Center for Online Learning (COL)
Listed below are links to video tutorials and additional content to help students become more familiar with various software programs, technologies, and online services.
Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate) is a web-based video conferencing system which allows participants to engage in two-way audio, multi-point video, interactive whiteboard, application and desktop sharing, rich media, breakout rooms, and session recording.
Bb Collaborate Web Conferencing System Requirements
Bb Collaborate System Check
Bb Collaborate On-Demand Learning: Web Conferencing
Bb Collaborate Documentation and Recorded Training for Participants
Bb Collaborate Technical Support
Dreamweaver provides an intuitive visual interface for website creation and editing, and offers up-to-date compatibility with web standards.
eiu online (Desire2Learn)
Desire2Learn (D2L) is the official learning management system for all courses at EIU.
eiu online Quick Guide (PDF)
eiu online Performance Checklist (PDF)
eiu online & Respondus LockDown Browser Quick Guide (PDF)
eiu online Overview Video Tutorial
eiu online Email Video Tutorial
eiu online Notifications Video Tutorial
eiu online Locker Video Tutorial
eiu online Binder Video Tutorial
eiu online Performance Checklist Video Tutorial
Final Cut is a non-destructive and non-linear video editing program that allows users to edit a wide range of digital video to produce a video project.
Grammarly is an automated grammar tutor and revision support tool. It helps in developing essential writing skills, reinforcing proper revision habits, and preventing plagiarism.
Gregg Technology Center (GTC)
The GTC and its staff provide Eastern Illinois University’s students, staff, and faculty with creative, innovative, and effective uses of established and emerging technologies in a lab environment.
iDVD is a software program used to create menus for DVD projects and to burn video to DVDs. You can open iDVD directly, or from the Share menu in iMovie when you are ready to burn your DVD.
iMovie is a video editing software application developed by Apple.
iPhoto is a digital photograph manipulation software application developed by Apple.
iWeb was a template-based WYSIWYG website creation tool developed by Apple.
Lynda.com is an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts.
Photoshop is a graphics editing program developed and published by Adobe Systems.
Qualtrics software enables users to conduct online data collection and analysis including market research, customer satisfaction and loyalty, product and concept testing, employee evaluations and website feedback.
Respondus LockDown Browser
Respondus LockDown Browser is a secure browser for taking quizzes in Desire2Learn preventing students from printing, copying, going to another URL, or accessing other applications during an assessment.
The Smart Board is an interactive whiteboard that uses touch detection for user input in the same way as normal PC input devices.
SPSS is a Windows based program that can be used to perform data entry and analysis and to create tables and graphs. SPSS is capable of handling large amounts of data and can perform all of the analyses covered in the text and much more.
Video Production Basics
Wikispaces Private Label is a secure, dedicated wiki environment created for EIU by wikispaces.com.