Technology for Digital Success

Student Technology Resources

Canvas Instructure Learning Management System

3rd party LMS – Some professors may choose to use a publisher’s LMS like McGraw Hill or Cengage. These are not supported through Henderson. You will need to contact your professor or a representative with that company if you need assistance with that technology.

Student account services, computer login, grades (myHenderson)

Microsoft Services (email, storage, etc.)

Student email - provided through Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more free to students

OneDrive - Data storage

Screen capture

Kaltura Capture System - Henderson's new official screen capturing and video recording system is available for all faculty staff and students with a Henderson email address. Easily make recordings from within Canvas or from the Kaltura Media Space webpage. Quickly edit videos, add quizzing features, and publish all from one location.

  • HSU's Kaltura Information Page -  Here you can find links to tutorial videos, support, and other information regarding Kaltura
  • Kaltura Media Space Login - Hendseron's online repository for the Kaltura Capture system. You don't need to be a Canvas user to access these features. You can log in to the Media Space using your HSU faculty/staff/student credentials to access all the same Kaltura features that can be found within Canvas.

TechSmith Relay/Knowmia – Capturing and video recording system for all faculty, staff, and students with a Henderson email address (@reddies.hsu.edu or @hsu.edu).  Make recordings that can easily be shared through Canvas while also giving you access to track views, include questions during the video, and even do some minor editing.  It can also be used outside of Canvas, but all users must use a Relay/Knowmia account to create or view content.

NOTE: Access to Techsmith/Knowmia will be removed in January 2022.

YouTube – You are welcome to record using whatever recording program you want and upload the recording to your own YouTube channel (using a personal Google account).

Virtual meeting spaces

Zoom – This creates a video conferencing session that can invite people with or without a zoom account.  Some faculty will choose to use Zoom.  Be sure to log in with the preferred link your professor provides.

Google Meet – Part of Henderson's Google Suite for Education account.  Some faculty will choose to use Google Meet.  Students do not need a Google account to attend a Google Meet.

BigBlueButton – Built into Canvas as Conferences and designed to be a virtual classroom.  Recordings are available for 14 days.

Online Proctoring

Respondus Lockdown Browser - LockDown Browser "locks down" the browser on a computer or tablet. Students are unable to copy, print, access other applications, or visit other websites during an online exam.

Respondus Monitor - Respondus Monitor is a fully automated proctoring solution that enables students to take online exams at any time of the day or night, without pre-scheduling.  Students use a webcam to record themselves during an exam.  Respondus Monitor MUST be used with LockDown Browser.

Online Plagiarism & Writing Assistance

Grammarly - Grammarly is a grammar, spelling, and context checker designed to assist students and faculty with assorted writing projects.  Grammarly provides a Chrome plug-in that provides real-time writing assistance.  Grammarly has a plagiarism checker.

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