Supported Technologies

The following products are licensed and/or supported by Information 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

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 during collaboration tools training.

Online tutorials

Respondus Logo

Respondus is supported at USD.

Assessment Tools for Learning Systems, including Blackboard Learn.

Training on Respondus is offered.

Online tutorials

Safe Assign Logo

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 offered during Blackboard Assessment training.

Online tutorials

Microsoft Icon

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.

Online tutorials

Adobe CC Icon

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.

Online tutorials

Do your best work with Google's suite of intelligent apps (formerly Google Apps).

Instructor Lead Training is available for the Google Suite.

Online tutorials

Wolfvision Logo

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.

Online tutorials


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.

Online tutorials

Ensemble Icon

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.

Online tutorials

Mediasite Logo

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.

Online tutorials

Turn It In Logo

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

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

EndNote Logo

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.

Online tutorials

iClicker Logo

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.

Online tutorials

iTunes University Logo

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.

Online tutorials


Qualtrics Logo

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.

Online tutorials

Voice Thread Logo

Transforming media into collaborative spaces with video, voice, and text commenting.

VoiceThread Training is available at USD.

Online tutorials

Zoom Logo

Collaborate with your students at a distance using Zoom.

Training on Zoom is offered during Blackboard Collaboration Tools training.

Online tutorials

*Indicates a Blackboard integrated technology

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