Instructional Tools


Instructors can integrate instructional tools with eCampus to provide additional functionality for their courses. Follow the links below to learn more about each tool.

Assessment tools:

  • ExamSoft is an assessment-management solution to support the entire testing process.
  • Respondus is a tool for creating and managing paper-based or eCampus exams.
  • StudyMate helps students learn course material through learning activities, self-assessments and games.
  • VoiceThread is an interactive collaboration tool that enables users to exchange voice, text, images, documents and videos.

Classroom response systems:

  • iClicker allows students to respond to questions via mobile device or an iClicker device.

Collaboration tools:

  • Collaborate Ultra is a video conferencing tool in eCampus for remote classes.
  • CircleIn is a website designed to keep students connected while studying apart. Students can create class question threads, set up group chats, and talk to classmates with video calls in one place.
  • Jamboard is an online interactive whiteboard and collaboration tool that exists as an app in the Google Suite.
  • Zoom is a video conferencing tool.

Content tools:

  • Barnes & Noble College offers digital resources.
  • Cengage Learning provides seamless access to content within eCampus.
  • Crowdmark is a collaborative grading and analytics platform to help evaluate student work.
  • FlatWorld provides digital textbooks with a full range of instructor supplements.
  • Ice House Student Success Program is an course to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Hawkes Learning is an education courseware platform.
  • InQuizitive is a quizzing tool that supports select Norton textbooks.
  • LiveText is a browser-based e-portfolio and assessment management application.
  • LoudCloud provides open education resources, publisher content, packaged courses, and activities.
  • Knewton is an adaptive learning platform for STEM content.
  • Macmillan Education links to content at the chapter or asset level.
  • McGraw-Hill Education supports features like automatic grade sync, SSO, integrated content, assignments and tracking student performance.
  • MyLabsPlus is a dynamic teaching and learning environment.
  • Norton gives access to customizable tools for learning and assessment.
  • Packback creates AI-powered inquiry-based learning communities to support critical thinking.
  • Pearson provides course content and interactive learning tools and resources.
  • Pearson Revel is an interactive learning environment.
  • Perusall is a free tool that allows students to help each other learn by collectively annotating readings in threads, responding to each other’s comments, and interacting.
  • Portfolium is a portfolio network for users to showcase their knowledge and interact in a collaborative environment.
  • Qwickly+ is a platform too simplify instructors' workflows by providing easier access to frequently repeated tasks.
  • Squarecap is a student engagement application that motivates students to attend class and provides real time feedback between students and instructors.
  • Sapling Learning is an online homework tool that includes wrong-answer feedback, hints, solutions and other features to drive student success.
  • SoftChalk is an eLearning content authoring software that can used to create engaging, interactive, personalized online lessons that students can access anytime, anywhere, on any device.
  • TestOut is an online lab that provides a broad range of hands-on experience in a safe, simulated environment.
  • Tevera features integrated applications, environments and workflows to help students prepare for careers in behavioral health, mental health, social work and addiction recovery.
  • WebAssign is an online instructional system.
  • WileyPLUS is a research-based online environment for teaching and learning.
  • Vista Higher Learning (VHL) focuses on language learning and provides a wide variety of imaginative tools, resources, and materials from traditional textbooks to our innovative Supersite—designed to make teaching and learning languages easier.

Course evaluation tools:

Grade transfer tools:

  • GradeSync allows instructors to submit grades from a Grade Center column to STAR.

Media storage:

  • MediaSite Cloud is used to capture, edit, store and share videos.
  • Mediasite Content allows instructors to add existing or upload media cloud content in their eCampus courses

Mobile tools:

Online proctoring and integrity tools:

  • Examity is an online proctoring tool.
  • Proctorio is a remote proctoring software for Chrome web browsers.
  • ProctorU is an automated proctoring platform that adapts to test-taker behavior.
  • Respondus Monitor works with the Respondus LockDown Browser to protect integrity of non-proctored, online exams. 
  • Turnitin is a plaigiarism assessment system.

Tutoring tools:

Other tools:

  • Mobile Attendance is a free CBORD Mobile ID app to record attendance.
  • PhotoRoster is available in eCampus and is only visible to instructors and teaching assistancts.


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