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

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. View the student walkthroughs to learn all about Adobe Connect. Be sure to test your computer and audio/video well ahead of classtime using the links below.

    A webcam and microphone are also strongly recommended for hosting a meeting. For more information, visit Adobe Connect 9 Tech Specs:
    http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect/tech-specs.html.

    Adobe Systems has created a tool to test a computer for compatibility with Adobe Connect. To begin this process, visit Test Meeting Connection:
    https://connect.luc.edu/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

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