ITaP provides Purdue faculty with a selected suite of instructional technology tools that allow the enhancement of the student experience inside and outside the classroom. Read more about how technology tools support Chickering and Gamson's Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education.
Course management for Purdue campuses at
West Lafayette, Calumet, and North Central.
Course Management System that offers a library of assessments and important STEM education tools.
Communication and Feedback
Provides course performance feedback to students
based on multiple criteria.
Login to Signals
Classroom response system offering ability for instructors to capture student participation and poll responses.
Allows for backchannel discussions and polling both
inside and outside of the classroom.
Login to Hotseat
A web-based writing tool that allows for organized and structured peer assessment of student writing skills.
|Course Email Lists
Provides instructors with a single email address to allow for rapid communication with students.
Web-based course evaluation software that replaces traditional paper bubble sheet evaluations.
Login to CoursEval
Web conferencing tool allowing for instruction and collaboration at any time using rich multimedia content. Will be retired at the end of Fall 2014.
Log in to Adobe Connect
Social learning tool incorporating ability to use common social networking tools allowing students to build their own learning network.
Log in to Mixable
Learning Object Repository for Blackboard and other Learning Managment Systems. Access xpLor through Blackboard Learn.
Multimedia Creation and Delivery
Audio and video streaming server, with the ability to capture webcam video and screen recordings. Available via Kaltura MediaSpace or Blackboard Learn.
Log in to Kaltura MediaSpace
Self-service video recording labs located at multiple locations at the West Lafayette campus, and several other locations statewide.
Log in to Video Express
Screen recording software and video production software. Supports the creation of videos with embedded quizzes and export of video into multiple formats.
Screen image capture software that can also record actions on a computer screen. Features included editor allowing for image enhancement or annotation.
|ITaP Audio/Visual Services
Provides faculty with leading edge audio/visual systems in the classrooms. Offers additional services on request.
|Video and Multimedia Production Services
Offers to faculty and staff a professional broadcast television studio, field recording, professional video editing, and more.
Survey Creation and Analysis
Web-based survey creation, collection, and analysis software. Allows for creation of open surveys, panel surveys, and polling.
Login to Qualtrics
Assessment Creation, Management, and Badging
Software that allow for the offline creation of exams and quizzes that can then be uploaded directly to Blackboard, Canvas, or provided on paper.
Respondus LockDown Browser
Learning system that allows for the creation and awarding of customizable badges for students, training participants, and more!
Log in to Passport
Lecture Capture and Sharing
Lecture capture system present in many classrooms on campus, allowing for scheduled and automatic recordings and automatic upload to Blackboard.
Classroom and Computing Lab Technology
Technology in the Classroom
|ITaP Computer Labs
Windows and Mac labs located in multiple locations on campus. Labs feature a rich selection of software applications for faculty, staff, and student use.
Allows faculty, staff, and students to access a select number of applications from any location both on- and off-campus.
Assistive Technology Center
Allows faculty to develop rich multimedia content that can be published to any kind of device. Students can add their own notes and annotations to the content.
Electronic textbook project seeking to develop more affordable textbooks and improve the student expereince.
|ITaP Teaching and Learning Technologies
Providing training and workshops to faculty and staff via workshops, small group training, and 1:1 consulting.
|ITaP Student Trainers
Provide in-class and open workshops on common software products used by students. Student Trainers also provide small group training and 1:1 consulting.
Open Workshop Schedule
Rich web-based training resources covering topics including Microsoft Office, interpersonal communications, and more.
Log in to Lynda.com