Tools

There are many tools available both online and at HWS for you to use in your classes. The Digital Learning Team stands at the ready to support emerging technologies; however, please be aware that with the rapidly changing technology landscape the Digital Learning Team cannot guarantee full support of all tools that exist.

The following table represents tools supported by the IT Services Digital Learning Team. For information regarding software on HWS lab and classroom machines, please contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@hws.edu or 315-781-4357.

Some of the tools listed below are free tools available online or for free download. Faculty members and students are responsible for the terms of service as well as creating any account if necessary.

To explore a tool listed below request a consultation.

To explore a tool, or if you are unsure how to access or find a tool, contact the Digital Learning Team at dlc@hws.edu or 315-781-4420.

Looking for Canvas? Visit the Canvas Resources page.

Key
Platform: cloud Cloud-based tool windows Windows or PC apple Apple or Mac
Support Level: green dotAdvanced support yellow dotBasic support
Login Access: HWS credentials HWS credentials Request account Request account Explore yourself Explore yourself
Supported Software and Web Tools
Activity Categories Login/Tool Name Support Level Platform
Data Visualization HWS credentials Microsoft Excel green dot apple windows
HWS credentials Rstudio green dot apple windowscloud
HWS credentials Jupyter yellow dot apple windowscloud
Image Editing HWS credentials Adobe Photoshop green dot apple windows
Instructional Video Production Explore yourself Explain Everything green dot apple
Request account Adobe Captivate green dot apple windows
Explore yourself QuickTime green dot apple
Explore yourself Screencast-O-Matic green dot cloud
Layout, Design HWS credentials Adobe InDesign green dot apple windows
HWS credentials Microsoft Publisher yellow dot windows
Learning Management System HWS credentials Canvas green dot cloud
Online Tutorials HWS credentials Atomic Learning (Hoonuit) green dot cloud
HWS credentials DataCamp green dot cloud
Polling Tools HWS credentials Baseline: Student Response green dot cloud
HWS credentials Canvas Surveys/Quizzes green dot cloud
Explore yourself Poll Everywhere green dot cloud
Explore yourself Mentimeter green dot cloud
Posters HWS credentials Microsoft PowerPoint green dot apple windows
HWS credentials Adobe InDesign green dot apple windows
HWS credentials Microsoft Publisher yellow dot windows
Presentations HWS credentials Microsoft PowerPoint green dot apple windows
Screen Casting Explore yourself Mirroring 360 green dot apple windows
Explore yourself QuickTime green dot apple
Explore yourself Screencast-O-Matic green dot cloud
Spatial Technology, Mapping HWS credentials ArcGIS green dot windows
Request account HWS ArcOnline green dot cloud
Explore yourself Google/Arc Earth yellow dot apple windows
Explore yourself Maps for Office green dot apple windows
Survey Creation and Management HWS credentials Baseline green dot cloud
Video Editing, Podcasting, Digital Storytelling HWS credentials iMovie green dot apple
Explore yourself Audacity green dot apple windows
HWS credentials GarageBand green dot apple
Web Conferencing Request account Zoom green dot cloud
Web Publishing Explore yourself WordPress green dot cloud
Explore yourself Wix green dot cloud
 

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