Next.IU pilot outcomes

Next.IU investigates the tools and approaches that extend the capabilities of Canvas and support diverse learning environments. It is also a platform for digital learning options powered by Unizin. Next.IU's completed pilots are described below. For faculty and staff evaluations, visit the Next.IU reports page.

Canvas

IU has selected Canvas by Instructure as its next learning management system. Oncourse has been retired. Canvas can also be used for IU Online course development.

Echo360

Echo360 is the lecture capture solution at IU. Using this service, instructors can capture audio, video, and content in classrooms or on personal computers, and then distribute that content on the web or in Canvas.

Pilot outcome: Echo360 is now available as a production service. For more, visit Echo360 Lecture Capture.

Kaltura

Kaltura SaaS Edition is a cloud-based video management system that can be used for storing, publishing, and streaming videos, video collections, and other types of media. The system works with Canvas, and accounts are available to IU students, faculty, and staff.

Pilot outcome: IU selected Kaltura for use with the Canvas LMS. For more, visit Kaltura.

Piazza

Designed to fuel collaborative discussions, Piazza allows students to ask, answer, and explore questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, under the guidance of their instructors.

Pilot outcome: IU selected Piazza for use with the Canvas LMS. For more, see What is Piazza?

VoiceThread

VoiceThread enhances student engagement and online presence by helping instructors create a more visual and auditory discussion environment. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs, using microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload. VoiceThread integrates into Canvas using the Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) standard.

Pilot outcome: IU selected VoiceThread for use with the Canvas LMS. For more, visit VoiceThread.

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