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ASU’s Learning Toolkit Ruvi Wijesuriya Director, Learning Technologies Applied Learning technologies Institute

Dec 23, 2015



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  • ASUs Learning Toolkit Ruvi Wijesuriya Director, Learning Technologies Applied Learning technologies Institute
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  • myASU - ASU Portal based on the Google Start page. It is a customizable start page that links to many systems. ASU Interactive - almost a categorized table of contents to links for online services and sites at ASU. myASU and ASU Interactive
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  • myASUCourses/Blackboard ASU's primary Learning Management System - approximately 6500 course sites per semester with over 60,000 users. Course sites Face-to-face classes Hybrid courses Fully online courses Development sites Training sites
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  • myASUCourses/Blackboard Cont Organization sites Clubs and organizations Academic organizations Academic Committees Several add-ons
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  • Adobe Presenter It is a plugin for PowerPoint that allows you to easily add narration to your slides Used by instructors to add content to course sites Windows only (Powerpoint 2003 and 2007) Playback is for any platform that supports Flash content
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  • Safe Assign Add-on to Blackboard A plagiarism checking service that allows instructors to have all papers scanned and returned with originality reports.
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  • Respondus and StudyMate Windows applications used to author assessments for Blackboard Respondus is a tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to a Blackboard course. StudyMate lets you create ten Flash-based activities and games using three simple templates.
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  • Wimba Voice Tools Add-on to Blackboard Wimba's web-based voice tools facilitate and promote vocal instruction, collaboration, coaching, and assessment. Voice Discussions Boards Voice Email Voice Lecture recordings Voice Chat
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  • Media Manager Accessed though Blackboard The Media Manager is a groups of streaming media servers that are accessed through a single web interface. These servers are designed to serve Windows Media, QuickTime, Real video files, and Windows Producer (narrated PPT files) used by instructors to deliver content - most often linked from their Blackboard course sites.
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  • iTunesU Podcasts Digital media files distributed via the Internet Files available via subscription (RSS) ASU's podcast host site - Used by ASU to host podcasts of audio, enhanced audio, video, and PDF info.
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  • Google Video Coming soon to ASUs domain Already in use Easy to use Easy to play back Quality / bandwidth Google Video + iTunes
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  • CourseWikis It is a wiki that is requested thru CEM and access to the wiki is controlled by the roster. Instructors, TAs and students are automatically added. This wiki will only be accessible by people in the class. Used as a collaborative authoring tool by instructors
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  • Sakai ASU's Open Source Learning Management System - Some instructors prefer to use Sakai for their courses. Like Blackboard, Sakai is used for many purposes, primarily for online course sites.
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  • Course Enrollment Manager (CEM) The system that connects enrollment from PeopleSoft to services like Blackboard iTunes Sakai CourseWikis. It also allows instructors to manage enrollment, add new SLNs, add or suspend students, etc.
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  • Blogs and Wikis Blogs Internet based journals that are easy to publish and update Wikis Collaboratively authored sites
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  • GoogleDocs Online Wordprocesor, Spreadsheet, and Presentation Tools Collaborative authoring Global or restricted viewing
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  • Help Sites A Help site with Learning Platform related help info, tutorials, etc
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  • UTO Helpdesk [email protected] 480.965.6500 24x7 Support