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BioSig

BioSig-ID™ is UMKC’s biometric ID verification solution which allows the university to authenticate a user’s identity and “gate” secure digital assets such as learning management systems and other confidential information.

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Blackboard

Blackboard is the Learning Management System used at UMKC. Blackboard provides an online space where instructors can place documents, videos, podcasts, lectures and many other types of files. Instructors can also use the space for asynchronous interaction by posting discussion board forums, assessments, blogs, and wikis. Please review UMKC’s Blackboard Policies.

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Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate is a browser-based web conferencing tool that makes synchronous collaboration simple.

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Canvas

Canvas is the Learning Management System used at UMKC beginning Fall 2019. Please review UMKC’s Canvas transition plan. Canvas provides a secure online space where instructors can place documents, videos, podcasts, lectures and many other types of files. Instructors can also use the space for asynchronous interaction by posting discussion board forums, assessments, blogs, and wikis.

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Kaltura

An out of the box “YouTube” at UMKC. MediaSpace enables collaboration, communication, and learning by leveraging the power of online video.

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NetTutor

UMKC Online has a contract with an online tutoring service called NetTutor. This free service to students offers a variety of modes to get online help. Some of the course content tutoring that is being supported for UMKC students by NetTutor includes Biology, Chemistry, Calculus, Physics, Statistics, Writing, Spanish, and Nursing.

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Panopto

Panopto is a lecture-capture platform that provides the ability to combine audio, video, PowerPoint/Keynote, and screen capture into one recording.

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Turnitin

A Blackboard assignment with a plagiarism detection and prevention system.

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VoiceThread

VoiceThreads allows for collaborative, interactive, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos. Users comment in 5 formats: voice (with a microphone or telephone), text, audio file (upload from computer), video (via a webcam), and doodles.

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Zoom

Zoom is the online conferencing tool used by UMKC. Zoom provides an online space where instructors and students can communicate synchronously. These synchronous sessions can be recorded and viewed at a later date.

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