Teaching & Learning

More information on course and classroom technology tools: Moodle, Panopto, Camtasia, VoiceThread, Zoom, PollEverywhere, Qualtrics

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Moodle is Loyola’s Learning Management System which professors use to communicate and share resources with students in their courses. Moodle provides an easy to use system that integrates with the University student information system. Use Moodle to build your course webpage, share important reference materials, and increase interaction with collaborative tools that keep students engaged in and out of the classroom.


Panopto provides an easy way to do lecture capture, in and out of the classroom. Use these recorded sessions for student reference, asynchronous study aids, and in case of unscheduled campus closings. Capture your voice, computer screen, additional camera in the room, and/or Powerpoint presentations.


Zoom is a web, audio, and video conferencing tool. A powerful asset for an online learning environment.


With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs, using microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file uploads.


Poll Everywhere lets you engage your audience or class in real time, letting participants use their own digital devices to respond to your poll using their cell phones, tablets, laptops, or desktops. Poll Everywhere replaces expensive proprietary audience response hardware with standard web technology.


Build professional quality video tutorials for you students, or capture lectures and examples easily.


Online surveys have never been easier. Qualtrics Research Suite software makes it easy capture insights for your market research, employee surveys, consumer analysis, and everything in between. Qualtrics is the top online survey platform to academic institutions and market researchers everywhere.


Turnitin is a commercial, Internet-based plagiarism-detection service.

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Accessing and using the MATLAB portal

Loyola University Maryland has a Campus-Wide License for MATLAB, Simulink, and add-on products. Faculty, researchers, and students may use these products for teaching, research, and learning. The license allows individuals to install the products on university-owned equipment, as well as personally owned computers.

AWS Educate

Loyola University Maryland is an AWS Educate institution. AWS Educate is Amazon’s global initiative to provide students and educators with the resources needed to accelerate cloud-related learning endeavors. AWS Educate is an academic gateway for the next generation of IT and cloud professionals. This program provides students and educators with the resources needed to help power the entrepreneurs, technologists and researchers of tomorrow.

Student Support

A list of resources for students regarding the frequently used Loyola-supported tools that faculty utilize in their course.