Getting Started - Faculty - Student Computing Resources
Student Computing Resources
High-technology classrooms and computing labs form the basis for ideal learning environments at UMKC.
Course Management UMKC hosts several online course management
solutions to make it easier to communicate and to share
digital content with your students.
a course management tool with a comprehensive feature
set, including document sharing and social
networking. Learn more about Blackboard at our
Blackboard support site.
Blackboard Collaborate is a combination of the
products formerly called Wimba and Ellumunate Live. It
is is a real-time
virtual classroom environment designed
for distance education and
Moodle is an
alternate course management tool with many of the same
features as Blackboard.
Moodle documentation is available to help you get
started using the service.
Panopto is a lecture-capture platform that provides the ability to combine audio,
video, PowerPoint/Keynote, and screen capture into one recording. Panopto can be used in ILE classrooms on the UMKC campus, or from
any desktop, laptop, or mobile device where the Panopto software is installed.
is a secure, web-based application for building and
managing online surveys and databases.
SharePoint is a web based
collaboration tool used to share
information with others, manage
documents, and reduce email clutter.
- UMKC hosts its own instance of this
popular blog hosting platform to support
teaching, research, and student
interactivity to your classroom with
Clickers. With the receiver and response pads,
you can give short quizzes, take attendance, play learning games,
instantly assess students' comprehension of your lecture, and more.
Numerous general use and discipline specific computer labs are available
to students across campus.
Labs serve the commonest computing needs of all
students. They operate all week during a regular
semester and on a more limited schedule between
answers common questions about usage guidelines
is an online service that provides
24x7 access to much of the software available in the general use computing
Specialized Labs serve the unique
computing needs of individual schools and departments.
You can contact these areas directly for more
information about hardware/software availability.