Supported Technologies

The following products are licensed and/or supported by Academic Technology Services. Click on any of the branded names to learn more about the product and how to get it!

Note: restrictions may apply to some of these products

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Microsoft Office products for Mac and PC are available at USD.

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive—and on your PC, Publisher and Access. Everything you need for home, school, and work.

Training is offered for: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint.

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Adobe Creative Cloud Products are at USD.

No matter who you are, Creative Cloud gives you the world's best creative apps so you can make just about anything you want, wherever inspiration takes you.

Training is not offered for Adobe CC at this time.

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Google Photos is available at USD.

All your photos are backed up safely, organized and labeled automatically, so you can find them fast, and share them how you like.

Training for Google Photos is not provided at this time.

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Adobe Connect can be used to facilitate virtual discussions at USD.

Adobe Connect web conferencing software service offers immersive online meeting experiences for collaboration, virtual classrooms and large scale webinars.

Adobe Connect training is offered at USD.

Blackboard collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate is a synchronous tool used at USD.

*Blackboard Collaborate provides your institution with the online collaborative learning solutions that provide improved student engagement.

Blackboard Collaborate training is offered at USD.

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Document Cameras at USD are made by Wolfvision.

WolfVision Visualizer wireless presentation and collaboration systems and solutions for education and business.

Training is provided for this product at USD.


SMART boards can be found throughout the USD campus.

From weekly class meetings to daily study groups, SMART Technologies collaboration software & interactive displays create the perfect environment for team efficiency.

Trainings for SMART Technologies are not offered at this time.

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USD offers a video hosting platform called Ensemble.

The Ensemble Video Platform works in concert with users and systems across our organization to enable video sharing and video management of an ever-increasing flow of video content.

Training for Ensemble is offered at USD.

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Mediasite is USD's premiere lecture capture solution.

Mediasite Video Platform is the most automated and scalable system for creating, publishing, searching and managing all of your video.

Training on Mediasite is not provided at this time.

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The TurnItIn solution for monitoring Blackboard submissions is offered at USD.

Turnitin creates technology to improve student writing and empower original thinking.

Training for TurnItIn is not provided at this time.

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SafeAssign assists faculty in plagiarism detection at USD.

*SafeAssign is a tool used to prevent plagiarism and to create opportunities to help students identify how to properly attribute sources rather than paraphrase.

SafeAssign training is not offered at this time.

End Note is offered at USD.

EndNote is the industry standard software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references on the Windows and Macintosh desktop.

End Note training is not currently offered.

Respondus is support at USD.

*SafeAssign: Assessment Tools for Learning Systems including Blackboard Learn.

Training on Respondus is offered.

iClickers are available at USD.</p

iClicker is the market-leader in student and audience response systems for Higher Education, recognized for ease-of-use, reliability, and focus on pedagogy.

Training for iClickers is not offered at this time.

Top Hat is used at USD.

Top Hat empowers professors by turning students’ distracting mobile devices into learning tools and building comprehension with customizable, affordable textbooks and interactive homework.

Training for Top Hat is not offered at this time.

iTunes University brings your classroom together on the iPad.

iTunes U provides everything an instructor needs to bring the classroom together on iPad—build lessons with apps and your own materials, collect and grade assignments from students, start class discussions or talk with students one-on-one to answer questions and provide feedback.

Training is not offered for iTunes University at this time.

Qualtrics is used at USD.

Qualtrics makes sophisticated research simple and empowers users to capture customer, product, brand & employee experience insights in one place.

Qualtrics training is offered at USD.

*Indicates a Blackboard integrated technology

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