All classrooms and meeting rooms feature an Apple TV.
Skype for Business
Skype for Business is the provider of Maryville’s synchronous meeting platform. Skype for Business allows for faculty and students to host live webinar sessions where they can video chat, text chat, share desktops, conduct polls…etc. Sessions can be recorded and shared via Canvas.
Canvas is the Learning Management System (LMS) used at Maryville. It offers a platform for instructors to post class announcements, share a course syllabi, provide learning materials, manage online discussions, collect and grade assignments, facilitate quizzes, and track grades.
Contact Learning Design and Technology with questions about using Canvas.
Grammarly is an online grammar and plagiarism checker. Maryville has a campus-wide license where all faculty, staff, and students can create an account and upload papers for checking. Grammarly checks submissions for more than 250 common and advanced grammar rules. In addition, Grammarly’s plagiarism checker scans the text and highlights potential issues.
Kaltura Video Platform is a media streaming server. Kaltura allows faculty, staff, and students to easily store existing multimedia projects AND create high-quality multimedia projects. You can record audio / video, screencasts, and lectures using PowerPoints. In addition, everything created in Kaltura can easily be embedded in Canvas.
- Introduction to Accessing Kaltura (for students and faculty)
- Upload Existing Multimedia Content (for students and faculty)
- Create New Multimedia Content Using Capture Space (for students and faculty)
- Embed Multimedia Content In Canvas To Make Visible to Students (e.g., within Modules, Assignments…etc.) (for faculty)
- Accept and Grade Student Video Assignments (for faculty & students)
Lynda.com is an online library of courses on software tools and skills. Maryville University has a campus-wide license and provides unlimited access to all faculty, staff, and students.
Lynda.com is a leading online learning service that helps users learn business, software, technology, and creative skills through video tutorials. With a library of over 255,000 videos, organized into courses, Lynda.com is the premier organization in terms of providing opportunities for personal and professional development.
Creating a Login
Once your profile is created, access Lynda.com by logging in to www.lynda.com from anywhere.
Qualtrics is an online survey program that allows you to create and distribute surveys and run analysis and reports. Maryville has a campus-wide license available to all faculty, staff, and students.
Visit qualtrics.com. Refer to the Account Registration document for further instructions.
Respondus is a program for creating and managing exams that can be printed or published directly to Canvas. Maryville has a campus-wide license for Respondus. Create exams offline or move exams from one LMS to another. Use Respondus to convert exam questions from a text form (e.g., Microsoft Word document) to a Canvas format, and then publish directly to your Canvas course. Respondus also has the Respondus Test Bank Network, which contains thousands of test banks for the leading textbooks in higher education.
Contact Learning Design and Technology for download information.
Respondus LockDown Browser
Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas and is available for PCs, Macs, and iPads. When students use the browser, they are unable to print, copy, visit websites, or access other applications. When an assessment (quiz) is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.
SPSS is a statistical analysis software available in labs and classrooms.
Contact the Help Desk with questions about installing the software.
Vericite (plagiarism detection)
VeriCite’s plagiarism software, which is integrated into Canvas, allows faculty to instantly check for plagiarism in student submissions and encourage originality in student work. Simply “enable Vericite submissions” when setting up a “File Upload” assignment in Canvas. New student submissions will automatically run through the Vericite database, providing the instructor with a plagiarism score for each submission.
A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slideshow that holds images, documents, and videos. Maryville has a site license. It allows you and your students to navigate slides and leave comments in a variety of ways: voice (using a mic or phone), text, audio file, or video (using a webcam). With VoiceThread, group conversations are collected and shared in one place from anywhere in the world.
Visit maryville.voicethread.com and log in with your Maryville credentials to create your account and explore.
- Student Guide
- Acceptable File Formats
- VoiceThread Web Application How-To
- VoiceThread Mobile Application How-To
- Troubleshooting Audio / Video Recording Issues
- Troubleshooting Mobile App Issues
Some programs require students to create a website or blog. We use musites.org to give students the ability to create their own space online.
Contact Learning Design and Technology for more information.