The following academic technologies are supported by RIT for use in courses. Instructors may choose to use an academic technology that is not listed on this page, but they would be responsible for supporting it and ensuring that students can access course activities on an ongoing basis.
RIT’s course management system enables instructors to post course content and information, interact with students, and conduct classes in a secure online environment. Learn more about myCourses
Turnitin is an originality checking tool used to help improve students' writing and promote academic integrity. It is primarily used as a third-party integration with myCourses Assignment submissions. There is also a plugin for Google Docs and an optional website for instructor use. Learn more about Turnitin
Records desktop images, webcam video, and audio, and includes a robust set of editing tools for adding transition effects, text callouts, and other engaging media components. Videos are stored in Panopto for use in myCourses. Learn more about Camtasia
Panopto Video Server
Panopto stores videos for streaming in myCourses. It also includes lightweight recording and editing software that can be used instead of Camtasia, and allows instructors to facilitate video-based assignments, discussions, and quizzes. Learn more about Panopto
Using this web conferencing tool, instructors and students can easily communicate, share material, and collaborate online in real time. Learn more about Zoom
Slack facilitates quick, informal communication through group and one-to-one messaging, file sharing, emojis and other multimedia content, and third-party integrations. Slack can be used synchronously or asynchronously. Learn more about Slack
Wikis are group-editable websites that enable easy collaboration and information-sharing. RIT‘s Confluence Wiki contains wiki spaces owned by instructors and staff at RIT. Learn more about the RIT Confluence Wiki
iClicker is a student response collection system for in-person formative or summative evaluations. Students can use mobile devices or wireless remotes. Learn more about iClicker
This quiz management system for Microsoft Windows enables instructors to create and manage question and quiz libraries to create printed or online quizzes. Respondus also imports publisher-supplied question banks into myCourses. Learn more about Respondus
The Academic Technology team supports instructors in using a range of academic technology tools. We can work with you to identify a technology that fills your online, blended, or in-person course needs, and provide training and support for you and your students.