Examity A third-party proctoring service for students taking online exams within our Desire2Learn
TurnItIn Checks papers for originality and proper citation. Its feedback tools also have additional
functionality that go beyond what is available from the Desire2Learn Dropbox tool.
Resources and Policies This resource provides information with respect to the accessibility and privacy policies
of various digital learning materials recommended and supported by Distance Education
VoiceThread (pilot program) A third-party interactive sharing tool that allows for multimedia
based interactive discussions.
Daylight Responsive Video Code Generator This tool will generate a responsive embed code that can be used to insert a YouTube
or WCU Kaltura (My Media) video into a Desire2Learn module page template. Please note
this will only work with responsive templates (such as “Sunshine”, “Dusk”, “Simplicity”,
and “Horizon”) that were provided by your Instructional Designer either during or
after the Spring 2018 semester.
Recording Video Lectures
Camtasia Screen recording and video editing software for Mac and Windows. Faculty can simultaneously
record themselves (via their computer's webcam and microphone) and their computer
screen. WCU has a site license for Camtasia, but it can only be installed on university-owned
computers. Contact Bonnie Young in IT D2L Services at
to make arrangements to have it installed.
Mediasite Record lectures and demonstrations using special equipment located in specific locations
on campus. Videos are stored and streamed directly from the university's Mediasite
server. Recording may be done with technical help or on your own (with prior training).
Contact IT Multimedia Services at
to arrange Mediasite training and/or to schedule a recording session.
Swivl The Swivl robot is a portable device that pivots and rotates an iPad or iPhone to
record you as you move about your environment. The Office of Distance Education has
a small number of Swivls to lend to faculty on a first-come, first-serve basis – contact
to check for availability.
Recording Booth Located in Anderson Hall, Distance Education Service's Recording Booth is equipped
with a high definition video camera, radio broadcast-quality microphone, and a dual-boot
computer with commonly used recording software for both Mac and Windows. Now you can
create content for your course with professional equipment and without the noise and
distractions from your office or home.
One-Button Studio The One-Button Studio allows you to create high-quality video recording without having
to know anything about lighting, audio, and video equipment. Simply insert a flash
drive and press a button to record yourself either with or without a slideshow or
in front of a green screen.