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Computing Policies - Students

Responsible citizenship in the Middlebury community obliges users of technology services to practice and maintain safe, responsible and ethical online behavior, awareness of the impacts of one’s actions, and respect for the rights of others. Appropriate use of technology services is governed by the Middlebury Handbook and ITS departmental policies.

Services where the Computing Policies - Students is particularly relevant are listed below.

CidiLabs:LTI

Cidi Labs instructional design tools for Canvas help course designers improve course design, accessibility, course readiness tracking and file management.

Privacy Level
Name and Email.

Evaluation Stage
Installed

Flipgrid:LTI

Flipgrid is an social video, audio, and text discussion tool that allows instructors and students to interact with one another in ways that may heighten social presence particularly in classes that are exploring blended, hybrid, and online modalities.

Privacy Level
Public

Evaluation Stage
Installed

Google Apps:LTI

Google App integration, created by Instructure, has five main points of interoperability that promote great teaching and learning:

  1. Single sign-on: use your Canvas login to sign into Google (in process)
  2. Google Drive embedding and linking: easily embed documents from your Google Drive anywhere you use the Rich Content Editor
  3. Google Docs as Assignments:
    •  • Students can submit Google Docs as Assignments
    •  • Teachers can use a Google Doc to give an Assignment, and send a copy of that document to each assigned student

Hypothes.is:LTI

The Hypothesis LMS app brings discussion directly to course content by enabling students and teachers to add comments and start conversations in the margins of texts. Collaborative annotation engages students more deeply in course readings and gives teachers a view into how students are reading.

With the app installed in your LMS or course site:

Khan Academy:LTI

Search for and embed Khan Academy videos into course material. Khan Academy focuses on short lessons on math, science, etc. Uses the embedded player so students earn points for watching videos.

McGraw Hill Connect

McGraw-Hill Education Connect is a toolkit of learning resources. Connect provides opportunities for both formative and summative assessment.

AUTO-GRADING

Connect will automatically grade assignments and quizzes, and provides reports.

TAGGED LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Create assignments and run reports to assess whether students are learning course content.

SMARTBOOK

SmartBook is a digital version of your course textbook. SmartBook can be accessed online through a laptop, some are available for tablet.

 

Microsoft Office 365:LTI

Canvas supports an LTI integration with Microsoft Office 365 in Assignments, Collaborations, Modules, Course Navigation, and the Rich Content Editor. This integration allows students and instructors to use, create, share, and collaborate on Office 365 files within Canvas. Users can also view their OneDrive files directly in Canvas.

Panopto:LTI

Panopto, videos can be included anywhere in the Canvas LMS and played back on-demand on any laptop or mobile device. From any embedded video, students can launch the full interactive Panopto video player to access captions, notes, and search. And with Panopto’s Dropbox functionality, students can securely submit their own video assignments to a private folder where the instructor can review them and provide feedback.

Pearson MyLab and Mastering:LTI

This integration provides the ability for the instructor and students to link from a Canvas course to access their Pearson MyLab and Mastering experience.

Privacy Level
Public

Evaluation Stage
Installed

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