External tools available in Canvas

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Overview

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.

Assessment

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Course Questionnaire (OCQ)
Conduct mid-term and end-of-semester course evaluations/questionnaires.
Yes Yes Yes No  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No  No 
DropThought
Gather real-time anonymous feedback.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Examity
Third-party proctoring of online tests
Limited Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ExamSoft
Create and analyze computer-based exams, and prevent students from accessing local and online resources while taking exams.
No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  Yes No 
LockDown Browser
Prevent students from accessing external resources while taking quizzes in Canvas.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Quick Check
Create inline assessments in Canvas.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Student Engagement Roster
Provide timely class feedback to students to encourage them to engage in experiences that result in graduation.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No  No 
Taskstream
Conduct and participate in electronic portfolio programs and activities.
No  Yes No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No 
Taskstream Assignments
Expose a Taskstream portfolio submission in Canvas as an external tool assignment.
No  Yes No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No 
Top Hat
Ask questions and collect student responses in class.
Yes Yes Yes No  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Turnitin Plagiarism Framework
Use Turnitin for plagiarism detection.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Turnitin LTI tool
Use grading and feedback tools available in Turnitin Feedback Studio (PeerMark, QuickMarks, Turnitin Rubrics, and automated spelling and grammar checking).
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
View'em
Post a spreadsheet with scores, feedback, or other types of data for students to view.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Note:
At IU Bloomington, Examity can be enabled only 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.

Communication (real-time and asynchronous)

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Boost
Send push notification reminders about upcoming due dates and recent course announcements
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
CourseNetworking (CN Post)
Academic networking and asynchronous discussions in a format similar to Facebook
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multicourse Announcements
Post an announcement to multiple courses at the same time.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Piazza
Ask and answer questions in an asynchronous discussion format.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
VoiceThread
Asynchronous discussions with a focus on visual media, such as a documents, photographs, slides, and videos
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zoom
Real-time web conferencing and collaboration
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Content creation, presentation, and management

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Blueprint Manager
Create and manage course templates in Canvas.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Box Course Folders
Collaborate on content stored in course folders, student drop boxes, and personal folders in Box at IU.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Box File Picker
Select, submit, and share files stored in Box at IU.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Broadcast
Distribute files to student accounts in Box at IU.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Canvas Commons
Store, find, import, and share course materials via the Canvas learning object repository.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ForClass
Present third-party and/or instructor-authored content, and track student engagement (primarily for business courses).
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Google Course Kit
Create Google Drive assignments, and embed Google Drive content.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Google Drive
Access, share, and collaborate on content stored in Google Drive.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IU eTexts (Unizin Engage)
Read electronic textbooks (eTexts) ordered through the IU eTexts initiative.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IU Media Collections Online
Access audio and video recordings from IU collections and select scholarly projects.
Yes No  No  Yes No  No  No  No  No  No  No 
Kaltura: Media Gallery
Create and manage a media collection for your course.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kaltura: My Media
Create and manage media in your personal collection in Kaltura.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MediaSite 7
Create and manage media in MediaSite, a video capture and management platform used by the IU School of Medicine.
No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  Yes No 
Reading Lists
Create and manage course reading lists of library resources.
Yes Yes Yes No  Yes No  Yes Yes Yes No  No 
SCORM
Upload SCORM packages to use as graded or ungraded learning activities.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SoftChalk Cloud
Embed interactive instructional content created in SoftChalk Cloud.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
UDOIT
Generate a report of accessibility issues in your Canvas course, and find resources for addressing them.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Course management

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Cross-listing Assistant
Cross-list course sections in Canvas.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IU Photo Roster
View and export course rosters with official university photos and email addresses.
Yes Yes Yes No  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
NameCoach
Allow class members to record the correct pronunciation of their names.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No 
Roster Status Report
Determine when students were added to or removed from your Canvas course roster.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Search, Filter, and Manage Courses
View, filter, search, and group your course enrollments in this alternative to the Canvas All Courses page.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Digital Learning Tools (DLTs)

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Cengage MindLinks
Access interactive online course materials from Cengage.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MacMillan Higher Education
Access interactive online course materials from McMillan.
Yes Yes Yes No  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
McGraw-Hill Campus Connect
Access interactive online course materials from McGraw-Hill.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pearson MyLab and Mastering
Access interactive online course materials from Pearson.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pearson MyLabsPlus
Access interactive online course materials from Pearson.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Library research

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Library Research Guide
Access 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  No 
Library Resources
Access the main library page for the campus with which the course is associated.
No  No  Yes No  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No  No 
Research Help
Access 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  No 

Miscellaneous

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Campus course policies
Access campus-specific course policy information.
Yes Yes Yes No  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No 
Course Interaction Summaries
Aggregated statistics on instructor interactions and feedback and student submission scores and timing
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intellus Learning
Enables faculty and course designers to replace commercial content with open-source and library content
Yes No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No 
IUSM Resources
Access online resources needed by IU School of Medicine students and faculty.
No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  Yes No 
Reports and Dashboards
Aggregates all course-level reports and analytics dashboards on a single page for easy access
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Student Profile Report
See demographic and academic information about students in your class and department
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
WebDB
Hosting environment for instructors teaching SQL Server database concepts and SQL programming
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

SIS integration

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Export grades to SIS
Export course grades in an SIS-compatible format.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Faculty Center Administrative Withdrawal Roster
Access the Faculty Center Administrative Withdrawal Roster (redirects to the Faculty Center to select the desired course).
No  Yes No  Yes No  No  Yes No  No  No  No 
SIS Faculty Center
Access the SIS Faculty Center.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No  No 
SIS Grade Roster
Access 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  No 
SIS Performance Roster
Access the SIS Performance Roster associated with the current course (redirects to the Faculty Center if the course has cross-listed sections).
Yes No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No  No 

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Last modified on 2019-07-11 06:17:04.

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