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.

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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