Loyola University Maryland

Office of Educational Technology

Ed Tech Tools for Students

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All current students at Loyola University Maryland are provided with access to powerful, cutting-edge technologies, which are an integral part of the Loyola curriculum. These are some resources to help lead you through how to install, use, and become proficient in a variety of our most commonly-used applications and software. If you need any more assistance, please feel free to reach out to the Office of Technology Services.

Moodle Orientation for Students


Moodle is Loyola’s Learning Management System which professors use to communicate and share resources with students in their courses. Learn how to make the most of this incredibly useful educational technology tool.

  • Get to Know Moodle
  • The User Interface
  • Panopto

    Panopto provides lecture capture and multimedia podcasts. Capture your voice, computer screen, additional camera in the room, and PowerPoint or KeyNote presentations. Panopto’s robust analytics give detailed reports on student engagement and drop-off rates for every video in your library.

  • Watching Panopto Videos
  • Troubleshooting the Viewer
  • VoiceThread

    VoiceThread bridges the gap between real-time discussions and standard video lectures or online presentations. This makes VoiceThread the platform for teaching, learning, training, and collaborating, on-demand. Take your class discussion forum to the next level!

  • VoiceThread for Students
  • VT Activities and Assignments
  • How to Comment
  • Create a VoiceThread
  • Access Problem/Account Verification Page
  • Troubleshooting Tips
  • Adobe Connect

    Adobe Connection is Loyola’s virtual classroom headquarters. Use Adobe Connect to hold synchronous, remote class sessions with students. When you create a classroom, think about a meeting room like a physical classroom. You can bring in your class materials to your virtual course and they will stay present in the course for the duration of the semester.

  • Student Walkthrough
  • iPad/Mobile Application
  • Playback Recorded Sessions