The University of Mississippi provides many resources on technology and tools that are supported by UM for online education such as Blackboard, Panopto, Box & Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Meet, Respondus, and Zoom.
Flipgrid is a simple, free, and accessible video discussion experience for learners and families. It allows a user to start a discussion and engage a community. It’s a new take on discussion boards.
Getting Started with Flipgrid
Flipgrid Help Center
Yellowdig is an online learning platform that leverages an understanding of human behavior and gameful technology to build healthy online-learning communities. It incentivizes students to listen to each other, interact with genuine conversations, and share their knowledge with their peers.
Yellowdig Knowledge Base
Piktochart allows you to turn text-heavy content into professional quality visual stories. With Piktochart, you can create professional-looking reports, presentations, infographics, posters, graphics, and more.
Piktochart Knowledge Base
Easy Piktochart Design Hacks
Canva is an online design and publishing tool with a mission to empower everyone in the world to design anything and publish anywhere. It allows users to create projects all types of items for social media, personal, business, marketing, education, and more.
JoVE is a database of peer-reviewed scientific video protocols to accelerate biological, medical, chemical, and physical research. It publishes experimental methods in video format.
JoVE Faculty Resources
Calendly is a hub for scheduling meeting professionally and efficiently, eliminating the hassle of back-and-forth emails so you can get back to work. With Calendly, after signing up for a free account, a user can create simple rules for meeting events, share the meeting signup link, and allow others to easily book a meeting.
Calendly Help Center
Voki is an educational tool for teachers and students that can be used to enhance instruction, engagement, and lesson comprehension. It can be used to make characters for student work, as an animated presentation tool, and as a virtual supervised discussion forum.
Voki Information and FAQ