Microsoft Teams is a unified communication and collaboration platform that combines persistent chat, video meetings, file storage, and application integration. Within Teams, instructors can facilitate video and/or chat discussions, work collaboratively on documents, and post course readings and other materials.
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Gradescope provides faculty the ability to ask open-ended test questions in large lecture classes. This tool streamlines the approach to grade papers digitally, and codes assignments which allow faculty to grade many students at one time.
saves faculty time
improves consistency of feedback students receive
helps faculty understand how they can teach differently based upon seeing the trends in student responses
Flipgrid enables asynchronous video discussions and presentations with an engaging social-media-style interface. Students record, view, and respond to instructor-created prompts, or to classmates' videos. Instructors can provide feedback privately or publicly.
VoiceThread is a versatile tool for asynchronous presentations and conversations around a variety of media (images, documents, and videos). Both students and instructors can create, share, discuss, and annotate media in VoiceThread. VoiceThread is available in UVACollab for student & faculty users.
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OpenShot Video Editor is a free and open-source video editor for FreeBSD, Linux, macOS, and Windows.
ShareX is an open-source screencapture, screen-recording, and basic image editing software.
Immerseme is a language learning platform that supports listening and pronunciation practice at multiple levels in 11 languages through an immersive, 360 degree video platform.
HandBrake is a free and open-source transcoder for digital video and audio files.
Use cases include:
Converting one video format into a different video format (eg. .mov to .mp4)
Compressing a larger video file into a smaller video file
Embedding subtitle files in to a video