All faculty and staff at Arcadia University have access to Zoom, which is a online video conferencing/meeting system.
Zoom can be used for hosting online meetings, webinars, guest speakers or online classes, and more. Zoom enables interoperability between all major hardware and software video platforms, as well as browsers and mobile apps. You can now meet with virtually anyone, anywhere, anytime.
Zoom has integration with many browsers such as Chrome and Firefox and Google Calendar through an extension add on. There is also a separate app for Windows and Mac as well as iOS and Android Devices. All downloads are located here: https://zoom.us/download
For assistance with setting up accounts or using Zoom, please visit the Zoom Help Center. When logged into Zoom https://arcadia.zoom.us you can find the 24/7 Phone Support 1.888.799.0125 and Zoom Resources along the top right. On the Zoom Help Center page you can access 24/7 Zoom Chat Support by clicking on the Help icon in the lower right corner. Here is a Zoom Quick Start Guide to get your started using Zoom.
Looking to add Zoom to Canvas? Add Zoom through the Settings of each course to connect with your students virtually.
Panopto is Lecture Capture software which works as a video platform for training, teaching, and presenting,
Find answers to all of your Panopto questions on the Panopto Support page where you can Chat Live online or call a Panopto professional and view videos and documentation, as well as find a Quickstart guide.
Ally was launched for all Spring 2020 and future Canvas courses. The Provost announced in late 2019 the importance of accessibility for Arcadia web content and course materials posted in Canvas. Ally was implemented to assist in this effort, you are encouraged to explore Ally and learn how to identify and address accessibility concerns.
Ally runs on top of Canvas, enabling faculty to make their courses more accessible for students. Ally indicates items that are not accessible or that could be made more accessible while supplying faculty and course creators with detailed information on how to make the file or content more accessible. In addition to accessibility compliance, Ally also gives all students and viewers additional options for accessing and interacting with material.
Canvas Pages and Google Doc are not currently being scanned by Ally. To have a Google Doc checked by Ally, download the Google Doc as a PDF or a Microsoft Word file and upload it to your course for Ally to scan.
All faculty, staff, and students at Arcadia University have unlimited access to Linkedin Learning, an online library of high-quality instructional videos on the latest software tools and skills.
With more than 3,000 courses taught by industry experts—and more added every week—Linkedin Learning is designed for all levels of learners and is available whenever you’re ready to learn. You can even view it on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, or other mobile device.
Unicheck is a plagiarism checker used by educational institutions worldwide to ensure originality of the submissions and keep academic integrity standards high.
What makes it special: the system is able to scan open access databases, libraries, web sources and repositories in real-time.
Unicheck performs checks in various languages and supports the wide range of file formats, including doc, docx, pdf, txt, htm, html, ppt, pptx, rtf, xlsx, xls, odt, ods, odp, MAC: pages, Google Docs via Google Drive, Google Docs Add-on (individual solution).
Benefits from using plagiarism detection software Unicheck:
Helps teachers to detect plagiarism in written assignments to teach students how to fix it.
Notifies about missed citations and references (correctly formatted citations and references are highlighted in blue and violet colors).
Streamlines the process of assignment revision for teachers.
The offices of Academic Technology Services, Sponsored Research and Programs and the Library bring you EndNote, the most powerful tool for managing research. This software will be available to faculty, staff, and students currently enrolled in courses at Arcadia University.
Thomson Reuters EndNote gives you the tools to search, organize, write and share your research. EndNote makes managing research easy for anyone— from the novice researcher publishing their first discovery to the senior professor preparing a manuscript or writing a grant proposal. EndNote allows you to search various databases like PubMed, collect full text pdfs, manage citations, organize references, work with pdfs by annotating texts, format bibliographies to prepare your research paper, manuscript, or grant proposal.
EndNote - From Anywhere, Anytime
With EndNote, your research is accessible from anywhere. EndNote includes access to your library - with unlimited reference and file storage, annotations, and group sharing. By creating an online account and syncing your desktop and online libraries, you can access that library on any computer where EndNote is installed, access it online, or on your iPad.
How to Get EndNote
For Faculty and Staff using Arcadia owned computers - You will request an install of EndNote. Please follow these instructions.
For Students, please click here and select the operating system you have (Arcadia Login Credentials will be required). You will need to download the DownloadEndNote.zip file and extract it to your computer. The file contains both the installer and the license file. Both items need to be in the same location when you run the installer (You will not need a product key as long as you have both files downloaded).
NVivo is the most used qualitative and mixed-methods data analysis software tool by academics and professional researchers globally. NVivo is ideal for complex research projects, whether you’re working solo or in a team. Enrich your understanding with NVivo.
Use this form for Canvas requests such as Import Content (Course Copy), Creating a Community, Community Enrollment Removal, Course Retrieval, Cross-List Courses (Combine Course), Creating a Sandbox course, Add and Remove users, ExamSoft, Past Course Viewer, Adding a Guest User, and Increase Course File Size Limit.