ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY

Software  

Academic Technology Software

 

Teaching & Learning Tools/Software Available to Faculty

 

Test Creator and Online Proctoring

  • Respondus (quiz creator) Create a test using Respondus.
  • LockDown Browser - A custom browser that locks down the testing environment within a learning management system.
  • Respondus Monitor - A companion product for LockDown Browser that enables institutions to protect the integrity of non-proctored, online exams.

 

Accessibility - Video Captioning & Instructional Materials

  • Automatic Sync/CaptionSync - Closed Captioning Services & Video Transcription.
  • Ally - Ally is a tool that seamlessly integrates with your Learning Management System (LMS) to provide insight into your institution's accessibility. With Ally, you can: Gain an understanding of your institution's accessibility performance.

 

Lecture/Screen Capturing

  • Camtasia - Camtasia makes it simple to record and create professional-looking videos on Windows and Mac.
  • Panopto- Panopto is an asynchronous video learning platform that helps colleges maximize video effectiveness for online and blended courses.
  • SnagIt - Snagit lets you take screenshots, edit your images, and record lightweight screen recordings.

 

Collaborative and Multimedia

  • VoiceThread - VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam).
  • Padlet - An online tool that is best described as an online notice board. Padlet can be used by students and teachers to post notes on a common page.

 

Learning Tools

  • Linkedin Learning - LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand library of instructional videos covering the latest business, technology and creative skills.
  • Office 365 - More than just apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft 365 brings together best-in-class productivity apps with powerful cloud services, device management, and advanced security in one, connected experience.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud - A collection of software for graphic design, video editing, web development, and photography.

 

Survey Tools

  • Qualtrics - Qualtrics is web based software that allows the user to create surveys and generate reports without having any previous programming knowledge. Qualtrics is available to all faculty, students and staff. Please reach out to academictechnology@csudh.edu if you have any questions.
  • NVivo  - A software program used for qualitative and mixed-methods research. If you need to access NVivo, please reach out to academictechnology@csudh.edu.

 

Lab/Programming

  • MathWorks/MATLAB - A programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computation.
  • Labster - An education platform dedicated to creating fully interactive advanced and curriculum-aligned laboratory simulations.
  • SPSS – A Statistical Package for faculty and students, and it's used by various kinds of researchers for complex statistical data analysis.
  • SAT (Statistical Software) - A tool that assist in the statistics-based collection and analysis of data to provide science-based insights into patterns and trends.

Web Conferencing / Collaboration

  • Zoom – A Web Conferencing Tool.

 

Cloud Storage Services

  • Dropbox - A platform for all your work. You can store and share files, collaborate on projects, and bring your best ideas to life—whether you're working alone or with colleagues and clients.
  • Office 365 OneDrive - The Microsoft cloud service that connects you to all your files. It lets you store and protect your files.

 

Improve Writing and Prevent Plagiarism

  • Turnitin - Promote academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, deter plagiarism, and improve student outcomes.
  • GradeScope - Helps you seamlessly administer and grade all of your assessments, whether online or in-class.

 

Pedagogical Aids

  • I > Clicker - iClicker is an audience response system that may be used as a simple tool to provide instant, anonymous feedback.