Welcome to Arkansas State University!

These are technology tools to help you with your education here at A-State: 

Tool

Activity

Synchronous/Asynchronous

Web Conference

WebEx

Video Conferencing and Chat (best for large classes)

Synchronous

Blackboard Collaborate

Video Conferencing and Chat

Synchronous

Zoom

Video Conferencing and Chat (best for small classes less than 20 students)

Synchronous

Video/Audio Recording

YuJa

Video Recording Software that allows users to create content and upload to online storage and streaming environment.  Automatically captions video. 

Synchronous & Asynchronous

VoiceThread

Creates collaborative multimedia that holds comments made with voice, text, or video

Asynchronous

Academic Integrity

Respondus Lockdown Browser

Proctoring Software to Monitor students during online exams. Video is reviewed after completion of exam.

Asynchronous

ProctorU

Live proctoring software where a proctor watches student through webcam while they take exam online

Synchronous

Plagiarism Checker

Safe Assign

Plagiarism detector that detects unoriginal content in papers. Built into blackboard.

Asynchronous

Turnitin

Plagiarism detector that detects unoriginal content in papers

Asynchronous

Student Authentication

BioSig I.D.

Biometric gesture password that is unique to each student to provide identification verification

Asynchronous

Cloud Storage

Dropbox

File hosting and sharing system that allows files to be shared with and edited by other users

Asynchronous