SCPS Learning Technologies
Faculty use a variety of technologies to communicate and collaborate with students. Below are some of those technologies that faculty have used in SCPS programs to not only run their courses, but provide superior instruction. If you wish to learn more about each, follow the links within the descriptions to access their respective pages.
Moodle is Chatham's learning management system, providing a centralized place for students and faculty to share documents, hold discussions, and message with each other. The platform was developed following a philosophy to inspire collaborative learning, where both students and instructors are active contributors to the course and open discussion of topics is encouraged. It can be viewed as the virtual classroom that "holds" your courses.
Panopto allows instructors, and also students, to combine video with synced PowerPoint and/or screen capture to provide a clearer and more personal presentations.
WebEx is an online meeting platform that allows face-to-face interaction. It works on desktops, laptops, and mobile devices, allowing students to join no matter where they may be or what device they may be using.
Hangouts allow students to converse, message, and share on multiple devices through the free platform. It can also be used for a live video call with up to 10 people.
Skype is an established provider of face-to-face video calls. It can be a helpful resource for one-on-one discussions with your instructor or other students.