Technologies

St. John Fisher College faculty use a variety of educational technologies in courses to create more active and engaging learning experiences for students.

Access documentation, tutorials, and resources for both faculty and students for the following technologies: Blackboard, Blackboard Collaborate, Turnitin, ePortfolio with Google Sites, EvaluationKIT, and VoiceThread.

Blackboard

Blackboard is the course management system at Fisher. Blackboard allows professors and students to communicate about courses from a centralized, online platform.

Blackboard Collaborate (Web Conferencing)

Blackboard Collaborate is the web conferencing tool used at Fisher to hold live classes online.

Turnitin

Turnitin provides faculty with a web-based plagiarism prevention service, class management tools, and digital grading.

ePortfolio with Google Sites

ePortfolios allow students to showcase their experiences throughout their time at Fisher and to share examples of some of their best work.

EvaluationKIT

EvaluationKIT integrates directly with Blackboard and is used to conduct course evaluations online.

VoiceThread

VoiceThread is a commonly used tool in courses to create mini-lectures for students to watch outside of class at a time that is convenient for them.

Not finding the technology you are looking for? Try the OIT Technology Training page for a list of additional technologies and resources.