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Academic Technology tools that are supported campus-wide are listed below. The academic technologies below are grouped by type/purpose. Clicking on an academic technology card will open a webpage containing tutorials, technical support information, and accessibility and privacy statements.

Other approved technologies can be found in the Canvas App Center through the Apps tab in the course settings. Instructors who want to use a technology not listed below or in the Canvas App Center must submit a New Academic Technology Request.

 

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop, mobile apps and services for photography, design, video, web, UX, and more.

Adobe Portfolio

Adobe Portfolio

Whether you want to showcase your work in a full portfolio website, or create a single-page website, Adobe has you covered. Their easy-to-customize themes are the most beautiful way to present your work online.

Canvas

Canvas

The Learning Management System (LMS) used at UAB. Canvas simplifies teaching and learning by connecting the most frequently used digital tools in one place.

Canvas Credentials (formerly known as Badgr)

Canvas Credentials (formerly known as Badgr)

Canvas Credentials is a digital badge issuing and tracking platform that awards badges based on achievements earned at UAB.

CATME

CATME

Provides tools that enable instructors to create student teams based off custom criteria and implement best practices in peer-evaluation and team meetings.

Cengage

Cengage

A platform that offers textbooks, eBooks, eChapters, digital solutions, online homework, study tools, textbook rentals and more.

Commons

Commons

Canvas Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources.

Drieam (Qualtrics LTI)

Drieam (Qualtrics LTI)

Qualtrics LTI by Drieam is a plug-in (LTI app) for Canvas. Using Qualtrics LTI, institutional research professionals, department administrators, and faculty can embed their Qualtrics surveys inside their Canvas course.

First Day Access (Course Materials)

First Day Access (Course Materials)

The First Day Program, hosted by the UAB Bookstore, allows students to receive their digital course materials directly in their Canvas course on the first day of class for a reduced cost.

GoReact

GoReact

A cloud-based video tool that integrates a variety of feedback options such as rubrics, comments, ratings, and markers for peer-review and grading.

Great River Learning

Great River Learning

Great River Learning is a Canvas-integrated publisher that offers interactive, media-rich digital textbooks.

Harmonize

Harmonize

A Canvas-integrated discussion tool that allows students to communicate, interact, and engage via media-rich features that encourage and support frequent, thoughtful engagement with course content.

iClicker

iClicker

An audience response system that allows the instructor to engage students in class. Students can respond with an iClicker remote or the mobile app.

Kaltura Media Space

Kaltura Media Space

UAB's multimedia content management system. Users can easily create, edit, manage, and share dynamic high-quality media in and out of Canvas.

Lecture Capture

Lecture Capture

Classrooms across UAB are equipped with Classroom technology including cameras, microphones, and recording equipment.

Macmillan Learning

Macmillan Learning

Macmillan Learning is a high-quality publisher of textbooks and learning resources for university level students.

MATLAB

MATLAB

MATLAB Grader is a browser-based authoring environment for creating and sharing MATLAB coding problems and assessments in UAB Canvas.

McGraw-Hill

McGraw-Hill

An online learning assignment and assessment solution that extends the learning experience beyond the classroom.

Microsoft Sway

Microsoft Sway

Sway is an easy-to-use app designed for creation, collaboration, and sharing interactive portfolios, personal stories, presentations, and more.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams

With Microsoft Teams students and instructors can chat, meet, call, and collaborate all in one place. It integrates with Office365 and Canvas.

Office 365

Office 365

Allows students and instructors to use, create, share, and collaborate on Office 365 files within Canvas. Users can also view their OneDrive files directly in Canvas.

Packback

Packback

An AI-supported online discussion platform that enables curiosity-based student discussion.

Pearson MyLab

Pearson MyLab

A platform that offers interactive resources, mobile eText, assignment management, and immediate student feedback.

Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere

A web-based audience response system that lets you embed interactive activities such as polls, questions, and competitions into presentations.

ProctorU

ProctorU

An online proctoring service available and accessible through Canvas. Provides identity verification, live proctor monitoring and intervention, and incident reporting.

Respondus 4.0

Respondus 4.0

Provides instructors the tools to create, import, and manage quizzes and exams then print, store, or upload to Canvas.

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

A custom browser that locks down the testing environment. It can disable the ability to copy, print, access other apps or visit websites during an exam.

Stukent

Stukent

Stukent is a Canvas-integrated platform that offers expert video lectures, role-specific student Simternships (simulation internships), lesson plans, videos, instructor notes, case studies, quizzes and more.

TaskStream

TaskStream

A customizable, electronic portfolio application that allows assessment management and performance based instructional features.

Turnitin

Turnitin

Compares student submissions against the Turnitin database to check for originality and flags any similarities or matches for the instructor and/or student to review.

TutorMe

TutorMe

An online education platform that provides on-demand tutoring and enables thousands of tutors to share their knowledge with students around the globe.

UAB Bookstore

UAB Bookstore

Integrates the UAB Bookstore’s resources in Canvas for easy access to submit, order, or view course materials.

UAB Libraries

UAB Libraries

Canvas allows instructors to link to UAB Library resources such as their Library Guides.

WileyPLUS

WileyPLUS

A platform that allows instructors to organize materials, include eTextbook content, video, animations, and practice questions into modules.

Zoom

Zoom

Provides video conferencing, collaboration, chat, and more across mobile devices and computers. Instructors can record and post meetings in Canvas.

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