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Distance Education offers webinars to support digital teaching and learning.  If there is no upcoming webinar scheduled for a tool or topic you are interested in, you can view a recording from the previous session.  Have a topic idea?  Or don't see a webinar you want?  Please email us.

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  • Camtasia* is a software based video tool that can be used to create and edit videos for tutorials/how-tos/demos, lessons, presentations, etc.  The tool is very robust and has many features.  Register on the TechSmith website for one of their monthly Getting Started with Camtasia webinars.  Distance Education purchases a limited number of licenses each year.  You can request a license by completing this Request Multimedia Software License form.
  • D2L Brightspace referred to D2L is the online classroom environment used for managing your content and students, sharing content with students, course assignments, grading, and more.  D2L frequently offers live virtual events and posts recordings.  Also, learn more about D2L on Distance Education's website.  
  • Honorlock‘s customer success team offers a webinar series on how to use Honorlock with learning management systems and third-party exams, like through a publisher - including how to enable and configure your assessments, understanding the student experience, and how to review the proctoring results.  Register for upcoming Honorlock webinars.  Also, learn more about Honorlock on Distance Education's website
  • Snagit* is another software based capture tool.  It can be used to create videos; however, the capture and editing features are limited.  Snagit's strength is in capturing and editing screen captures.  This is very helpful in creating quick instructional materials.  Register on the TechSmith website for one of their monthly Getting Started with Snagit webinars. Distance Education purchases a limited number of licenses each year.  You can request a license by completing this Request Multimedia Software License form.
  • Zoom web conferencing allows for one-on-one and group online meetings using video and/or audio.  It has for whiteboarding, polls, groups, chat, and screen sharing.  Register on the Zoom website for one of their numerous live webinars covering topics for getting started to a daily Educator's Guide to Teaching Over Zoom Also, learn more about Zoom on Distance Education's website
 
  • Examity online test proctoring is used for online test proctoring to improve the academic integrity of high stakes exams like midterms and finals.  Limited options are available at this time.  In this webinar, attendees will learn more about automated proctoring.  Watch the recording of a recent webinar for faculty on automated proctoring, Examity also has a short video for students, and we have more resources on our Examity web page.
  • Honorlock online proctoring provides a unique blend of proctoring to support academic integrity.  While each session is technically on-demand, automated proctoring; live proctors are available and conduct Live Pop-Ins when students trigger this intervention with suspicious activity.  There are so many more easy features and benefits to this tool.  Learn more by watching the webinar recording and visiting the Honorlock web page.
  • Watch Honorlock's 4 Tips for Overcoming Exam Anxiety to Help Your Students Show What They Know to answer how do we, as educators and academic professionals, change the way in which our test-takers view proctors and the platforms we use to facilitate online exams?  Paula Rodriguez, Director of the University Testing Center at Colorado State University, discusses this and how to ensure an equal and fair testing environment for your students.  Learn more by watching the webinar recording, reviewing the presentation, and visiting the Honorlock web page.
  • This Turnitin Feedback Studio playlist includes three videos for instructor tasks and a video from the student point of view.  Feel free to share videos with other faculty and share the student video with your students.  Additional information about Turnitin is available on our website.

The following is a list of live and recorded webinars offered by professional associations.  Note: this information is being provided for informational purposes only and it does not represent Distance Education or APSU.  Please use your best judgment when receiving advice from others.  

*Software installations on APSU computers require administrative access to the computer.  You must download the software installation file provided via a link from Distance Education and then contact GOVSTECH to install it on your work computer

**Software installations on APSU computers require administrative access to the computer.  You must download the YuJa Software Capture installation file from your YuJa account and then contact GOVSTECH to install it on your work computer.