Chatham Information Technology Services (ITS)

Suggested Apps

Chatham offers a variety of software to faculty, staff and students. Below is a list of the major educational technology tools. If you don't see something on the list, please contact instructionalservices@chatham.edu.

Productivity

Office 2013 (PC) and Office 2011 (Mac) The office suite is installed on all campus computers. In addition, Chatham students, staff and faculty can purchase one copy for home for $15.00 at the Chatham Helpdesk.

Lync is a unified communications platform that includes instant messaging, multi-person video chat, virtual whiteboard and more.

Instructional Technologies

Moodle is Chatham’s learning management system. Drag and drop files onto the pages, embedded grading rubrics, and simplified multimedia embedding are just a few of the features of our version of Moodle. Visit moodle.org to read about more features.

Turnitin is not only a plagiarism prevention tool, it now supports online grading and peer revision assignments. It is integrated with the assignment functionality in Moodle so users don’t need an additional account.

VoiceThread is a cloud-based multimedia discussion tool that allows users to comment on media using one of five powerful commenting options: microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload. In addition, VoiceThread now integrates with Moodle so users don’t need additional accounts.

WizIQ is a virtual classroom space that offers a range of online course tools and features that promote active learning and student involvement, including real-time audio and video communication, interactive whiteboards, polling tools, secure recording capabilities and more.

Lecture Capture

Panopto is Chatham’s lecture capture and blended learning software. It is cross-platform and installed on Chatham issued laptops. It is also available on the Macs in the JKM Library 24-hour lab. For account requests, please contact the Helpdesk.

Online Collaboration and Publishing

OneDrive is a cloud-based storage space that allows users to store any kind of file, including photos, video, and documents, and then access them from any computer or mobile devices. In addition, you can edit Word, PowerPoint or Excel documents online without having to download a file to a computer.

PBworks is wiki or online collaboration space. Like Poll Everywhere, standard accounts are free, however Chatham also has license, which gives users customization options, page level security and more. For accounts requests, please contact the Helpdesk.

WordPress is a the official Chatham supported blog software. For accounts and access, please fill out a request at http://services.chatham.edu.

Student Engagement

Poll Everywhere is an audience response system that uses mobile phones, twitter, and the web. Standard accounts are free, however Chatham has a site license, which allows users an unlimited number of classes, grading and reporting options, response moderation and more. For account requests, please contact the Helpdesk.

Survey and Research

SPSS predictive analytics software
SPSS is installed on all campus computers which includes basic, advanced and regression. To use SPSS off campus, users need VPN access. Please contact the Chatham Helpdesk for assistance at 412-365-1112.

Qualtrics is the official online survey software at Chatham. To gain permission to administer a web survey, gather information about your survey and submit the following Web Survey Permission Form on my.Chatham.