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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.
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.
TurningPoint Cloud, 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.
Information for instructors to get started using Panopto Lecture Capture in Canvas. Panopto is a lecture capture application that is used to create recordings of classroom-based activities that are made available for review by students in a course.
Information to find and view Panopto recordings in Canvas. Panopto is a lecture capture application that is used to create recordings of classroom-based activities that are made available for review by students in a course.
In Canvas at TWU, permissions allow users to access certain features and perform certain functions.
Online Training through Canvas is available for instructors at TWU.
Log into Canvas to access your Canvas course:
Getting started information for students using Canvas.
Getting started information for faculty members using Canvas. Canvas Guides, Online Training Through Canvas, and Teaching and Learning with Technology Resources can be found here.
Computer program (such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, or Mozilla Firefox) that enables Internet users to access, navigate, search and run applications on World Wide Web sites.
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.
The Canvas mobile application provides instructors 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. There are mobile applications for instructors to grade student submissions and use standards-based learning.
Technical services provided by TWU to provide faculty, students, and staff with help and advice about Canvas.
An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is a component of the system software in a computer system. Canvas requires an operating system to function.