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Canvas logoCanvas

What is it?

Each La Salle University course has a corresponding online course space in the Canvas learning management system. Instructors can use this space to post the syllabus and other important files, post announcements, grade student papers and projects, and access other online learning tools. Canvas is accessible via the Tools area of the mylasalle portal.

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GoToTraining LogoGoToMeeting and GoToTraining

What is it?

GoToMeeting and GoToTraining are both web conferencing tools that allow users speak, chat, and view each other’s computer screens. These tools are ideal for hosting virtual meetings and class sessions.

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turnitin logoTurnitin

What is it?

Turnitin is an online tool that checks students’ written work for improper citation and possible plagiarism. It gives an indicator of the likelihood of plagiarism (called a similarity score) and provides instructors with detailed information about the possible sources that students used.

Turnitin is integrated within Canvas and can be enabled for any Canvas assignment that is submitted online.

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Additional Guides

Click on the categories to the right to explore the many educational technology topics that are covered on this blog or explore the resources below.

Microsoft Office

PowerPoint, Prezi, and Other Presentation Software

Screen Capture Tools

  • Screencast-O-Matic Guide (video)|(PDF)

YouTube, Vimeo, and Other Audio and Video Tools

iPadMobile Devices

Survey and Analysis