Learning Tools


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Virtual Learning

The Virtual Teaching page provides resources for teaching courses, participating in courses, and working with colleagues completely virtually.


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Canvas

Instructors can use Canvas to create different types of online activities. Among them are uploaded homework submissions, tests/quizzes, and discussions.


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WebEx

Everyone at FAU has access to WebEx, a live video-conferencing system. Your Canvas courses include an integration (Cisco WebEx) where your instructors can schedule virtual sessions for situations where they need to teach remotely.


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Adobe

Adobe is making temporary at-home access to Creative Cloud available until July 6, 2020 for schools and colleges who currently have only lab access for students, at no additional cost. Read more about the policy on their blog.


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Virtual Apps

Students, faculty, and staff can get secure instant access 24/7, on-demand, to a library of popular software from any device, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.


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AutoDesk

Autodesk is providing open access to more than 100 products – available to students, educators, and institutions globally. Includes AutoCAD, Maya, 3DS Max, Revit, and more.


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Adobe Scan

The free Adobe Scan mobile app works on your mobile device, scans documents into PDFs, and automatically recognizes text. Available on both Android and iOS stores.


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Microsoft Lens

Office Lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and docs readable. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files, and you can even save images to OneNote or OneDrive. Available on both Android and iOS stores.


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Mathematica Online

Wolfram has made Mathematica Online available for the FAU community for free until August 15th.

How to access:

  1. Go to http://user.wolfram.com and create a WolframID (use your school email).
  2. Check your email to validate this.
  3. Request access to Mathematica|Online.
  4. Check email to validate.
  5. To access Mathematica|Online:

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Office 365

Office 365 includes the latest version of Word, Excel, Lync, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher and more.


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Microsoft Teams

Anyone with an "@fau.edu" account has access to the online collaboration tool, Microsoft Teams, along with Microsoft's suite of Office 365 applications.


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Recorded Lectures

Another tool that your professor can use to deliver lectures is Mediasite.


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MYFAU

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