HEFi Digital Core Tools

Below is a list of recommended core tools for learning and teaching.

Online Lecture videos (asynchronous). 

Recommended tool: Panopto.
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Accessibility: All recordings and uploads are captioned automatically. Caption accuracy may require checking.

Event Capture.

Recommended tool: Panopto.Panopto logo

Accessibility: All recordings and uploads are captioned automatically. Caption accuracy may require checking.

Online Teaching (synchronous).

Recommended tool: Zoom.Zoom logo
Accessibility: Zoom recordings stored in Panopto are automatically captioned. Caption accuracy may require checking.
Alternatives: For up to 100 participants Canvas Conferencing is available. 

Discussions (asynchronous). Instructure_Canvas_Logo

Recommended tool: Canvas integrated Discussions.
Accessibility: Discussions are compatible with screen readers and other enabling software.
Alternatives: None currently. 

Chat (synchronous). 

Recommended tool: Canvas integrated Chat.

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Accessibility: Chat is compatible with screen readers and other enabling software.
Alternatives: None currently.

Student Presentations. 

Recommended tools: Zoom and Panopto.Panopto logoZoom logo
Accessibility: Recordings stored in Panopto are automatically captioned. Caption accuracy may require checking.
Alternatives: None currently.

Assignments. 

Recommended tools: Canvas integrated Assignments and Turnitin.
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Tests and Quizzes. 

Recommended tools: Canvas Quiz.Canvas logo
Accessibility: Chat is compatible with screen readers and other enabling software.
Alternatives: Mobius for Mathematical quizzing.

Group/Project Work. 

Recommended tools: Canvas integrated Groups.Canvas logo
Accessibility: Identical to Canvas Accessibility.
Alternatives: None currently.

Electronic Voting System. 

Recommended tools: TurningPoint.TurningPoint logo
Accessibility: TurningPoint is accessible however some content added to activities by the tutor may require additional descriptions.
Alternatives: Zoom polling in Zoom meetings.

Digital Portfolios. 

Recommended tools: PebblePad.PebblePad logo
Accessibility: PebblePad is accessible however content added to Portfolios will have varying levels of accessibility.
Alternative: None currently.

Tutorial meetings and Office hours. 

Recommended tools: Zoom.
Accessibility: Zoom recordings stored in Panopto are automatically captioned. Caption accuracy may require checking.Zoom logoAlternatives: For up to 100 participants Canvas Conferencing is available.

 Weekly Tutorials

Recommended tools: Zoom.
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Accessibility: Zoom recordings stored in Panopto are automatically captioned. Caption accuracy may require checking.