Turningpoint Anywhere is a great tool if you don’t want to use PowerPoint embedded questions. For lecturers that might have questionnaires created in MS Word (or any other application) or want to ask questions on the fly, responses can be polled and collected through Turningpoint Anywhere.
Look at the following demonstration of Turningpoint Anywhere in action to gauge it for your selves on http://trainingportal.turningtechnologies.com/flash/tutorials/Polling%20on%20any%20Application.swf
Read about the key features (http://www.turningtechnologies.com/audienceresponseproducts/pollingsoftware/turningpointanywhere/)
The tool is free is download http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/downloads/ and is suitable for use with the DIT’s ResponseCard (RF) devices