Approved Academic Tools

by Function

Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Canvas fully supported and integrated quizzes, assignments
CrowdMark limited support handwritten and/or electronic assessments (assignments and exams) 
ExamSoft college supported 
(Nursing, Dentistry, Medicine)
question bank creation, delivering exams
Kahoot self-supported, conditions may apply student practice, formative assessment, student-created practice
Mentimeter

college supported
(Nursing)

polling, formative assessment
MindTap (Cengage) limited support Humanities/Language student practice and assessment
Mobius limited support student practice and assessment
Perusall self-supported, conditions may apply annotating shared documents
Portfolium self-supported, conditions may apply course level assessment, program level evidence of competencies, workspace for reflective learning
Riipen limited support integrating authentic projects and work experiences into courses 
WebAssign (Cengage) limited support STEM student practice and assessment
Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Kahoot self-supported, conditions may apply student practice, formative assessment, student-created practice
Mentimeter college supported 
(Nursing)
polling, formative assessment
Top Hat self-supported, conditions may apply polling
Webex Polling

fully supported and integrated

formative assessment, summative assessment, polling
Zoom Polling

fully supported and integrated, Aug 2021

formative assessment, summative assessment, polling
Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Canvas fully supported and integrated discussion board using the liking feature
Mural self-supported, conditions may apply collaborative whiteboarding, mind-mapping
Padlet self-supported, conditions may apply collaborative bulletin board with a range of media types, concept mapping
Top Hat self-supported, conditions may apply word clouds, discussion questions
XMind self-supported, conditions may apply mind-mapping, brainstorming
Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Canvas fully supported and integrated creating learning modules, pages, assignments, etc.
Microsoft 365 fully supported and integrated creating documents and presentations
Panopto fully supported and integrated lecture recording, screen capture
Pressbooks limited support creating & sharing open textbooks
Webex fully supported and integrated synchronous video conferencing,  recording, group presentations
WordPress self-supported, conditions may apply blogging, sharing resources
Zoom fully supported and integrated, Aug 2021 synchronous video conferencing,  recording, group presentations
Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Canvas fully supported and integrated creating learning modules, pages, assignments, etc.
Microsoft 365 fully supported and integrated creating documents and presentations
MindTap (Cengage) limited support Humanities/Language student practice and assessment
Panopto fully supported and integrated lecture recording, screen capture
Perusall self-supported, conditions may apply annotating shared documents
Pressbooks limited support creating & sharing open textbooks
WebAssign (Cengage) limited support STEM student practice and assessment
Webex fully supported and integrated synchronous video conferencing, breakout rooms
WordPress self-supported, conditions may apply blogging, sharing resources
Zoom fully supported and integrated, Aug 2021 synchronous video conferencing, breakout rooms
Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Canvas fully supported and integrated course announcements, creating groups, course calendar, creating course modules, etc.
Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Canvas fully supported and integrated asynchronous discussion boards
Perusall self-supported, conditions may apply annotating shared documents
Webex fully supported and integrated synchronous online discussions for large groups or small groups (breakout rooms)
Zoom fully supported and integrated, Aug 2021 synchronous online discussions for large groups or small groups (breakout rooms)
Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Microsoft 365 fully supported and integrated document creation and collaboration
OneDrive fully supported and integrated file sharing for collaboration
Perusall self-supported, conditions may apply annotating shared documents
Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Canvas fully supported and integrated peer review of submitted assessment, discussion boards
Padlet

self-supported, conditions may apply

multimedia collaborative bulletin board with commenting

Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Panopto fully supported and integrated creating reflection videos
Portfolium fully supported and integrated course level assessment, program level evidence of competencies, workspace for reflective learning
WordPress limited support blogging
Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
Webex fully supported and integrated synchronous lecture or discussions, breakout sessions
Zoom fully supported and integrated, Aug 2021 synchronous lecture or discussions, breakout sessions
Tool

Status

Support Level

Can be used for
WordPress limited support web design