ASU digital learning platform

Over 200 third party tools and services are used by faculty and students in ASU Online courses. In many instances, collaborative partnerships are formed in order to explore ways to use the technology to improve online teaching and learning experiences. In some cases ASU Online Instructional Designers and Technologists are actively working with our partners to guide product development.

ASU digital learning platform

3 Play Media – Closed captioning, transcription, audio description, and subtitling solutions that make your videos accessible, searchable, SEO-friendly, and more engaging.

Ally – Ally seamlessly integrates with the Learning Management System and automatically generates alternative accessible formats.

Cielo 24 – Quality accessible media, especially optimized for the learning environment.

Rev – Closed caption and transcript service for accessible media.

Wistia Video Player – Accessible video player across multiple devices.

Google Analytics – user tracking through web pages

Google Tag Manager – Cross website user tracking

Google Optimize – A/B testing, website testing & personalization tools

Google Big Query – Enterprise Data Warehouse for Large-Scale Data Analytics

Google 360 – actionable insights from data

Hot Jar – web page usability and user feedback

Qualtrics – capture user input and information

AudioPal – Record and deliver web-based audio content.

Benchprep – BenchPrep offers a learner success platform to improve engagement and outcomes for learners.

bettermarks – Bettermarks is an online mathematics platform enabling students to consolidate their math skills and achieve improved marks.

BibMe – The fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills to build a works cited page (APA or MLA format).

Camtasia Studio – Full featured screen recording and video editing. – Learning Management System hosted on the Canvas Network continuing education platform.

Cognii – Cognii develops assessment technology to evaluate essay-type answers for online learning platforms.

Curio Learning – An online space that allows teachers to discover, curate and collaborate on new ideas and strategies for both in and out of the classroom.

EduMe – EduMe is a corporate learning platform based in London, United Kingdom.

Facebook – Social utility that is used to connect instructor/students via private groups for learning community and engagement in classroom discussions and send/receive course notifications.

FineTune – Educational Technology Company solving the challenge of qualitative assessment at scale for all verticals of the learning continuum.

Google Sites – Create websites and secure course wikis.

HapYak – Interactive video authoring and publishing.

Kno – Distribute and create interactive eTextbooks for mobile and web access.

LessonPaths – Curate websites, videos, blogs, and more into Learning Playlists.

Open Assessment Technologies Corp – Online Assessment Software for organizations who want to own their assessment experience – from content to technology to delivery and reporting. – Online presentation tool.

Quizlet – Create free, embeddable flash cards and simple games (matching, scattergrams, etc.)

Sana Labs – Development and application of AI for learning – Create online magazines with curated web content.

Screencast-o-matic – Record web-delivered screencasts.

Screenr – Record web-delivered screencasts.

Sosu Inc.

STRIVR – VR-based employee training

Sympl. – Social learning platform

WileyPlus – Online environment for teaching and learning

Adobe Connect – Host synchronous online meetings, demonstrations and lectures.

Ally – Blackboard Ally is a revolutionary product that integrates seamlessly into the Learning Management System and focuses on making digital course content more accessible.

Audacity – Free audio editing software.

Bibliotech – Bibliotech is an educational content platform making learning more effective.

Blogger – Blogging platform for instructor and student writing.

Digication – Manage student writing portfolios

ecree – ecree gives students unlimited, high-quality feedback on their writing while they write.

EdCast – EdCast is an AI-powered knowledge cloud powers unified discovery, knowledge management and personalized learning.

Haiku Deck – Web-based slideshow authoring tool.

Kaltura – Record and deliver web-based audio content.

Kwiksurveys – Allows the creation of free, custom surveys or real-time polls with analytics , ability to restrict multiple responses, and no limit to the number of participants.

Mathpix – Extract equations from PDFs or handwritten notes and convert into LaTeX code

Mindmeister – Online mind mapping application that allows its users to visualize, share and present their thoughts via the cloud.

Mindomo – Mind map creation tool – Online white-board tool for organizing and sharing ideas.

Notebowl – Student engagement through social tools

Brainly – Knowledge-sharing community with 200 million students and experts

Packback, Inc. – Enables Inquiry-Driven Online Discussion at scale via DigitalTA (AI) that coaches students to ask their own open-ended questions, auto-moderates the discussion, and helps instructors amplify the impact of their feedback.

Padlet – Create and share online bulletin boards.

Peerceptiv – Research-validated peer assessment technology to improve writing and critical thinking skills

Peergrade – Online platform to facilitate peer feedback sessions with students.

PeerMark – Facilitate peer review so students can evaluate each other’s work.

Piazza – Facilitate problem solving sessions and general course discussions.

Poll Everywhere – Real-time poll software. Live instant audience feedback. Free account allows 40 responses.

PollDaddy – Real-time poll software that embeds in Blackboard, offers analytics, and the ability to include pictures or sound files with the poll.

Prezi – Create web-based presentations with a zoomable canvas.

Quottly – Find transferable classes at other colleges and universities that count for credit at your school.

Readlists – Create and share web pages—articles, recipes, course materials —bundled into an e-book.

Respondus – Exam creation tool designed to be compatible with Blackboard, Ecollege and WebCT.

Thinglink – Image tagging and linking tool for creating interactive image channels.

Upswing – A virtual assistant and student services platform to reach, relate to, and retain non-traditional students.

Vidyo – Desktop video conferencing and screen share collaboration.

Vocareum – Cloud lab platform.

YouSeeU – Asynchronous video presentation and discussion platform.

Zoom – Video and web conferencing.

3Play Interactive Video Player – Video plugin that includes synchronized transcripts and search features.

Adobe Captivate – Interactive eLearning content creation.

Adobe Creative Cloud – Host synchronous online meetings, demonstrations and lectures.

Adobe Presenter – Create Flash-based PowerPoint presentation and eLearning content for web delivery.

Alelo – Personalized learning simulations

Animoto – Create and share videos. the online video maker turns photos, video clips and music into video.

Appearin – Video conferencing software that allows screensharing.

Apple iAuthor – Author Apple iBooks.

ApprenNet – Video-based tool where students watch a real-world scenario, respond via video, review their peers, read expert feedback then view an expert response.

Aptana – Web application development platform.

Articulate Storyline – Used in CE projects to make interactive exercises and build out entire courses that are placed in the LMS

Bb Collaborate – Host synchronous online meetings, demonstrations and lectures.

Beyond One, Inc. – Beyond One, an Augmented Reality startup, provides content creation services and enables brands to reach highly target audiences

Bio-Sig ID – Digital signature identity verification for online exams. – Free online tools to 1) organize students into teams for collaborative work based on identified demographic information and 2) provide a mechanism for students to provide peer feedback on individuals’ contributions to the group.

Celtx – Create scripts, storyboards, breakdowns, schedules, budgets, and cast & crew reports for video productions.

Cerego – Adaptive learning courses covering topics such as art history, statistics, the periodic table, and computer shortcuts. the courses are like interactive flashcards, and users can add their own content.

Crocodoc – Markup and share online documents.

Differ – Differ gives students a safe place to ask stupid questions, conversations to join, and peer mentors to talk to.

Dropbox – Cloud-based file storage and sharing.

Earshot – Earshot uses voice analysis and machine learning to automate feedback about communications.

ELSA – ELSA is the world’s best way to improve your English speaking skills. Pronounce English like an American through real-world conversations on ELSA.

Equella – Store course resources in digital repositories.

Extension Engine – Experts in online education: software, instructional design & user experience.

FastFig – Calculator + word processor for math/engineering.

Fidelis – Fidelis is a venture-funded technology company building an enterprise platform for personalized learning.

Final Draft – Screenwriting software with templates for screenplays, teleplays and stage plays

Flipgrid – Flipgrid is a video platform promoting active, social learning in classrooms and enterprises around the world.

Gnowbe – Mobile microlearning that actually drives business impact.

Google Drive – Cloud-based file storage and sharing.

Google Drive: Docs – Cloud-based documents

Google Drive: Forms – Cloud-based forms

Google Drive: Sheets – Cloud-based spreadsheets

Google Drive: Slides – Cloud-based slidesharing

Google Glass – Wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display.

Google+ – Social networking with Google

Google+ Hangouts – Video conferencing tool that allows users to include Google apps, photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free. Connect with instructor and students across computers, Android and Apple devices.

Gradarius – AI-powered E-Learning platform for school and university mathematics

Graphical Analysis – Collect, share, and analyze sensor data

Grovo – Video micro-learning platform

iDesign – Designed learner experiences. – Create interactive infographics.

Instagram – ASU Instagram feed integrated into course weekly modules for purpose of engaging students in University activities.

Instructure – Learning Management System used by ASU

Intellus Learning – Analytics-based learning information gathering

Jing – Tool used to create 5 minute audio & visual screencast videos/recordings – Code quality review for detecting problems in JavaScript programs.

Kaizena – Voice comments for student feedback

KeyTrac – Identification verification by typing.

Knewton – Include online, self-paced adaptive learning content.

Late Nite Labs – Interactive digital lab component used to simulate Chemistry lab experiences.

Lifeliqe – Digital Science Curriculum & 3D Education Apps

Logisim – Educational tool for designing and simulating digital logic circuits.

Lucid VR – Virtual Reality Arcade

Lumen Learning – OER Courseware – Online tutorials for technologies (Photoshop, Dreamweaver)

MediaAmp – Cloud video and media delivery storage management

MentorMob – Organize video, articles, or websites into embeddable play-lists. – Create and deliver online newspapers.

Pearson Writer – Mobile application for writing and research support.

Piktochart – Create infograms used in courses

Pinterest – Used in Social Media course. Discussion about how organizations use Pinterest.

Pixxa Perspective – iPad app for creating and sharing audiovisual stories.

Plotagon – Offers the ability to make a movie by writing a story. Students write a script and the software generates a movie.

Podsnack – Custom HTML 5 audio players. – Evernote powered blogging platform.

ProctorU – Live remote proctoring for online exams.

Project Foundry – Project-based learning management system.

Qualtrics – Web-based survey tool to conduct survey research, evaluations and other data collection activities.

Querium – STEM tutoring assistance


Remind101 – Twitter for the K-12 group.

Respondus ExamGuard – Lockdown web browser that prevents web surfing during exams.

Socratic – AI photo-based homework help

Software Secure – Video review proctoring for online exams.

SoundCloud – Record and share web-based audio content.

Sparkol VideoScribe – Animation creation tool used to create short topic/course overview videos.

StudyBlue – Allows students to learn from otder students by making their own, or borrowing others’ study materials. Flashcards, quizzes, and progress tracking.

StudyRoom – Course-based study tool facilitating sharing, studying and collaborating with classmates.

StudyTree – AI facilitation of in-person study groups and peer tutoring.

SurveyMonkey – Online surveys.

Swank Motion Pictures – License broker for full length movies and television shows.

Symbolab – Equation search and math solver

Turnitin – Check the originality of course writing assignments.

TutorMundi – An app to connect with tutors for a variety of subjects.

uCertify – Offers courses, test prep, simulator, and virtual labs to prepare for Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, CompTIA, CIW, Adobe, PMI, ISC2, Linux, and more.

Vimeo – Host web video content for online and blended courses. – Create, share and view online visual content (graphics, videos, interactive activities, presentations).

vProctor – Live remote proctoring for online exams.

WebAssign – Online content and text support.

Wikispaces – Shared web-based writing and communication spaces.

Wistia – Video hosting, serving, and management platform.

WordPress – Web-based software for creating websites and blogs.

YouTube – Distribute original video content.

Zaption – Interactive video authoring and publishing. – Social media course: social identity/reputation

Blubbr Tv – Gamification and socialization of course content via quiz in video that score the answer with points. Scores can be shared via Twitter and Facebook.

Camtasia Fuse – Create web video clips on the iPad.

Camtasia Relay – Capture and deliver desktop screen and video capture content.

Chalk – Chalk helps K-12 districts to act on real-time academic insights from curriculum, instruction, and assessment processes.

Chegg Study – 24/7 study help including guided solutions of problems in the associated course textbook.
Cogbooks – Adaptive learning courseware

Coursetune – The AutoCAD for learning design.

CritViz – Online framework for supporting real-time critique, conversation, and peer ranking of creative work in the classroom.

Drupal – Open source web content management system; facilitates public engagement with learning community

Google Calendar – Provide a course calendar with assignment due dates. Students can subscribe to each calendar to receive alerts and have access on their mobile phones.

Labster – Interactive scientific virtual simulations – Web content curation tool for creating and sharing lessons.

Learning Games Studios – Learning games development company.

Lingvist – Adaptive language-learning platform.

Logger Pro – Data-collection and analysis software for Windows and Mac computers.

MightyBell – An alternate platform for discussion, collaboration, and social sharing.

MobLab – Mobile-friendly interactive games, polling, and surveys for interactive virtual economics classrooms.

Mursion – Training Simulation Software

MuzzyLane – Cloud-based rich, interactive simulations

panOpen – OER Courseware

Perusall – Reading assignment interaction

Playposit – Interactive video

Portfolium, Inc. – Digital portfolios for students.

Practice Labs – IT certification, work readiness, skill development and career progression

Quicktime – Web video player and editing software.

Screenflow – Record and edit screencasts.

Skype – Voice-over-IP service and instant messaging client for calls, conferences and messages.

Smart Sparrow – Adaptive learning platform.

Voicethread – Create interactive online discussions and lectures using video, audio, text, slides and documents.

Yellowdig – Social network for community building in online courses

Slack – Chat based collaboration tool – Share files online. Convert and embed files in online courses.

bulb Digital Portfolios – Bulb is the world’s easiest and most beautiful digital portfolio.

Citable – Citable is a web clipper that simplifies collecting quotes, notes and otder data points along with the additional reference information needed to make a web citation.

FourSquare – Geolocation app for mobile devices.

Mastering Chemistry – Interactive chemistry tutorials and assignments with a grade feature that integrates into LearningStudio

Mastering Physics – Interactive physics tutorials and assignments with a grade feature that integrates into LearningStudio

McGraw-Hill Connect – Digital online environment to support McGraw-Hill texts, provides practice problems, online tests & quizzes, as well as interactive and multi-media resources.

Motivis Learning – A learning platform that goes beyond the LMS, giving your institution the analytics, advising, student information, and social learning capabilities to engage students, improve retention and personalize learning.

MyLab Management – LearningStudio integrated online lab content from Pearson publishing.

MyEconLab – LearningStudio integrated online lab content from Pearson publishing.

MyITLab – LearningStudio integrated online lab content from Pearson publishing.

mymathlab – LearningStudio integrated online lab content from Pearson publishing.

MyStatLab – LearningStudio integrated online lab content from Pearson publishing.

Oji Life Lab – Emotion learning system

Skitch – Capture, edit and markup screen captures and images with shapes and comments.

Acxiom – Add another layer of identity verification with online exams based on challenge questions.

Bio-Sign ID – Communication platform for education.

Honorlock – On-demand proctoring services.

KeyTrac – Identify people based on keystroke dynamics.

MyEducator – Dynamic digital content, instructional videos, and assessments.

ProctorU – Online proctoring.

Respondus Lock Down Browser – Secure testing environment.

Respondus Monitor – Automated proctorring using computer web cameras.

Software Secure – Suite of academic integrity implemetnations tools.

Turnitin – Plagiarism detection.

Unicheck – Plagiarism detection

vProctor – Virtual proctoring