LDT Supported Technologies


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.

View the On-Demand workshop page for videos and resources.


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.

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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.

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LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning 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.

LinkedIn Learning 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 course, LinkedIn Learning is the premier organization in terms of providing opportunities for personal and professional development.

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Once activated, enjoy unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning via http://linkedin.com/learning.


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.

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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.

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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.

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SimCheck (plagiarism detection)

SimCheck’s plagiarism software, which is integrated into Canvas, allows faculty to instantly check for plagiarism in student submissions and encourage originality in student work. When enabled for an assignment in Canvas, student submissions will automatically run through the SimCheck database, providing the instructor with a plagiarism score for each submission.

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SPSS is a statistical analysis software available in labs and classrooms. All faculty, staff, and students can access SPSS by visit http://launch.maryville.edu, logging in with your MU username/password, and choosing “SPSS” in the middle of the page.


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.

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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.

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