UW-Stout's Learning Technology Services can provide insight on instructional technologies, their benefits and challenges, and how each can be used in an educational setting. Contact us to make an appointment for consultation, or visit our Training and Workshops page to learn about the workshops and custom training sessions.

Learning Tools (At-a-Glance) 

 audacity logo Audacity is a powerful, free audio program that you can use to create and edit audio files on your computer. More details
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Blackboard Collaborate and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra enable you to create virtual classrooms, offices and meeting spaces. More details
 Creative Commons logoCreative Commons materials enable you to use content with certain copyright permissions already granted. More details
 Camtasia Studio 8 Logo

Camtasia allows you to produce mini-lectures, tutorials, course welcomes, study guides, overviews and more. More details

 free learning objectsFree Learning Objects provides public domain, and Creative Commons licensed materials that can be used both in the traditional face-to-face classroom and the ever-growing online classroom. More details
 google Google Docs is a free product that may be used to create, share, and collaborate on the web with documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more. More details
 jimdoJimdo is a free product that enables you to create web pages using an online editing tool. More details
Jing enables you to take snapshots of your computer screen. More details
 lynda logo Lynda software training is available to UW-Stout instructors free-of-charge. More details
 Padlet logoPadlet is an online bulletin board that can be used by instructors and students in many different ways. More details
 picasa logo Picasa enables you to easily view, edit, and organize your photos, create slideshows, or share your images online. More details

 Pinterest Pinterest  is an online social networking site that enables users to create and manage theme-based image collections they are interested in to share with friends and followers. More details
 poll everywherePoll Everywhere is a web-based tool that allows you to do polls in real-time. More details
 skype logo solid Skype offers free and paid subscription packages including a variety of features such as video conference calls, messaging tools, and more. More details


Socrative is a free, web-based tool that allows you to deploy polls and quizzes in real-time. More details
 turnitinTurnitin (Dropbox Originality Checking) enables instructors to monitor dropbox folders and identify potential cases of plagiarism by automatically comparing submissions to an online database of original content. More details
 Windows Live Movie MakerWindows Live Movie Maker is a free product that allows you to easily produce and share movies. More details
 WislineWisline is an audio conferencing tool that can be used for conferences, webinars, discussions, collaboration, and presentations. More details

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College Consulting & Custom Training

Learning Technology Services provides custom training on various instructional technologies and teaching topics for groups of three or more instructors. You can meet in our facility, in your department or virtually!

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