Evergreen provides a range of technologies for faculty to utilize in their teaching. Below are some of the primary options available by request via the Academic Technologies dashboard
Help choosing the right tool
Academic technology support is built on the idea that technical staff consult and connect faculty with the appropriate technology to support their teaching. This is accomplished through one-on-one consultation, connecting faculty to appropriate technology resources and resource providers.
A full-featured Learning Management System which is replacing Moodle. Canvas offers a full suite of online tools including several options for providing feedback, built-in rubrics, a great quiz builder and much more. For an introduction to Canvas basics, self-enroll into the online Orientation for Faculty
and/or contact Bridget Irish (email@example.com) to schedule an in-person tutorial. Learn more...
is Evergreen's legacy LMS and will no longer be available as a curricular technology option after Spring 2015, but archived sites will still be made accessible to faculty as needed. To find out more about transitioning to Canvas or WordPress, please contact Academic Computing
. Learn more...
is a web publishing
platform with a focus on ease of use
, aesthetics, and web standards. WordPress in the curriculum
can be used to create publicly accessible
websites including curricular sites
, blogs, faculty professional sites
and student academic journals
. Many faculty use a public WordPress curricular site in conjunction with a private LMS site. Learn more...
Orca Program Shares
are networked file space
accessible only by the Faculty and registered students for a particular program. They can be accessed from both on and off campus. These folders are cycled and purged every quarter in order to provide sufficient workspace needed to meet curricular needs. Learn more...
Using something else? Let Academic Computing know, we'd love to link to it and make it easier for your students and the rest of us to find it. Still using academic.evergreen.edu
? If you are still using these pages contact Academic Computing and they can work with you to maintain or assist you in migrating to our newer publishing platforms. Learn more...
Computer Classroom Reservations
Contact Academic Computing to schedule a computer classroom in either the Computer Center
. There are 6 classrooms with 25 stations plus a teaching station connected to a projector. See: Computer Labs and Classrooms
for a listing of all computer classrooms on campus.
Other favorite tools from Academic Computing Staff
- Zotero - citation management tool that lives in your web browser
- Flickr - web-based image storage with galleries and social networking options. Integrates well with WordPress sites at Evergreen.
- Prezi - non-linear presentation tool. Free educator accounts.