Category: File sharing

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. The grading of online assignments is facilitated by the SpeedGrader tool. Every course at Princeton is provisioned with a website in Canvas, automatically populated with the Registrar’s course roster. […]

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March 9, 2021

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. In addition to publishing videos, Panopto also includes a suite of web-based tools for video editing, time-coded […]

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October 28, 2020

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. Why Use Perusall? students using Perusall tend to complete readings at rates […]

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September 8, 2020

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. Mural boards can also be exported, shared, and embedded in a website. Mural also integrates with numerous external tools, including Google Drive, Google Calendar, Microsoft One Drive, Microsoft […]

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September 8, 2020

SoundCloud is an online audio sharing platform that can be used to host and distribute podcasts, music, or other recordings. Why Use SoundCloud? Host up to three hours of audio for free Users can create time markers and leave comments on tracks SoundCloud feeds can be syndicated to podcast directories like the Apple Podcasts and […]

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September 4, 2020

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 […]

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September 4, 2020

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. Why Use Dropbox? Easily create and share folders of files. Automatically synchronize files across all devices How To Use Dropbox In Your […]

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May 4, 2020

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. Developed by Field Day Lab at the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research at the University of Wisconsin Madison, Siftr is a freely available data collection and visualization […]

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May 1, 2020

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. Students additionally get GMail and Google Calendar. Students are provisioned with Google Apps for Education automatically; faculty […]

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April 30, 2020