There are a wide variety of instructional tools available to help you enhance your course activities and assessments, including ways to “flip” your classroom, bring social media and collaborative experiences to your students, and spice up your presentations and lectures. This section of our website will highlight the many tools available to you, providing tutorials, tips, and more for your use.
Note that there will be periodic webcasts and workshops related to these tools, as well as others in the future. Check the Professional Development section of this site to review archived materials and more! Also, be sure to check the schedule of workshops and webcasts to stay up on the latest offerings from the OLT!
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Lecture/Screen Capture Software and Hardware
Try the new Video Express Room!
Record your lectures with Echo 360
Make instructional videos with Jing and Camtasia
Create handouts and tutorials with customized screenshots with Snag-It
Try using a document camera in your classroom
Publish your videos into BlackBoard using Kaltura
Assessments and Surveys
Import quizzes and exams into BlackBoard through Respondus
Engage students and obtain feedback with iClickers
Create and manage exams the easy way with Qualtrics
Learn about the End-of-Course Evaluation process at PNC
Ensure authentic student work with LockDown Browser
Go further with preventing cheating with Respondus Monitor
Check for plagiarism with SafeAssign
Have students take online proctored exams through ProctorU
Microsoft Office Software, Adobe Creating Suite and Other Software
Learn all about operations for many common software titles
Web Conferencing/Synchronous Software
Conduct online class meetings with WebEx
Web 2.0 Tools For Teaching
Find out how a variety of free online tools can enhance your course