TLOS provides training and support for several technologies associated wihh teaching and learning. Virginia Tech, with support from TLOS and other IT allied units, the following services are available to all Virginia Tech Faculty, Students and Staff:
Echo360 is a way to record audio and video of lectures. Captured lectures can be linked to Scholar or Canvas for students to view as many times as they want. Captured lectures can also be used in fully-online courses.
For more information and support documents, visit Echo360’s comprehensive knowledge base.
WebEx is a suite of web-conferencing tools from Cisco used to host video conferences. WebEx can be used for online teaching and meetings, and WebEx is compatible with traditional IP videoconferencing. TLOS provides VT WebEx to VT faculty and staff at no cost, enabling them to host meetings and classes. Students and external collaborators can attend VT WebEx meetings and classes, but cannot create or host VT WebEx sessions. Meetings must be hosted from a computer, but attendees can join via mobile devices.
For more information and WebEx procedures and instructions, click here to visit the service now knowledge database for WebEx.
i>Clicker is a a dynamic teaching and learning solution for everyone. Increase participation. Confirm understanding. i>Clicker is an award winning student response solution that allows you to easily transform your classroom into an active learning environment.
For more information about i>Clicker, click here to access the ServiceNow knowledge base.
WordPress is an easy-to-use tool for creating websites and Blogs. All VT Faculty, Staff and Students can create their own websites/Blogs using thier @vt.edu emails.
Click here for more information on WordPress at Virginia Tech
Lynda.com has a large collection of video tutorials on many useful tools. As an affiliate of Virginia Tech, your PID provides you access to Lynda.com. For more information, click here to access more information.