January 22, 2009

Resources for using Web Vista/ WebCT

Instructor support for building a course in Web Vista can be found here:

WebConferencing with UMConnect

Web Conferencing is available for free to the faculty and staff of U of M through UMConnect. For information on setting up a meeting, please see the resources here:

Using UMConnect and Adobe Presenter for recording and archiving lectures

Information and support pages can be found here:

step-by-step instructions can be found here:

Adobe Presenter 6 Instruction sheet.doc

Incorporating audio tools in the classroom

At the AHC Learning Commons, we routinely use a free tool called Audacity to meet most of our audio recording and editing needs. You can check it out on the website below:

Collaboration Resources

The Carlson School of Management has composed a list of very useful collaboration resources available to the University of Minnesota:

Some of these tools include wikis, MyU portal, Netfiles, and Moodle.

Moodle User Guides

The UIniversity of Minnesota offers an extensive list of user support guides for Moodle. They can be found here:

Accessing iTunes U