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Set Up an Asynchronous Discussion with Students

Use the Discussion Tool in Brightspace.

Meet with Students Synchronously

Webex is a cloud-based video conferencing system that allows users to meet remotely and collaborate, sharing screens, files, and video.  

Make an Exam Online

Respondus is a tool for creating and managing exams that can be  published directly to Brightspace. Exams can be created offline.

Create an Asynchronous Lecture

Lecture capture describes any technology that records live instruction, (including screen capture, audio from mic and webcam video) and makes it available digitally for later viewing/listening.

Panopto is MSU's officially supported lecture capture tool and is available to faculty, staff and students.

Share Panopto Recordings in Brightspace Courses

Other Campus Resources

University Information Technology (UIT) IT Anywhere Website

UIT has created an excellent website, IT Anywhere, to assist with online teaching and learning in areas such as hardware and software, getting connected, file sharing and security:

Montana State University Library

The library has a guide with timely information to help faculty and students access library resources during the transition to online learning.  This guide helps faculty and students identify important resources in the library, including databases, books, e-books and government documents. It also offers assistance for searching within the databases, reading a scholarly journal, and evaluating your sources.