Currently(10-22-12) QCC is only using TP5 (not the Legacy or TP-2008) within classes. We are in the process of upgrading the TST90 server for Bb Learn to the new TP5 building block. I tested the Legacy/TP-2008 version of the software and it did not work with the new TP5 building block - Turning Technologies confirmed that this is the case.
TP5 has not been the smoothest of rollouts because we found out that we were not able to run the new and old version on the same podium. It appeared that once the new version was used we could not get the Legacy/TP-2008 to work. About 15 faculty members are using the clickers and students have responded with enthusiasm; we sold over 500 clickers this semester.
Recommend to ask campuses what version of software and when they plan to upgrade to TP5.
The building block to help with registration lists and allowing faculty to import information into grades if desired.
No license is required to implement the Building Block. However, a separate contract is required to utilize the actual Turning Point response system. While UMassOnline does not have a license for Turning Point, Quinsigamond Community College currently has a separate contract with the Turning Technologies.