Tools and Technologies | Office of Digital Learning – Nevada Today

The Instructional Design & Educational Technology team promotes the effective application of established and emerging technologies for teaching and learning. Browse technologies using the categories below, or scroll down to filter for a specific tool.
WebCampus (Canvas) is the University’s Learning Management System and integrates many of the tools and technologies that the Office of Digital Learning supports.
Filter tools or technologies by category, or search using a variety of keywords (e.g. video storage, Google Docs, plagiarism detection). Contact the Office of Digital Learning ( for inquiries related to tools and technologies that may not be listed.
Blackboard Ally is the integrated accessibility checker in WebCampus. Ally provides guidance with icon indicators in the course for the level of accessibility for files (WCAG 2.0 level A and AA). Additionally, it provides more accessible versions of files in the course.  
Learn about Ally
Camtasia is a video editing, production and screen recording platform that is available to academic faculty by request. Camtasia allows you to combine, trim and layer multiple tracks of video, audio, closed captioning and special effects. It is often utilized in conjunction with PowerPoint to create polished lecture recordings and instructional videos that can be reused from semester to semester.
Learn about Camtasia
Information on the iPads provided through the Digital Wolfpack Initiative program.
Digital Wolf Pack Initiative
Kaltura Capture is a screen recording tool available through the My Media and Kaltura tools found in WebCampus.
Learn about Kaltura Capture
My Media is the video storage and sharing platform that is integrated into WebCampus.
Learn about My Media
The University of Nevada, Reno has adopted Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor as our online proctoring service provider to ensure the academic integrity of online exams.
Learn about Respondus
PointSolutions by Echo360 is the supported Student Response System (SRS) platform at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Learn about PointSolutions
Turnitin is the integrated plagiarism detection tool for the learning management system.
Learn about Turnitin
Kaltura Video Quizzes introduce an interactive element to video and allow quiz questions to be embedded at specific points in a video. 

Learn about Video Quizzes
Learn how to produce voice-over-PowerPoint recorded presentations.
Learn about Voice-over-PowerPoint
WebCampus, powered by Canvas is the University of Nevada, Reno’s Learning Management System.
WebCampus resources
Zoom is the University’s instructional web conferencing platform.
Learn about Zoom


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