Instructional Resources

Desire2Learn (D2L) - Instructors

Desire2Learn (D2L) is an online learning platform used to deliver online courses and enhance traditional, face-to face and hybrid/blended courses. D2L provides "anytime, anywhere" access to course materials, such as syllabi, readings, and multi-media files, as well as course tools such as electronic dropboxes, eportfolios, online quizzes, and grades.

Desire2Learn (D2L) - Students

Desire2Learn (D2L) is an online course management system used by instructors to provide students with "anytime, anywhere" access to course materials, such as syllabi, readings, lecture presentations, and multi-media files. D2L also includes many online tools that allow you to check your course grades, take online quizzes, contribute to and participate in online discussion boards, and much more.

Respondus

Respondus products, including Respondus CampusWide, LockDown Browser, and StudyMate, offer instructors a variety of tools for assessment in their courses.

Turnitin Suite

The Turnitin product suite is a well-recognized, online system for evaluating student work and discouraging plagiarism in an academic setting. Turnitin products include Originality Check, GradeMark, and PeerMark.

ePortfolio

ePortfolio is a personal portfolio tool for storing, organizing, reflecting on and sharing items that represent your learning.

Classroom Technology

ICIT provides design, engineering and support for all things technology within UW-Whitewater's instructional spaces.

Quality Matters

Quality Matters is an instructor-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality level of online and blended courses.

eGrading

The D2L eGrading process allows instructors to transfer final grades from their D2L gradebook to their WINS Grade Roster with just a few mouse clicks.

Clickers (Student Response System)

A Student Response System (SRS) is a wireless response system that allows faculty to integrate question slides into their PowerPoint presentations or to pose stand-alone questions. At UW-Whitewater, we use TurningPoint software from Turning Technologies LLC as our SRS.

Wikis - Instructional

A wiki is a user friendly instant web-publishing system. It allows multiple users to easily collaborate on the same online document and keeps track of changes to pages. It also allows you to easily go back to old versions and compare different revisions.

Media Production and Recording

The Learning Technology Center (LTC) offers video recording and media production services for instructional use. Video and audio can be recorded in our professional studio or on location at campus venues. Media production and recording services are available to instructors.

Audio Visual Equipment Checkout

The following items are available at no cost (not including late fees): Audio & Video Recorders, Microphones, Amplification, Projection, Drawing Tablet

SMART Boards

SMART Boards

eTextbooks

Textbooks are digital textbooks your students can use for either online or face-to-face courses.

Events Calendar

Events Calendar is a convenient online service that lists many campus events in one online location for easier planning.

Google Apps for Education

Google Apps for Education provides free access to Google applications (Google Drive, Docs, Spreadsheets, Sites, etc) which allows users to easily share and collaborate on documents in the cloud.

Technology Training

The ICIT Training and Advancement team offers software training and documentation for UW-Whitewater employees with a focus on software used in administrative offices throughout campus.

Virtual Lab

With Virtual Lab, you can access the software image offered in the General Access Labs remotely from your own computer whenever and wherever you are computing with high-speed internet connection.

Web Conferencing (WebEx)

WebEx is a web conferencing tool, that lets you host virtual meetings, share files, chat face-to-face using video, and share your screen to display professional virtualized presentations.

Lynda.com

All UW-Whitewater employees and students now have access to lynda.com, which teaches the latest software, creative, and business skills through high-quality online instructional videos featuring recognized industry experts.