Software, Facilities, & Technical Support

Online@JSU assists our faculty in a variety of ways. A number of software and applications are supported by our office, such as the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas Studio, and more. Three distinct, physical locations are also available to faculty. Finally, information regarding technical support is also available.

Canvas Learning Management System

Canvas Studio


Turnitin Feedback Studio 

  • Plagiarism detection tool integrated into Canvas.
  • See "Technical Support & Help Section" for minimum technical requirements and technical assistance.

Respondus 4.0 for Canvas 

Respondus Test Bank Network 

  • Contains thousands of test banks for the leading textbooks in higher education.

HippoCampus and NROC 

  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Offers multimedia lessons and course materials to help with instruction, homework, and studies.

Watermark Course Evaluations & Surveys - (Formerly EvaluationKIT

  • Watermark Course Evaluations & Surveys is an end-of-semester survey tool implemented by JSU to conduct all course and instructor evaluations.
  • Faculty and administrators can access the EvaluationKIT dashboard by logging into Canvas
  • Contact Dr. Christopher Inman, Senior Instructional Designer, for questions at

Digital Measures

  • Digital Measures-Activity Insight (DM) is a secure web-based information management system designed to collect and manage faculty research, teaching, and service activities, including accomplishments and professional activities.
  • Digital Measures User Guide
  • Digital Measures Presentation by Dr. Hungwei Tseng
  • Contact Dr. Hungwei Tseng, Senior Instructional Designer, for questions at 

Microsoft Teams

  • Microsoft Teams is the web-conferencing tool supported at Jacksonville State University.
  • The Technology Support Center provides technical assistance with Teams such as account creation and administration. Online@JSU supports instructors in learning how to use Teams and how to leverage Teams in online teaching and learning. 

DesignPlus for Canvas (CIDI Plus Design Tools)

Online@JSU has several spaces available to faculty. Each space is organized and dedicated to meet the diverse and varying needs of our exceptional faculty at Jacksonville State University. From areas to work in a relaxed informal environment to a more formal vodcast studio, one of these spaces is sure to address your needs.

Check out the options available to you.

Professional Development Suite A

Located in Self Hall 207, Professional Development Suite A provides two distinct areas for you to check out.

Area 1: Informal Work Area with tables, chairs, a couch, and some club chairs. Instructional designers are located nearby and can assist you as needed.

You can stop by any time and use Area 1. Because social distancing and safety protocols are currently in place, however, please contact Online@JSU ahead of time at  so that we can prepare the space.

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Area 2: Stadium, booth seating with access to a portable television, computer, and internet access. Please contact  to reserve this space.

207 Self Hall Area 2

Professional Development Suite B

Located in Self Hall 208, Professional Development Suite B is an excellent collaborative space. Chairs and tables are easily configured to special needs. Individual white-boards, computer, projector, and sound supply support your activities. This room is scheduled for faculty use only for workshops, meetings, retreats, and other events. Please contact to schedule room 208.

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Vodcasting Studio

Located in 221 Self Hall, the Vodcasting Studio provides faculty and staff the ability to record professional-level podcasts, vodcasts, and screen capture. The Vodcasting Studio is equipped with industry-standard microphones, webcams, and many types of production software offering versatility to meet various needs. Faculty and staff may reserve the Vodcasting Studio to record on their own, or, if needed, an Online@JSU staff member can assist with the production. Please contact  to schedule the Vodcasting Studio.

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