Download a PDF that contains summaries and recommended uses of each of the University-supported technology tools.
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Grammarly is a great service available for Texas Wesleyan. It uses linguistic algorithms to scan your written documents (including email, social media posts, essays and others) and corrects grammatical mistakes as well as contextual errors and poor vocabulary.
Most Texas Wesleyan classrooms are equipped with a SMART Board (an interactive white board), as well as the companion software, SMART Notebook.
SMART Notebook allows you to present content, save lecture notes, conduct polls and class brainstorming, and more.
Qualtrics is a web-based survey tool available to all Texas Wesleyan faculty, staff and students. Qualtrics features over 90 question types as well as a library of surveys that you can adapt and use.
Faculty can create, share and manage learning content. SoftChalk integrates with Blackboard. Users can also create activities in SoftChalk and export them as standalone items in Blackboard, or these activities can be integrated into lessons and linked to the grade book.
TurnItIn is best known as a plagiarism checker. When students submit work, their submissions are compared to content in a variety of databases, as well as to previous student submissions submitted at any subscribing institution.
TurnItIn also has a robust online grading tool. The grading tool allows users to insert comments; mark grammar, usage, and mechanics; and save and insert customized comments.
Mediasite is the University's current solution for lecture capture and hosting pre-recorded video. Faculty can make use of the Mediasite Desktop Recorder to create lecture capture video from a desktop computer equipped with a microphone and camera. Faculty users can also access the My Mediasite tool within the Blackboard Course Tools area to download the Mediasite Desktop Recorder application, upload existing video files and manage their video presentations that have been uploaded to Mediasite.