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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.
Canvas is a new learning management system, replacing Blackboard,
that will be used with all classes at UMKC by Fall 2019. Learn more about Canvas at our
Canvas support site.
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
Add 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.