The Center for Educational Resources (CER) is now known as the Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation (CTEI).
Same great staff, same great service.

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Instructional Tools

Canvas

Course websites

Canvas
  • Post your syllabus
  • Create online quizzes and assignments
  • Manage grades online
Instructional Tools

Blackboard

Course websites (occurring before Fall 2022)

Blackboard
  • Post your syllabus
  • Create online quizzes and assignments
  • Manage grades online
Equipment

Equipment loan

What we have

Equipment loan
  • Instructors can check out laptops, cameras, and more
  • Use the Multimedia Lab/Studio (audio, video, workstations and professional software)
Instructional Tools

Panopto Information Hub

Lecture recording and streaming

Panopto Information Hub
  • Enables easy audio/video/screen capture
  • Provides sharing, embedding and streaming of video lectures
Instructional Tools

Gradescope

Online Grading Platform

Gradescope
  • Grade faster and more consistently
  • Provides robust feedback for students and their performance
  • Upload scanned paper-based assignments/exams or create online assignments for grading
  • Set up auto-grading scripts for programming assignments
Communication Tools

Zoom

Video conferencing

Zoom
  • Live video conferencing, desktop sharing, presentations, and webinars.
  • Capability to record meetings.
  • Collaboration tools such as chat, co-screen sharing, and co-annotation.
Communication Tools

OneDrive

Cloud file storage

OneDrive
  • Store, upload, download, and share files
  • Share with people both inside and outside of JHU
Instructional Tools

iClicker Student app

In-class polling

iClicker Student app

In-class polling allow students to participate actively in class and can be especially effective in large lecture classes where other methods for gathering student feedback are  less efficient.

Instructional Tools

Piazza

Robust class discussion board

Piazza
  • Share answers to student questions with the class
  • Student driven conversations
  • Students can share openly or send anonymous question
Instructional Tools Communication Tools

Microsoft Teams

Online team collaboration

Microsoft Teams
  • Hold discussions and chat with others
  • Work collaboratively on documents
  • Share links and files
Instructional Tools

Turnitin

Plagiarism detection

Turnitin
  • Scans student papers for plagiarism
  • Integrates with Blackboard
  • Facilitates Grademark, Peermark, and iPad grading.
Instructional Tools

Respondus Remote Proctoring Tools

Remote Proctoring

Respondus Remote Proctoring Tools
  • Overview of Respondus  Remote Proctoring Tools
  • Instructions to faculty for activiting and using Respondus tools in Blackboard
  • instructions and guidelines for students requires to use Respondus Tools
Instructional Tools

VoiceThread

Interactive slideshows and presentations

VoiceThread
  • Create and share interactive multimedia slideshows
  • Highlight and annotate a presentation
  • Video and audio annotations
 
 
 

Archived

The following are initiatives that have been discontinued and no longer updated.

Reveal

Image Annotation

Canvas

(this tool has been retired and no longer supported)

A web application for annotating content using images, audio, and video resources to illustrate visual relationships.

JHBox

Cloud storage

Canvas
  • Store, upload, download, and share files
  • Share with people both inside and outside of JHU

Adobe Connect

Video conferencing

Canvas

(This service is being discontinued on July1st 2019)

  • Live video conferencing, application sharing, and presentations
  • Collaboration tools such as live polling, chat, and whiteboards

Timeline

Create timelines with ease

Canvas

This tool has been retired and is no longer supported