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Students, staff, and faculty may update their name record, username change and domain change with TWU. Select a status below and follow the steps to request a name/username/domain change.
Honorlock is an online proctoring service that allows you to take your exam from your home. You DO NOT need to create an account or schedule an appointment in advance. Honorlock is available 24/7, and all that is needed is a computer, a working webcam, microphone, your ID, a stable Internet connection, and the Google Chrome browser. Honorlock will NOT run on an iPad.
Respondus LockDown Browser is a software application that must be installed on the workstation or laptop before attempting to complete an online Canvas assessment. The application serves as a virtual proctor by preventing printing, capturing the screen to copy assessment questions, disabling messaging and screen-sharing, disabling function keys, and disabling access to other applications and Internet content.
Campus Pack is a set of add-on applications that provide social media tools (such as wikis, blogs, journals, and podcasts) that can be used in Canvas. Social media tools are interactive computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression.
Canvas allows your instructor to create a Google Doc, Google Sheet, or Google Slides and share it with students using a feature called "Collaborations." You may be assigned to a Collaboration by yourself (meaning only you and your instructor can view it) or in a group (meaning all group members and your instructor can view it).
Instructors can create groups inside a course as a collaborative tool that allows students to communicate with each other and work together on course assignments. Students assigned to a group can create their own discussions, collaborations, announcements, and conferences that are not visible to the rest of the students enrolled in the course.
The Canvas mobile application provides students a portable solution for Canvas. Not all features in Canvas are available using your mobile device. There is a separate mobile application to use polls in the classroom.
Turnitin is an electronic text matching system that compares text in a student assignment against a database of sources. Turnitin is frequently used as a plagiarism detection application. Best practices from instructors suggest that Turnitin OriginalityCheck can be used as a teaching tool to address citation and academic honesty.
Badgr for Canvas allows instructors to issue digital badges to students as they complete modules or other activities in their Canvas courses. The instructor has to have enabled Badgr in the Canvas course for you to use this feature.
Turnitin is an electronic text matching system that compares text in a student assignment against a database of sources. You will submit assignment to Turnitin.
TurningPoint, a Student Response System (SRS), is a wireless response system 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. The clicker can be a Smartphone or a Turning Technologies hand-held response device.
Panopto is a lecture capture application that is used to create recordings of classroom-based activities that are made available for review in your Canvas course.
Many common issues encountered when working online can be resolved by clearing the cache.
​In order to gain access to TWU data, your account is required to have a complex password. The purpose of this guide is to help create a strong password.