Teaching, Learning and Research

Students, faculty, and staff may request projectors, faculty loaner laptop, and the use of the portable Smartboard at the downtown campus.
Students, faculty, and staff may request projectors, laptops, screens, PA systems, and microphones for a class or program presentation.
BrightSpace Assignment Grader from D2L is a mobile app marking tool that allows access to assignments submitted on myCourseLink from an iPad or Android tablet. Features include ability to work offline and audio/video student feedback.
Online booking and information about classrooms and a limited number of meeting rooms.
ePortfolio is a personal portfolio tool within mycourselink (BrightSpace) for storing, organizing, reflecting on, and sharing items that represent your learning. You can include documents, graphics, audio files, videos, presentations, course work, etc. that demonstrate your improvement or mastery in a certain area. You decide what items you want to include in your ePortfolio, how you want to organize them, and who you want to share them with.
The university’s immersive telepresence classrooms provide a high quality, alternative option for running classes, meetings and events over video. The classrooms’ HD video, audio and content sharing capabilities enable instructors, staff and students to interact between two or more locations more naturally and effectively than traditional video conferencing. There is an immersive telepresence classroom located on each campus, one in the Advanced Technology & Academic Centre (AT 5041) in Thunder Bay and the other in Simcoe Hall (OA 2020) at Orillia. The Thunder Bay room can accommodate 28 people and the Orillia room 18 people.
Provides access to scholarly journal articles, books and other resources.
All Lakehead students, faculty, and staff have free, unlimited access to more than 3,500 courses and over 140,000 individual videos in software, technology, and creative skills through Lynda.com.
Lakehead University has recently subscribed to Magna Digital Libraries -- "Unlimited faculty and staff professional development for [the] entire campus with ... on-demand [digital] libraries of Magna [Commons] Online Seminars and 20-Minute Mentor programs."
mycourselink (Brightspace by Desire2Learn) is the learning management system that instructors at Lakehead University use for online courses, online content, and blending-learning classes.
A mobile app that helps students keep track of important updates. It brings news, deadlines, and grades together in one place so they can spend less time organizing and more time learning.
Remark is the Optical Mark Recognition software used for "fill in the bubble" exams.
Video Assignments, a myCourseLink tool, allows for the practice and assessment of soft skills such as communication, collaboration, and critical thinking. Some features include the creation of video presentations, self-assessment prior to submission, mock interviews, oral quizzes and the submission of video responses.
You can use Virtual Classroom to host online classroom sessions or video meetings. The sessions may be saved and posted to the course content as a resource.
The Lakehead University Virtual Reality Environment (LUVRE) is located in ATAC 5040, and contains imaging technology for instruction and research.
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research.

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