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Learning tools

Learning tools

Learn the tech tools

  • Blackboard is a platform where you can view course syllabi, assignments, and grades. 

  • Microsoft Teams is a video conferencing tool included in Microsoft 365. During your time at OHIO, you may use Microsoft Teams to attend online course sessions, connect with campus offices, and collaborate with classmates.  
  • Proctortrack, also known as Online Proctoring, allows instructors to give secure exams online.  

  • Top Hat is a tool that instructors may use to help you participate in class.  

  • Voicethread is a tool that instructors may use to give assignments involving you uploading, sharing, and commenting on various different types of media. 

Inclusive Access - digital course materials

Inclusive Access gives you access to digital course materials, like e-textbooks, automatically on the first day of class. The cost of these materials is automatically charged to your student account if your course is participating. The Inclusive Access program is designed to increase affordability and the convenience of obtaining course materials.

To learn more or opt-out, view Getting Started with Inclusive Access (Students). 


Free tutoring from the Academic Achievement Center & University Libraries

  • Academic coaches help you build the skills and study habits needed to be successful in college coursework, such as time management, goal setting, organization, and understanding the technology required to complete assignments.
  • Peer tutors provide assistance with learning classroom content and technology, like Blackboard and ALEKS.
  • Multimedia peer tutors provide support with multimedia applications such as Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Photoshop, InDesign), Microsoft Office, and video/audio editing software. 
    • Schedule an appointment through TutorTrac or stop by the Alden Library 2nd floor multimedia center. 




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