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Tools for Creating Instructional Materials


Adobe Creative Cloud Software
UT Knoxville Adobe subscription is available through your department
  • Use a variety of Adobe software programs to create and edit images, animations, videos, etc. Includes Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat PDF tool, and many more.

UT Knoxville ArcGIS is supplied at no additional costCreate custom maps and data visualizations.

Qualtrics Survey Software
UT Knoxville web surveys software is supplied at no additional cost
  • Create custom surveys.
  • Create and score quizzes or tests.
  • Create training modules with quizzes or other feedback.
  • Create custom reports summarizing survey data.
OIT workshops

MS Office 365 ProPlus
MS Office 365 ProPlus is supplied by UT Knoxville at no additional costUse to create/customize instruction:
  • Text documents (Word)
  • Spreadsheets (Excel)
  • Slide presentations (PowerPoint)
  • Emails (Outlook)
  • Desktop publishing (Publisher)
  • Database files (Access)
  • Collecting, organizing, and sharing digital notes (OneNote)

LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning is supplied by UT Knoxville at no additional cost
  • Tutorials on using open source and supported software tools.
  • With the Curator role, you can create Learning Paths that include LiL, YouTube, and your own videos to help students learn the different concepts being taught.
OIT website: LinkedIn Learning

Panopto is supplied by UT Knoxville at no additional cost
  • Record your lecture in or outside of the classroom
  • Canvas and Zoom integration
  • Record video presentations with slides from a browser (Panopto Capture) or the Panopto Desktop Recorder application
  • Manage and share recorded content within Canvas
  • Upload and edit recordings and slides within Panopto
  • Add captions to recordings
  • and more
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Zoom: Synchronous Video Conferencing System
Zoom is supplied by UT Knoxville at no additional cost
  • Display your content during a synchronous online class.
  • Record a video to make your own lecture or how-to video.

Canvas: UTK’s Learning Management System
Canvas is supplied by UT Knoxville at no additional cost
  • Post your content for students to access.
  • Upload your videos using Canvas Studio, then embed those videos from within a course page.
* Determine if the software is supplied by UT at no additional cost or if you need a UT subscription through your department.