Canvas and Other Cloud Services

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Panopto is a lecture capture application that is used to create recordings of classroom-based activities and can be made available for review by students in a course.

Canvas is a web-based application which allows instructors to put class materials on the Internet. It provides a variety of tools to facilitate teaching and learning. All courses at TWU use Canvas.

Solutions include: (1) Honorlock is a virtual proctor that records and reviews exams. The Chrome extension prevents students from accessing unauthorized information during testing. (2) Respondus has two applications. One serves as a virtual proctor with Respondus LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor. The other serves as a test creator and manager with Respondus 4.0 Test Generator.

Zoom is a web conferencing and recording solution that is available in Canvas. Use Zoom to meet with your class online, share an application on your desktop, demonstrate a new concept, hold office hours, watch student presentations, and more.

Turnitin is a electronic text matching system that checks student's submissions against a repository of submitted documents.

The term "cloud services" refers to a wide range of services delivered on demand to Canvas over the internet. These services are designed to provide easy, affordable access to applications and resources, without the need for internal infrastructure or hardware.