Faculty Toolbox

Do you want to enhance the learning experience for students or collaborate better with coworkers? Information Technology has organized some of your top technologies into categories that will revolutionize how you present in the classroom or online.

PRESENTATION TOOLS

COLLABORATION TOOLS

MOBILE TOOLS

 

TIPS & TRICKS

 


Presentation Tools

Kaltura for Blackboard

Record interactive presentations effortlessly using your voice, webcam, screen, or any combination. Trim and clip, add chapters, even insert slides after you record. Media is stored and accessed on Blackboard, with easy collaboration and analytics. Viewers can control what is displayed on playback.

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Adobe Spark

Create professional looking visual content that engages audiences across multiple
channels, regardless of your design experience. The Spark web app integrates with mobile apps Post (graphics and social media), Page (web stories), and Video (animations) so you can give stunning presentations in the office or the classroom. (Web & Mobile App versions only)

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Microsoft Sway

Looking for a better way to present your next report? Spice up your presentation with Sway. Sway allows you to create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more in minutes. No matter the occasion, Sway is a great visual element to include for any presentational setting. Find out more information by following the links below. (Web and Mobile App versions only)

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Office Mix

Thinking of a way to present a lesson with PowerPoint? Office Mix gives teachers a new way to present their lessons that defy traditional use of Microsoft PowerPoint. With Office Mix, you can turn a dry powerpoint into an interactive lesson with recorded screen capture, audio, and video. 

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Collaboration Tools

Skype for Business

Need to schedule a meeting, but don't have time to travel? We've got you covered. Skype for Business allows you to schedule meetings, collaborate, share live video or audio calls, and instant message with one click. Not only can you easily contact the people you need, but you can collaborate with your peers through document sharing, and more, with ease. (Mobile App and Desktop versions only)

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WebEx

Want to take online collaboration to the next level? Try WebEx. This online resource provides users with the ability to video conference, call, share screens, send documents, a record for later, and much more. (Web Application only)

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Telepresence

Wanting to video conference for your next meeting? Whether you are a student, faculty or staff, Telepresence can transform how you collaborate with others. Telepresence enables you to video conference meetings from one-on-one to a classroom. Experience the future of collaboration. (Hardware)

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Cisco Phones

Do you want to get the most out of your office phone? Cisco phones provide superior voice communications that enable you to voice or video call (depending on your model) to help you collaborate and move faster on the job. Find out more information in the links below. (Hardware)

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Microsoft Teams

Tired of switching between applications in order to partner with other team members? Microsoft Teams brings all of your essential tools for successful workflow and collaboration into a single application. Plan and hold meetings in seconds, chat instantaneously and send and work on documents in real time. (Mobile App and Desktop versions only)

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Mobile Tools

Lightroom

Looking for that perfect touch on a photo? Lightroom gives you all the tools to you need to bring out the best in your photography. Punch up colors, make dull-looking shots vibrant, remove distracting objects and straighten skewed shots. Plus, the latest release includes powerful new ways to adjust atmospheric haze, create incredible HDR images and panoramas and so much more. (Mobile App & Desktop versions only)

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Microsoft Lens

Want an easier way to capture notes from meetings? With Microsoft Lens, you can take a picture of the notes and the built-in OCR converts it to a PDF, Word, PowerPoint, or OneNote File. Images are trimmed and straightened automatically - great for tracking receipts, too. Allow Lens to do the hard work for you!

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Tips & Tricks

Would you like to learn a few extra tips and tricks? If so, then check out these featured Tips & Tricks Videos:

Microsoft Sway

Adobe Spark