Instructional Technologies at MSU

 Dean Kostuck, Service Desk Contact MSU Service Desk, at 701.788.4739 or help.desk@mayvillestate.edu 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.

Office 365

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. 

Faculty Guide to Getting Started with Pexip at MSU

Student Guide to Getting Started with Pexip at MSU

 alissa perkins.jpg Contact Alissa Perkins, Distance Programs Support Specialist, at 701.788.4645 or alissa.perkins@mayvillestate.edu 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.

Blackboard Support Center

Tegrity (for Blackboard)

Tegrity is a lecture and content capture software that was chosen by the ND University System to provide service for its 11 campuses. Tegrity enables faculty, staff, and students to record presentations, lessons, training, an entire lecture, and more. The recorded content is searchable, provides for note-taking and participant rating of content, can be streamed live, and can be used on mobile devices. Tegrity integrates with Blackboard and is ADA compliant. 

 Chris Gonnella, Instructional Designer Contact Chris Gonnella, Instructional Designer, at 701.788.4709 or christine.gonnella@mayvillestate.edu for support of the following technologies:

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.

Faculty Guide to Getting Started in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Student Guide to Getting Started in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

 

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.

 Sheena Moe Moodle Admininstrator Contact Sheena Moe, at 701.788.4645 or sheena.moe@mayvillestate.edu for support of the following technologies:

Moodle is one of MSU’s Learning Management Systems (LMS). Moodle was designed to support constructivist learning. Moodle can be used as a simple course document repository or as a virtual learning environment. Faculty, staff and students can access Moodle by using their ConnectND credentials. Moodle will no longer be utilized after Spring 2019.

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.

Tegrity (for Moodle)

Tegrity is a lecture and content capture software that was chosen by the ND University System to provide service for its 11 campuses. Tegrity enables faculty, staff, and students to record presentations, lessons, training, an entire lecture, and more. The recorded content is searchable, provides for note-taking and participant rating of content, can be streamed live, and can be used on mobile devices. Tegrity integrates with Moodle and is ADA compliant.

For Students - How to Record in Tegrity

Turnitin

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.

Turnitin Student Manual

 Katie Richards, Director of Student Success and Support Services Contact Katie Richards, Director of Student Success and Support Services, at 701.788.4675 or Katie.richards.2@mayvillestate.edu 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.