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.


Canvas

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A full-featured Learning Management System and eventual replacement for Moodle. A Canvas site will provide a full suite of online tools including writing feedback tools, built-in rubrics and eportfolios. Due to the newness and complexity of Canvas, an online orientation is available. Learn more...

Moodle

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Moodle is Evergreen's legacy LMS and is only available until the end of the 2014-15 academic year. Past Moodle users can continue to use for online assignments, student surveys, attendance and more interactive options with your students. Moodle sites are not visible to the public. Learn more...

Wordpress

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WordPress 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...

MediaWiki

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Wikis are most often used when faculty want their students to create an online, collaborative knowledge-base. Evergreen uses the same base install of Mediawiki found at Wikipedia.org but can be customized to meet your needs. Some faculty have used wikis at Evergreen as a staging ground for student publishing at Wikipedia. Learn more...

Program Fileshares

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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...

Other websites

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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

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Contact Academic Computing to schedule a computer classroom in either the Computer Center or CAL. 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.