Educational Technologies: Support of Instructors
If you have question about one of the institutional education technologies at Brock University, or you are an instructor in need of support, please consult the information on these technologies listed below or contact us.
The CPI will help all instructors with the technologies outlined below. Distinctions are made about "doing" work for instructors and additional resources that are available to eLearning courses. The CPI has been helping instructors use technologies like these for two decades and remains committed helping instructors and building capacity within them.
Support for Instructors Using Isaak, Brock University's Sakai-Based LMS
Brock University's Sakai-based Learning Management System (LMS) is located at https://lms.brocku.ca. Named Isaak, this new system is built upon the community-based LMS: Sakai. Brock University has invested a lot of time, money and effort into ensuring this system is reliable, scalable, and has sufficient capacity.
For help with Sakai/Isaak you may want to start with or Frequently Asked Questions (and answers) article, or all of our Help articles. Instructors might want to start with our Instructors Guide to Getting Started.
iTunes U is an exciting new way for Brock University to distribute audio and video to its own community and the world. Podcasts, audio or video files that are distributed for free, can be subscribed to by anyone with a computer and then optionally added to an Apple iPod. Members of the Brock University community with content to share can request their own podcast in iTunes U. You must have iTunes installed to view content.
Turnitin.com Support for Instructors
Turnitin.com is phrase matching a service that Brock University uses for students and instructors to promote integrity and work collaboratively on written assignments.
Support for Instructors Using the Brock University Wiki Server
A wiki is a collaborative website which can be directly edited by anyone with access to it.
Brock University's wiki server located at kumu.brocku.ca.
Support for Elluminate Live
Elluminate Live is a desktop based application that any instructor can sign-up to use with their students and other small learning groups.