

  3. Expand View Options.
  4. Below Participation Points, check the box labeled Per Session.
  5. Expand Participation.
  6. Enter the participation points and session threshold for the session. (The threshold is the percentage of questions that must be answered in order to receive participation points. By default, the session threshold is 50%. This value can be set between 0 and 100%. The values are automatically applied to the individual session.)
  7. Click on the Results Manager window to update the participation points.

Setting Participation Points on Existing Sessions

  1. Poll and save a session.
  2. From the Manage tab, select the Course associated with the session and click Results Manager.
  3. Expand View Options.
  4. Below Participation Points, check the box labeled Per Session.
  5. Select the session to edit from the Results Manager window.
  6. Expand Participation.
  7. Enter the participation points and session threshold for the session. (The threshold is the percentage of questions that must be answered in order to receive participation points. By default, the session threshold is 50%. This value can be set between 0 and 100%. The values are automatically applied to the individual session.)
  8. Click on the Results Manager window to update the participation points.


KeywordsCanvas, instructor, instructure, d2l, brightspace, clickers, turningpoint   Doc ID88105
OwnerDavid D.GroupCETL
Created2018-11-30 12:25:29Updated2023-11-01 10:00:14
SitesUW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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