Available Technology Quick Reference Guide

This quick reference guide is meant to be a resource that gives faculty some insight to different technologies that are available to assist you in your efforts in providing a great student learning experience. This reference guide, should be considered a living document, and it will be updated as new technologies are identified and made available.

Available Technology Tools Supported by Regis

For technical support with these tools visit the Information Technology Services Department (ITS) website. You can also email them at its@regis.edu or call the help center at (303) 458-4050.

Microsoft Tools
Tool Use Additional Information
Microsoft Lync/ Skype for Business Microsoft Lync/ Skype for Business (what you call it depends on the version installed on your computer) has many valuable uses.  This powerful conference tool integrates with Outlook and provides the ability to conduct online meetings and discussions. This tool includes audio, video, chat, screen sharing and PowerPoint capabilities. Meetings can be recorded and participants without an internet connection can use their phone to join.

Can be used for:
  • Presentation
  • Online Group Work
  • Online Discussion: Synchronous
  • Video

Ongoing discussions about using this tool can be found in the Skype for Business group on the Regis University Yammer site. Login using your RegisNET credentials

Training tools

Regis Learns

Tutorials can be found on Regis Learns (search Microsoft Lync) Login using your RegisNET credentials

Microsoft has many training resources for their tools.

Skype for Business (and Lync 2013) training

Excel Spreadsheet tool

Can be used for:
  • Presentation
  • Online Group Work
How to access
Office 365 is a cloud based suite and is supported by ITS. Office 365 Excel also includes an iPad application that can be downloaded through the Apple app store.

Training tools

Regis Learns:

http://training.regis.edu

Microsoft has many training resources for their tools.
Atomic Learning is a great resource for training, please use your Regis credentials to login.
OneNote Note taking and collaboration tool.

Can be used for
  • Online Group Work
How to access
Office 365 is a cloud based suite and is supported by ITS. Office 365 OneNote also includes an iPad application that can be downloaded through the Apple app store.

Training tools
Microsoft has many training resources for their tools.
Atomic Learning is a great resource for training, please use your Regis credentials to login.
PowerPoint Presentation tool

Can be used for
  • Presentation
  • Online Group Work
How to access
Office 365 is a cloud based suite and is supported by ITS. Office 365 PowerPoint also includes an iPad application that can be downloaded through the Apple app store.

Training tools
Microsoft has many training resources for their tools.
Atomic Learning is a great resource for training, please use your Regis credentials to login.
Word Word processing tool

Can be used for
  • Presentation
  • Online Group Work
How to access
Office 365 is a cloud based suite and is supported by ITS. Office 365 Word also includes an iPad application that can be downloaded through the Apple app store.

Training tools
Microsoft has many training resources for their tools.
Atomic Learning is a great resource for training, please use your Regis credentials to login.
OneDrive OneDrive is a place where you can store, sync, organize and share files. A cloud-based service, OneDrive lets you update and share your files from anywhere and work on Office documents with others at the same time.

Can be used for:
  • Online Group Work
How to access

This cloud-based tool is part of the Office 365 Suite. Login using your RegisNET credentials

Training tools

Regis Learns

http://training.regis.edu

Learn more about OneDrive on the Microsoft Support website.

OneDrive Training is available on Atomic Learning. Login using your RegisNET credentials

Sway Sway is a tool you can use to quickly gather, format, and share your ideas, stories, and presentations on an interactive, web-based canvas. You can easily create a new Sway by adding text, pictures, documents, videos, charts, or any other type of content. Sway’s easy-to-use interface can make your content look great in just a few simple steps. When your work is complete, Sway also makes it easy to share your work with others.

Can be used for
:
  • Online Group Work
  • Video
How to access

This cloud-based tool is part of the Office 365 Suite. Login using your RegisNET credentials

Training tools

Learn more about Sway on the Microsoft Support website.

Sway training is available on Atomic Learning. Login using your RegisNET credentials

Microsoft Office Mix Microsoft Office Mix, the newest member of the Microsoft Office Suite, is an add-in for turning PowerPoint Presentations into interactive media by adding audio, video, navigation, transcriptions, quizzing, and polling. Once installed, Office Mix becomes a tab on the PowerPoint menu bar.

Can be used for
:
  • Presentation
  • Video
Comments

Mix is comparable to and the preferred substitute for Adobe Presenter and since PowerPoints created using mix are viewable on virtually all devices including iPhones and iPads.

Training tools





Classroom Tools
Tool Uses Additional Information
Promethean Board Promethean Board is a specific brand of interactive whiteboard, which allows you to project an image from a laptop or a computer, as well as interact with the board through touch or specialized pens. Promethean Boards are available in
  • Loyola 33. Check out pen through John Hickey.
  • Claver 303. Check out pen through Janna Goodwin.
  • Carroll 20. Check out pen through ITS Help Center.
More Promethean Boards are available at the DTC campus. Contact CPS Teacher Education for more inquiries.

Training tools

Tutorials can be found on Regis Learns:

http://training.regis.edu

AQUOS Board

An interactive touch screen display computer. This is a Windows computer that also has a whiteboard and overlay features. There are pens available but you can use any stylus or your finger. Use the board for students to interact with the content, do group work, and do presentations. The board is wireless and can be moved fairly easily.

AQUOS Boards are available in
  • Claver 329
  • Clark 138 and 139
Training tools

Tutorials can be found on Regis Learns:

http://training.regis.edu