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.
Collaborate Ultra Web Conferencing
Collaborate Ultra is a robust web conferencing software that is integrated directly into your myLesley course. Typical uses of web conferencing include training, guest speakers, group planning meetings, and class sessions.
Skype for Business
Skype for Business is an instant messaging and audio/video chat tool that includes basic web conferencing capability. Skype for Business can be downloaded or accessed via Office 365 using your Lesley email address and password.
Microsoft Teams combines synchronous and asynchronous communication and collaboration in one tool. Have individual or group text conversations, share and collaborate on documents, and meet online in a video call. Teams can be accessed or downloaded via Office 365 using your Lesley email address and password.
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.
Hoonuit (formerly Atomic Learning)
Hoonuit (pronounced "who knew it") is a free service available to all Lesley students, faculty and staff, providing a robust library of eLearning content designed to meet the needs of college campuses, including supporting student success, driving retention, and building faculty preparedness. Hoonuit features resources on distance and blended learning, student success, instructional strategies, accessible instruction, software and technology tutorials, and much more.
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.