UNI eLearning Suite

Recommended Syllabus Statements for Instructional Technology Tools

 

Blackboard:

Blackboard Learn is used as the Learning Management System for this course. Information about the course, as well as instructional materials and assessment measures may be communicated and delivered through this system. Students may download the Blackboard App on their mobile device. You must login to Blackboard with your CatID credentials. We recommend that users use one of the supported computer browsers. Learn more on the Blackboard Learn page.


Panopto:

Recorded lectures, or short instructional videos, may be delivered via Panopto in this course. Panopto videos are also mobile friendly and you may view them on your phone or other mobile devices. Learn more at https://elearning.uni.edu/panopto

Panopto Assignment:

As part of the class assignments, students will submit their recorded presentation videos via Panopto in this course. You may refer to these instructional videos that show you how to create and upload your Panopto videos either through the Blackboard Learn course or directly through Panopto:


Poll Everywhere:

Poll Everywhere is a technology that may be used in some of our class sessions. It allows me to gather live responses as you engage in the questions. It’s a form of an audience response system and you may use your cell phone or laptop to participate. No special software is required for you to install, but you may choose to install its mobile app.

Learn more at https://elearning.uni.edu/poll-everywhere


ZOOM: 

We will be using ZOOM to meet synchronously, online. You must have a webcam along with your computer, or laptop, to be able to participate. (Cell phones may also be used with ZOOM mobile App, but you may not get the full benefit of viewing the content being shared on the screen.) My ZOOM link is https://---------. Once you click on this link, it will prompt you to install ZOOM, unless you already have it installed. Learn more at https://elearning.uni.edu/zoom.  


Ally:

You may convert Word or PDF documents provided in Blackboard to your preferred version(s). Ally is an integrated program in Blackboard that enables you to do so. Simply click on the dropdown menu appearing next to any Word or PDF file throughout the course, click on Alternative Format, and download the file as one of the options given. Learn more at https://elearning.uni.edu/ally