Canvas and Integrated Applications

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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.

Turning is a wireless Student Response System (SRS), that allows instructors to request information by presenting questions and for students to respond by using a “clicker” to send his or her information to be recorded.

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

Badgr creates digital badges as an indicator of accomplishment or skill that can be earned in Canvas.