Canvas is Princeton’s course management system offering many features and tools for teaching including the posting grades, online assignments, online tests and quizzes, announcements, and discussion.

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Panopto is a video management platform used for recording, organizing, embedding, and streaming live video. The system is integrated with Canvas for video/audio course content, but can also be used for do-it-yourself lecture capture, screencasting, and video streaming.

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Perusall is e-reader and course readings manager with collaborative features for commenting and annotation. It allows you to upload or link to a wide variety of different media, from PDFs to videos to actual textbooks, which students can then read and annotate collaboratively.

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Mural is an online, shared, interactive digital whiteboard. Collaborators can draw, write with styluses, type, post sticky notes, and insert media from a wide range of devices.

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SoundCloud is an online audio sharing platform that can be used to host and distribute podcasts, music, or other recordings.

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Google Docs is a full-featured online document editor. Documents created in Google Docs can be shared with other users, allowing students to collaborate on the same document in real-time. Google Docs is poart of the Google Apps suite of tools and is available to all Princeton students. Google Docs is also integrated into Canvas as Canvas Collaborations so that students can work on a document together directly from any Canvas course.

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Dropbox is a cloud-based storage service that enables individuals to store and share files online. Users will also be able to download a local client to store and synchronize files and folders locally.

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Siftr is an online platform and accompanying smartphone ‘app’ that allows groups of people to collect photographs ‘in the field’ and have those photos geo-located on a map.

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Google Apps for Education is licensed by the University for the secure storage of course-related files. The apps include: Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets, Google Forms, Google My Maps, Google Drawings, Google Apps Script and Google Jambox.

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