Consult our Workshop calendar for training dates and times
|Contact MSU Service Desk, at 701.788.4739 or firstname.lastname@example.org for support of the following technologies:|
Classroom Technologies and Networked Printers
Each classroom or lab contains instructional technologies, such as computers, projectors and Promethean boards. Several network-shared printers are available for student use. Instructions have been provided in most of the rooms and on most of the networked printers. Feel free to contact the Service Desk for help as needed.
All employees and registered students have access to Office 365 and its components. Apps in Office 365 include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Skype for Business, Outlook and SharePoint. SharePoint services and provides a single point of access to e-mail, a personal calendar, custom technical support documents, MSU news and information, file storage space, software downloads, and some class information.
Interactive Video Network (IVN)
Some classes use Internet-based, two-way interactive video to provide real-time collaboration with other students and professionals at multiple locations. The North Dakota Interactive Video Network (IVN) is a high-quality system used primarily for the delivery of courses.
Pexip / Polycom Real Presence (RP) Desktop
Pexip, is a video conferencing service available for faculty, staff and students, that allows users to connect with IVN classrooms using only a web browser. With Pexip, users can also connect using a mobile device. Real Presence is a secondary option that allows you to connect to meetings and/or classes when IVN rooms are not available. Polycom RP requires an account and a software download.
|Contact Alissa Perkins, Distance Programs Support Specialist, at 701.788.4645 or email@example.com for support of the following technologies:|
Blackboard Learn - Learning Management System
Blackboard Learn (Bb) is one of MSU’s Learning Management Systems (LMS). Bb is a virtual learning environment and course management system used for online teaching, learning community building and knowledge sharing. Faculty, staff and students can access Blackboard on online.mayvillestate.edu using their ConnectND credentials. Bb will be the only LMS as of Summer 2019.
The YuJa Enterprise Video Platform is deployed at leading colleges and universities to enable comprehensive video workflows including lecture capture, video management, live streaming, flipped class, and more. Today’s student demands the flexibility to learn anytime, anywhere and on any device.
|Contact Chris Gonnella, Instructional Designer, at 701.788.4709 or firstname.lastname@example.org for support of the following technologies:|
Blackboard Ally is a revolutionary product that integrates seamlessly into the Learning Management System and focuses on making digital course content more accessible.
Please see our Bb Ally Implementation page or contact Chris for more information.
Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems. If you are interested in trying Zoom, contact Chris.
Quick Start Guide for Students (PDF file)
Watch this video on How to use Zoom's Desktop App (3:02 mins):
Collaborate Classic (sometimes called Original), is a web conferencing tool offered by the NDUS. Bb Collaborate Ultra delivers an updated, easy-to-use and highly accessible, synchronous web conferencing interface enabling more collaboration choices to support your pedagogical goals.
Hoonuit (Formerly Atomic Learning) for Faculty
Hoonuit is an online training resource with hundreds of videos and hands-on tutorials that are available 24/7 and open to ALL Mayville State students, staff and faculty using their Connect ND credentials.
ProctorU is an online proctoring service that allows students to take exams online while ensuring the integrity of the exam for the institution by authenticating their identities and monitoring the exam in real time.
Qualtrics is an easy-to-use, full-featured, web-based tool for creating and deploying surveys online. Employees and students of the North Dakota University System can access Qualtrics through their Campus Connection credentials.
|Contact Sheena Moe, at 701.788.4645 or email@example.com for support of the following technologies:|
Blackboard Collaborate Classic
Blackboard Collaborate Classic (sometimes called Original), is a web conferencing tool offered by the NDUS. Bb Collaborate delivers a synchronous web conferencing interface enabling more collaboration choices to support your pedagogical goals.
Hoonuit (Formerly Atomic Learning) for Students
Hoonuit is an online training resource and professional development tool that is available 24/7 and open to ALL Mayville State students. Students can access Hoonuit through Moodle and login simply by using their ConnectND credentials.
Skype for Business
All employees and registered students have access to Skype for Business, which allows real-time communication with contacts via chat/ IM, audio or video calls. You can see when your contacts are available online, in a meeting or presenting and broadcast online to a large audience. All MSU faculty, staff and students have Skype for Business accounts included in their Microsoft Office user licenses. Contact the MSU Service Desk for details.
Turnitin is the leading originality checking and plagiarism prevention service used by millions of students and faculty, and thousands of institutions worldwide. Turnitin encourages best practices for using and citing other people's written material.
|Contact Katie Richards, Director of Student Success and Support Services, at 701.788.4675 or Katie.firstname.lastname@example.org for support of the following technologies:|
Read & Write (formerly Read & Write Gold)
MSU students, faculty and staff have free access to Read & Write, an award-winning literacy software tool that can help students improve reading, writing, research and study skills. The software is designed to help individuals of all ages, abilities and learning styles.
Smarthinking is an on-demand online tutoring program. Students have 5 hours of free access to live tutors from within each course shell via the Smarthinking icon.
Faculty members may also choose to adopt course-specific technologies to enhance instruction.