External tools available in Canvas

Below is a list of external tools (sometimes also called external apps or LTI apps) that have been installed in Canvas by IU campus. Although some may be visible in your course already, most are hidden by default, so you'll need to expose them. Additional tools may be installed in certain courses based on school or department, and you may be able to install some tools that are not installed already. For more about installing and exposing external tools, see Add an external app to your course in Canvas.

Important:
As an instructor, if you use an application managed by a vendor with whom IU does not have a contract, and it collects protected student data, you may be subject to sanctions, according to university policy Disclosing Institutional Information to Third Parties (DM-02). If your intended use will collect any FERPA-protected data in a third-party tool, do not use it before working through appropriate institutional offices to get a contract with the service. For guidance, see CITL's Use of Cloud Services in Instruction and/or consult your campus teaching and learning center.
IUB IUPUI IUE IUK IUN IUPUC IUSB IUS IU School of Medicine Manually created courses
Assessment
Bluepulse
For gathering real-time anonymous feedback and conducting lightweight anonymous assessments
Yes Yes No  No  No  Yes No  No  No  No 
Course Questionnaire (OCQ)
For conducting mid-term and end-of-semester course evaluations/questionnaires
Yes Yes No  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No  No 
DropThought
For gathering real-time anonymous feedback
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Examity
For third-party proctoring of online tests
Limited Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
LockDown Browser
For preventing students from accessing external resources while taking quizzes in Canvas
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Quick Check
For creating inline assessments in Canvas
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Taskstream
For conducting and participating in electronic portfolio programs and activities
No  Yes No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No 
Taskstream Assignments
For exposing a Taskstream portfolio submission in Canvas as an external tool assignment
No  Yes No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No 
Top Hat
For asking questions and collecting student responses in class
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Turnitin
For plagiarism detection, markup, and grading of assignments
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
View'em
For posting a spreadsheet with scores, feedback, or other types of data for students to view
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Communication (real-time and asynchronous)
Chat
For real-time chat in Canvas
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
CourseNetworking (CN Post)
For academic networking and asynchronous discussion in a format similar to Facebook
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Piazza
For asking and answering questions in an asynchronous discussion format
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Video Bridge
For real-time conferencing via the IU Video Bridge
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
VoiceThread
For asynchronous discussions focused on visual media, such as a documents, photographs, slides, videos, etc.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zoom
For real-time web conferencing and collaboration
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Content creation, presentation, and management
Blueprint Manager
For creating and managing course templates in Canvas
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Box Course Folders
For collaborating on content stored in course folders, student drop boxes, and personal folders stored in Box at IU
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Box File Picker
For selecting, submitting, and sharing files stored in Box at IU
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Broadcast
For distributing files to students' Box at IU accounts
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Canvas Commons
For storing, finding, importing, and sharing course materials via the Canvas learning object repository
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ForClass
For presenting third-party and/or instructor-authored content and tracking student engagement (primarily for business courses)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IU eTexts (Unizin Engage)
For reading electronic textbooks (eTexts) ordered through the IU eTexts initiative
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IU Media Collections Online
For accessing audio and video recordings from IU collections and select scholarly projects
Yes No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No 
Kaltura: Media Gallery
For creating and managing a media collection for your course in Kaltura, IU's comprehensive video capture and management system
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kaltura: My Media
For creating and managing media in your personal collection in Kaltura, IU's comprehensive video capture and management system
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MediaSite 7
For creating and managing media in MediaSite, a video capture and management platform used by the IU School of Medicine
No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  Yes No 
Reading Lists
For creating and managing course reading lists of library resources
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  Yes Yes No  No 
SCORM
For uploading SCORM packages to use as graded or ungraded learning activities
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SoftChalk Cloud
For embedding interactive instructional content created in SoftChalk Cloud
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Course management
Cross-listing Assistant
For cross-listing course sections in Canvas
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IU Photo Roster
For viewing and exporting course roster with official university photos and email addresses
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No 
NameCoach
For allowing all class members to record the correct pronunciation of their names
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No 
Roll Call
For taking and grading attendance
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Roster Status Report
For determining when students were added to or removed from your Canvas course roster
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Digital Learning Tool (DLT)
Cengage MindLinks
For accessing interactive online course material from Cengage
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MacMillan Higher Education
For accessing interactive online online course material from McMillan
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
McGraw-Hill Campus Connect
For accessing interactive online course material from McGraw-Hill
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pearson MyLab and Mastering
For accessing interactive online course material from Pearson
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pearson MyLabsPlus
For accessing interactive online course material from Pearson
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Library research
Library Research Guide
For accessing customized and/or general research guides with links to online content from the IUPUI Library
No  Yes No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No 
Library Resources
For accessing the main library page for the campus with which the course is associated
No  No  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No 
Research Help
For accessing customized and/or general research guides with links to online content from the IUB Libraries
Yes No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No 
Miscellaneous
Campus course policies
For accessing campus-specific course policy information
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No 
IUSM Resources
For accessing online resources needed by faculty and students in the IU School of Medicine
No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  Yes No 
WebDB
Hosting environment for instructors teaching Oracle and SQL Server database concepts, SQL programming, and web development using .NET; this tool will be retired at the end of the spring 2018 semester
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SIS integration
Export grades to SIS
For exporting course grades in a format compatible with SIS
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SIS Faculty Center
For accessing the SIS Faculty Center
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No 
SIS Grade Roster
For accessing the SIS Grade Roster associated with the current course (redirects to the Faculty Center if the course has cross-listed sections)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No 
SIS Performance Roster
For accessing the SIS Performance Roster associated with the current course (redirects to the Faculty Center if the course has cross-listed sections)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No 
Note:
At IU Bloomington, Examity can only be enabled in courses for which there are no direct charges to students (i.e., online, distance, or hybrid courses coded DO, HD, OA, or OI). For more, see About Examity at IU.

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