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Tools and Resources

Technology tools can be used to enhance your course.  





Tools to allow faculty and students to communicate, share materials, check-in, etc.

DoIT Supported Tools

Other Tools

  • GroupMe app
  • Social Media apps: Messenger, What’s App, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
  • Phone Text Message
Student Engagement

Tools to engage students and allow them to work together on projects and assignments.

DoIT Supported Tools
Recordings: Lecture Capture & Audio Messaging

Tools that allow for live classroom lectures to be recorded and give faculty the ability to perform personal captures from their computers and/or mobile devices. Personal capture includes narrated (Voice Over) PowerPoints, videos of themselves, and recording of the faculty’s device screen.

Note: The Office of Distributed Learning (ODL) assists faculty with creating rich media experiences in professional production studios. ODL also helps create transcripts for audio and closed captions for videos.

DoIT Supported Tools Other Tools
Web Conferencing (Synchronous Meetings)

Tool that allows you to hold live meetings, presentations, virtual office hours, etc. Faculty can:

  • Share content
  • Share whiteboard
  • Share screen
  • Record
DoIT Supported Tools Other Tools
Streaming Video

Tools that provide an online collection of movies, documentaries, educational films, etc.

Learning Management System

The campus' learning management system is used to help faculty create effective course materials such as quizzes, discussion forums, assignments, etc.

DoIT Supported Tools
Academic Integrity

Tools available to check for cheating and plagiarism.

DoIT Supported Tools
Course Materials

The library provides assistance with course materials including scans or links in Blackboard to articles, textbooks, ebooks, streaming video, book chapters, and open educational resources. Some textbook publishers provide access to digital materials.


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