Productivity Applications and Software
Panopto is BW's video capture and storage application. Students may be asked to create video presentations that can be created in Panopto and submitted to Blackboard. Pantopto recording instructions can be found HERE. In addition, this video will provide BW students with step-by-step instructions for creating a Panopto recording.
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is an online classroom or meeting platform. It is built into every course and organization at BW. To get to your Collaborate room, open a course or org, select "Tools" from the left navigation menu. Click on "Blackboard Collaborate Ultra." At the top of the page, click on the link for the room. Click "Join Room" and you're there!
VoiceThread can be used to record voice-overs on PowerPoint presentations. Sometimes, your instructor will have a VoiceThread that each student will add audio comments to. Find instructions on using VoiceThread HERE.
Free Office 365 Software
Open your BW email account. In the upper left corner, click on "Office 365." You will see all of the available apps. Click "Install Office" to download the most recent version for FREE.
As part of the Office 365 Suite, you have access to Microsoft Teams collaboration software. It includes document sharing, chat, audio/video meetings, and more.
"Jacket Print" for Students
"Sharelink" Screen Share
Most of BW's classrooms and some gathering spaces feature installed Sharelink devices. Sharelink allows you to use wireless technology to project from your own device to the screen in the room. Click here to view instructions for using Sharelink.
Did you know that you can borrow iPads, tablet computers, and A/V equipment such as microphones, webcams, tripods, document cameras, slideshow clickers, power strips, and extension cords from Ritter Library, Click here to see equipment availability.
For Faculty/Staff Only:
MFD Printing for Fac/Staff
BW faculty and staff have access to centrally-located MFD (multi-function devices) to print, copy, scan, and fax. Go to Computer Settings > Devices > Printers & Scanners and locate the printer closest to you. Set as default.