This collection of applications is designed to provide a full range of tools to help you manage media, instruct, and collaborate with students, faculty, and staff members. Whether accessing a course on BlueLine, learning new software on BlueTrain, uploading video to BlueVue, launching a survey through BlueQ, conferencing in the BlueCafe, or podcasting through iTunes U, the BlueSuite is a one stop center for the Creighton community. Just think BLUE when exploring ways to engage and collaborate in the digital age.
Set your destination to this founding member of the BlueSuite. As a learning management system and a collaborative space, BlueLine is for the whole university. Faculty can create and share course content, grade assignments, as well as share and communicate with students. Students can engage in discussions, upload course assignments, and even take online exams. Departments, staff members, and campus groups can use BlueLine to share documents, collaborate on projects and even hold meetings without ever leaving the office.
All aboard the BlueTrain express! Take a new journey with DoIT Training as we introduce the latest way to learn software applications - anytime, anyplace! Whether you are faculty, staff, or student, PC or MAC user, introductory or advanced level - there is something for everyone. BlueTrain is an online tutorial repository for a wide variety of software. You can go through a tutorial once or as many times as you want. You can log in from your desk, at home, or come to the LearnIT Lab for workshops in which you can work on your own while a trainer is available should you need assistance.
Creating surveys and analyzing results can be done with ease in this completely web-based application. BlueQ can also be used as a teaching tool for students learning survey methodology. Faculty and staff members can request an account at firstname.lastname@example.org. Ease of use, flexibility, and full featured, BlueQ is the answer to an exhaustive quest for survey tools which fits campus needs.
Web Conferencing the Creighton Way.
For faculty and students, BlueCafé powers the virtual classroom inside BlueLine. BlueCafé enhances BlueLine's features by allowing faculty and students to meet real time, online. For Creighton staff, BlueCafé has its own space. You can invite colleagues, alumni, vendors, nearly anyone to a virtual meeting at http://bluecafe.creighton.edu.
Get into perfect harmony with the new iTunes U! Designed for Creighton's students, faculty and staff, iTunes U is Creighton's home in the iTunes universe. Through iTunes U, faculty can podcast to students, departments can share digital media and the University can recruit new students and keep in contact with alumni and friends of the university. It's the way to share digital audio video and text files.