myLesley (Blackboard Learn) is Lesley University’s learning management system where faculty can upload a syllabus and course materials and students can interact in discussion forums, submit assignments, and receive feedback on work.
Kaltura allows you to record and share video. It is integrated directly into myLesley to provide secure video content that is private to your course.
VoiceThread allows you to place collections of media such as images, videos, documents, and presentations at the center of a conversation. These conversations aren’t live; they take place whenever and wherever it’s convenient for people to participate.
Skype for Business (Lync)
As part of Office 365, Microsoft provides access to the Skype for Business (Lync) video conference service. Create a Skype for Business meeting by creating an event in your Outlook or Outlook Web App (http://lesley.edu/email).
Collaborate Web Conferencing
Collaborate is a web conferencing tool that allows you to conduct live meetings online. Typical uses of web conferencing include training, guest speakers, group planning meetings, and class sessions.
Atomic Learning Software Tutorials
Atomic Learning has a range of video tutorials that provide software training to Lesley faculty, staff, and students. You can now create links to tutorials and add them directly in your myLesley course.
Webspiration is an online tool used to assist individuals with brainstorming and mind mapping in a collaborative environment.
Lesley University faculty, staff, and students have access to Microsoft Office 365, OneDrive, Skype for Business, and more.
MAP (My Assessment Portfolio) is the Lesley University name of the assessment tool managed and operated by LiveText. Lesley students use the MAP system to create electronic portfolios, or ePortfolios, on the LiveText website.
To request training on any of these tools contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more examples and tips, visit the eLearning and Instructional Support blog.