Welcome to Saint Mary’s Instructional Technology Support

Technology supported teaching and learning is a modern day expectation.  The ability to support the delivery, engagement, and assessment of learning requires technology to reach all learners, at all levels. Use the buttons below to explore tools designed to enhance the learning environment. 

Instructional Technology in the news…

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Your Common Technology Tools

The tools to the right are the common tools used within Saint Mary’s courses. Click the box to jump to specific resources and support.

ALLY

Accessibility tool in Canvas that allows student and instructor to view content in multiple modes.

PANOPTO

Video capture and screen recording tool utilized by faculty and students in Canvas and Blackboard.

ZOOM

Video and phone conference tool to bring together students and instructors.

FLIPGRID

Social learning, video discussion boards connecting student voice into the classroom.

PADLET

Virtual sticky notes to collaborate and show one’s thinking.

CANVAS

Saint Mary’s single LMS. Both student and instructor resources are found here.

Blackboard

Student and instructor resources are found here for the Blackboard system

ENGAGE

Used within the online programs, both student and instructor resources are found here.

TURNITIN

Plagiarism and Similarity tool for all Canvas courses at Saint Mary’s. Check out the page for walkthrough resources for both faculty and students.

GOOGLE

Access to the Google for Education services: Gmail, Docs, Drive, Slides, Sheets, and more!

Instructor Tools

These tools are specific to instructors that assist with aspects of your courses in Canvas

ALLY

Accessibility tool that allows student and instructor to deliver and view content in multiple modes.

PANOPTO

Video capture and screen recording tool utilized by faculty and students in Canvas and Blackboard.

RESPONDUS

Accessibility tool that allows student and instructor to deliver and view content in multiple modes.

TURNITIN

Plagiarism and Similarity tool for all Canvas courses at Saint Mary’s. Check out the page for walkthrough resources for both faculty and students.

Instructors: Sign-up for Technology Training

With so many technology tools available today it can be overwhelming. Use the buttons below to view and sign up for customized technology training and best practices in education.

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