These tools are supported and/or licensed by Penn State
Canvas – Penn State’s Learning Management System
Zoom – Penn State is currently in a pilot program using this web conferencing tool
Turnitin – a web-based writing assessment tool
Yammer – collaborative environment for team-based projects To use Yammer for a class, create a private network.
Box – cloud-based content storage, file sharing and collaborative editing
Qualtrix – a full-featured survey tool
WebApps – you get access to cloud-based applications that you might not have available on your own computer.
WebFiles at Penn State – access both your PASS storage space and your U: drive from any Internet-connected computer. If you didn’t know, your PASS storage space gives you up to 10GB of cloud-based storage. Another way to access your PASS space is is at PASS Explorer, but you don’t have the drag-and-drop functionality that’s available with WebFiles. For more information on PASS storage, see this IT Knowledge Base article.
Doceri – iPad interactive whiteboard and screencast recorder with annotation and remote desktop control
Clickers at Penn State – use iClickers student response system to gauge student knowledge and provide instant feedback
lynda.com at Penn State – video tutorials on a huge selection of applications and products
Adobe Connect – Web conferencing
Portfolios at Penn State – use Sites@Penn State or Canvas to create e-Portfolios
Sites at Penn State – create your own WordPress-powered blog or website
VoiceThread – use VoiceThread for visual and audio collaboration , posting materials, commenting and sharing
WikiSpaces – create a WIki for collaboration
Faculty Quick-Start Guide to PSU Education Technology Resources [THIS RESOURCE IS OUTDATED – FIND UP-TO-DATE RESOURCE or make our own]
Accessibility at Penn State – Accessibility and Usability at Penn State
Copyright Perspectives – Perspectives on intellectual property, copyright, and legal alternatives
ETS – Education Technology Services – Teaching and Learning with Technology
Penn State IT Training – IT tools and services