Online Teaching Tools
The following tools are available for online faculty and students at Creighton University. Information about training workshops is available at http://www.creighton.edu/doit/training/faculty/index.php A matrix to assist with selecting multimedia tools for use in online courses teaching tools is also available at http://www.creighton.edu/fileadmin/user/online-learning/docs/Selecting_Multimedia_for_Use_in_an_Online_Course.pdf .
Blue Cafe - Web conferencing: For faculty and students, BlueCafe powers the virtual classroom inside BlueLine and enhances BlueLine's features by allowing faculty and students to meet real time, online.
BlueLine - Learning Management System: The Creighton University learning management system which includes a variety of tools for online and hybrid courses including a gradebook, assessment tools, collaboration tools, and more. Contact an instructional designer to learn more about BlueLine. Tutorials are available at www.creighton.edu/doit/blueline/index.php .
BlueQ - Web-based surveys: 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 email@example.com.
BlueTrain - Learn software applications: BlueTrain is an online tutorial repository for a wide variety of software applications. Faculty, staff and students can go through a tutorial once or as many times as needed. Log in from your desk, at home, or participate in a workshop.
BlueVue - Video sharing: Upload and compress videos that can be shared between students and faculty.
iTunes U - Podcasting: 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 is THE way to share digital audio, video and text files.