The Wallace Centersupports faculty use of a wide range of academic technologies in online, blended, and campus courses. Click on any of the technologies below to access current documentation, tutorials, and best practices. Downloadable overview of supported technologies.
The RIT course management system allows instructors to use the online environment to post course-related information, interact with students, and conduct classes in a secure environment.
is a software tool that allows for the creation of tutorials and other presentations that incorporate some type of screen capturing of other software applications.
is a web-based communication tool that allows faculty and students to quickly and easily share presentations, desktops and other materials over the Internet using the familiar PowerPoint application and Adobe Flash format. Connect has robust collaboration tools for discussion, whiteboard and text chat.
is a plug-in for PowerPoint that can be used to add voice annotation to instructor presentation. These presentations are pre-recorded and can be accessed by students asynchronously.
is a highly sophisticated, yet easy-to-use, online survey system. Online Learning has created this tool for campus-wide use. All RIT faculty and staff are free to use this system.
or as they are referred to at RIT, "clickers" are wireless keypads that can be used to gauge the level of understanding from a large audience within seconds.
Online Course Evaluation (OCE)
system is a fully web-based tool available to all RIT departments and colleges for setting up final course evaluation questions. This password-protected environment (RIT Account) has a secured area for students to anonymously fill out and submit their course feedback.
is an online peer evaluation tool that allows students to provide their instructors with feedback on themselves and each of their team members. Ratings and comments are anonymous to other students, though they can be shared with other members of the team.
is a quiz management system for Microsoft Windows/Vista which allows you to manage question and quiz libraries and then generate print quizzes for use in a face to face class or export those same quizzes for use online through myCourses.
The RIT Confluence Wiki is a collection of wiki spaces owned by faculty and staff at RIT. Wikis are group-editable websites that present various opportunities for improving group productivity and information sharing, and are ideal for fast and easy collaboration among groups of all sizes.