Adobe Creative Cloud
The Adobe Creative Cloud Enterprise Edition is available at ETSU for the discounted price of $100 per license. This provides faculty, staff, and students access to the best and most widely used creative suite of applications for digital design, web, video, and photography. For faculty/staff use, enterprise-level licenses to the most current and updated versions of Adobe products are available for purchase by departments.
To obtain a copy of the Adobe Creative Cloud (Faculty/Staff Only)
- Visit eBucs and purchase a license for each individual that should have access to Creative Cloud ($100 per license transferred annually).
Information Technology Services will assign a license to the faculty/staff member and follow up with installation instructions.
D2L Learning Management System
D2L is our Online Learning Environment here at ETSU. D2L can be used to teach a course entirely online or as an enhancement for a traditional classroom where you can post materials and have online discussions. D2L is extremely flexible, easy to use, and scalable so that you can use the tools you need to teach your course.
Respondus Exam Software
Respondus allows you to create exams in a standard word processing program, which can then be quickly and easily published directly into Desire2Learn. Respondus may also be used for the creation of tests or quizzes directly in Respondus. It is a helpful tool when creating exams with large test banks, importing pre-existing exams in D2L, or importing test banks from publishers.
ETSU Online provides Respondus Monitor free of charge for all faculty teaching online and distance education courses. Respondus Monitor allows students to take online assessments from a remote location. The Respondus Lockdown Browser locks out other applications and Respondus Monitor allows the instructor to verify the students' identity. Students are recorded during testing taking and the instructor can review any flagged events following the proctored exam. Respondus Monitor works seamlessly in D2L providing a simple and free solution for students.
Please note: Faculty teaching online courses are not required to use Respondus Monitor for exam proctoring. You may use University Testing Services or another trusted source. Any student fees associated with proctored exams or proof of student identify must be provided to the student in writing before registration. Please contact ATS with any questions.
Panopto Video Management Lecture Capture
Panopto Video Management lecture capture technology allows you to record lecture content from class, your office, or a personal device, and put that content online for your students to access at any time. With the appropriate equipment, Panopto Video Management can record your computer screen, audio, and video lecture elements. But it doesn't just put that content online, it also indexes topics for easy navigation during playback, captures words on the screen so that students can search for terms in your presentations, and extracts URLs so that students can easily find web resources that you referenced during class. In addition to all this, Panopto Video Management puts the lecture inside a custom player that allows students to control the playback speed, download the lecture, add bookmarks and notes (which can be exported), send inquiries directly to the instructor, and more. All of these features make it a great tool for both instructors and students.
Turnitin Plagiarism Detection
Turnitin is a web based originality checking service. It searches more than 4.5 billion publicly accessible Internet sites, millions of documents from ProQuest databases, the Gutenberg collection of literary classics, and several million student papers submitted to Turnitin since 1996. ETSU faculty may use Turnitin to help students develop their writing and citation skills and to ensure academic integrity.
Lecture videos can be hosted on YouTube and then embedded into D2L. You can also share YouTube videos as supplemental content. In order to upload videos to your YouTube channel that are longer than 15 minutes, you must first verify your account.
Zoom is a web-based conferencing software used to share information and host meetings over the internet. It can be used to collaborate via chat, microphone, or webcam. Applications such as Microsoft PowerPoint can be easily shared, and entire meetings can be recorded.
Zoom is freely available to all ETSU faculty, staff and students. Accounts are tied to ETSU credentials and do not need to be created individually. Any faculty and staff can obtain a username and password to create and manage meetings. Once those meetings are created, anyone in the world can access them from any computer connected to the internet. Visitors accessing the meetings do not need to be affiliated with ETSU. Anyone can attend a meeting.