Teaching & Learning Tools


Welcome to the Boise State University knowledge base of learning technologies, administered by Learning Technology Solutions (LTS)

LTS supports faculty and students in using instructional technology & assessment tools such as the learning management system, video resources, classroom technologies, communication and collaboration tools, and more. Additional information about LTS can be found at the LTS Boise State webpage.

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Training and Support Resources

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Training and Support Resources

Have a course site as the central hub for my course

Blackboard

Getting Started in Blackboard

Have text-based discussion forums

Blackboard

Create and Manage Blackboard Discussion Boards

Have online quizzes or exams

Blackboard

Blackboard Tests

Have students submit assignments online

Blackboard

Creating a Blackboard Assignment

Hold synchronous online course meetings

Zoom

Zoom + Blackboard Integration

Have class with some in-person and some remote students

Zoom

Using Zoom in the Classroom

Record lectures in the classroom

Panopto

Using Panopto in the Classroom

Create instructional videos (screen capture) with basic editing

Panopto

Panopto support articles

Create instructional videos with more extensive editing

Camtasia

Camtasia support articles

Have video-based discussions

Flipgrid

Flipgrid for Instructors

Have a shared document for editing

Google Docs

Google Docs at Boise State

Use a virtual whiteboard

Google Jamboard

Google Jamboard app intro video

Create a slide deck

Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Slides

MS PowerPoint training and Google Slides training

Create a basic survey

Google Forms

Google Forms training

Create a more advanced survey

Qualtrics

Qualtrics support articles

Have student-response during class (polling, quizzing, attendance)

iClicker

iClicker for Instructors

Have students annotate course materials (PDFs, webpages)

Perusall

Perusall support articles

Make my Blackboard course accessible

Ally

Blackboard Ally support articles

Make my Google Docs accessible

GrackleDocs

Grackle Docs at Boise State

Assign an online exam proctored remotely

ProctorU Review+

ProctorU Review+ support articles

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