Canvas is Emory's web-based learning management system, or LMS. It is used by learning institutions, educators, and students to access and manage online course learning materials and communicate about skill development and learning achievement.
Students and educators at Emory can sign up for Office 365 Education for free, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools.
Poll Everywhere has been licensed for all Emory University students, faculty and staff as of the fall 2020 semester. Instructors can use Poll Everywhere to survey students during class in real time to assess point-in-time learning, take attendance, gamify lessons or survey students.
ScholarBlogs, a platform managed by the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS), is a widely-used multisite installation of WordPress available to Emory University faculty, students, and staff.
VoiceThread is an application integrated with Canvas that allows users to create presentations, post comments, and share content. This content can then be added to assignments, modules, etc., using the Add>"External Tool" function! VoiceThread is excellent for creating engaging audio-visual content and sharing it with your class as a medium for creative dialogue.
Zoom is a full-featured web and video conferencing service that offers online meetings and webinars. Features include polling, breakout rooms, instant messaging, and a wide variety of audio options.