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Tools for Creating Instructional Materials

TOOLSUPPLIED or SUBSCRIPTION*TASKS YOU CAN PERFORM WITH THIS TOOLLEARN HOW TO USE IT AT…

Adobe Creative Cloud Software
UTK 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.

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

Qualtrics & QuestionPro Survey Software
UTK Web Surveys software is supplied at no additional cost
  • Create custom surveys.
  • Analyze data.
  • Produce data visualizations and Word and PowerPoint data presentations.
OIT workshops

MS Office 365 ProPlus
MS Office 365 ProPlus is supplied by UTK 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)
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LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning is supplied by UTK at no additional cost
  • Tutorials on using open source and supported software tools.
  • Create Learning Paths and Collections of tutorials to help others learn software to complete course materials and assignments.
OIT website: LinkedIn Learning

Zoom: Synchronous Video Conferencing System
Zoom is supplied by UTK 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 UTK 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.
PC Screenshot for PC screenshotsno additional cost for Windows 10 PC usersTake a screenshot on your computer.
Apple Screenshot for Mac OS screenshots and screen recordingsno additional cost for Mac users
(use the key combinations recommended for your Mac OS version)
apple.com/macos/
See: Take Screenshots or Screen Recordings on a Mac
  • Capture a video recording of your computer screen.
  • Take a screenshot on your computer.
Use PowerPoint’s Built-in Screen Recorder for PC & Mac screen recordingsMS Office 365 ProPlus is supplied by UTK at no additional cost
  • Capture a video recording of your computer screen.
  • Record a video tutorial of how to use a software program.
  • Record your lecture.
See OIT’s Knowledge Base article on the topic:
Use PowerPoint to Record Your Screen
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