Software available in the CLEs and suggested uses.
|Scanning: Documents & Images|
|multi page docs; images; slide scanning||Epson Scan||Scan print to PDF files for electronic distribution to students. Convert slides to electronic image files to post for students or use in presentations.|
|Image Creation & Editing|
|image editing; vector illustration||Adobe PhotoShop CS5
Adobe Fireworks CS5
Adobe Illustrator CS5
|Edit images for use in presentations or to post for students.
Create your own artwork for presentations or document illustration (advanced)
|Audio Creation & Editing|
|Record and edit audio presentations to post to Blackboard or to incorporate into PowerPoint or Presenter presentations.|
|Video Creation & Editing|
|video capture; video editing||iMovie
|Record and edit video lectures or introductions to post to Blackboard.
Edit video from cameras or software-captured files. Convert videos to Flash with Squeeze.
|Screen Capture Recording|
|lecture & screen capture||Camtasia Studio
Camtasia for Mac
Adobe Captivate 5
|Capture screen actions and narration to create instructional videos for students on using software, navigating your Blackboard site, formatting Word documents, etc.|
lesson and presentation development
|Create or import tests and quizzes to publish to Blackboard.
Create self-assessment or study activities to post to Blackboard. Create HTML lessons with assessment activities to publish to Blackboard.
Create narrated PowerPoint presentations to share on Web or post to Blackboard. Create slide presentations to upload to Blackboard as PPT files or as PDFs.
Create Flash videos or tutorials (advanced).
|Word Processing, Page Layout, Document Creation|
|Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro
Adobe InDesign CS5
|Create editable forms with Acrobat.
Add audio comments or sticky notes to PDFs for assessment or collaboration.
Design flyers and brochures as assignment handouts or as models for student document design.
|Make changes in exported Blackboard Grade Center in Excel, then upload to site.
Create timelines and other linear representations of events or data.
|Web Page Editing & Development|
|Create HTML pages to publish on your own Web host as course site, lesson, group interest site. Create HTML lessons with assessment activities to publish to Blackboard.|