The following tools are offered and supported by Teaching and Scholarly Learning. Visit our FAQ for answers to the most common questions for Canvas, Kaltura, Zoom, and more.
- Classrooms Determine classroom resources by building or search for a room that fits your needs
- Computer Labs Browse a list of computer lab locations and printing rates
- Reserving Classrooms Request a classroom with specific technology here
- Podium Tutorials Information about using the podium computers
- Podium FAQ Answers to commonly asked questions
- Windows Software Load Current list of all available software on Rice lab Windows computers
- Mac Software Load Current list of all available software on Rice lab Macintosh computers
- AV Vendors for Non-supported Spaces and Equipment Suggested vendors if you need assistance in spaces not controlled by the Office of the Registrar
- Event Services Training on classrooms and labs
- Live Events Currently streaming events
- Archived Events Previously live streamed events
- Video Digitization Digitize Blu-rays, DVDs, and VHS tapes and add to your course's Canvas site
- Canvas: Rice's Learning Management System. Find more information about Canvas.
- Screen Capture Kaltura Capture: course and desktop capture tool to record videos of class sessions
- Multimedia Share Kaltura: storing and delivering asynchronous digital media, including recorded video and audio
- Web Conferencing [login] Zoom: video and web conferencing tool that supports online meetings and group messaging
- Audience Response Systems Interactive classroom quizzing/polling
- GOOGLE Workspace for Education [login] Includes Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides
- MICROSOFT 365 for Education [login] Includes Office Apps Suite (desktop and web), Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, Teams, OneDrive, Forms
- Box at Rice [login] Enterprise cloud-based storage
- Blogs [login] WordPress self-service blog platform
- Software Requests Software requests for Registrar-managed classrooms and teaching labs are due to OIT in April of each year, and the software is set before the start of the academic year in August.
Computational Resources: Application development support and tools
- CLE@R (Curricular Linux Environment at Rice) (Rice login required) is a Linux cluster available for the Linux-based needs of classes. For research needs, the Research Computing Clusters are more suitable.
- Subversion is a version control system that can store documents of all varieties.
- Turnin can be enabled on a subversion repository. This will automatically configure your repository to give each student in your course access to a protected folder within the repository and will manage the permissions so that Instructors and TAs have access to these student folders.
Tools from our Partners:
Oracle Academy: A free resource that Oracle provides to education. Free resources and software are available to download.
Amazon Web Services: A free resource that Amazon provides to faculty and students. Lots of curriculum and help materials for cloud-based computing and free credits for faculty and students to use Amazon Web Services.
IBM Bluemix & Watson: A free resource for faculty and students for cloud access to apps, open-sourced technology, and learning resources.
Azure Dev Tools for Teaching: A free resource to use Azure products to develop in the cloud at no cost using the Free Tier.
Google Cloud Platform: GCP is a suite of cloud solutions for storage, compute, big data, and machine learning. University faculty can apply for Google Cloud Platform Education Grants for their computer science courses. Approved applicants will receive a grant for free credits which their teaching staff and students can use on any Google Cloud Platform product. Researchers can apply for GCP research credits to power scientific workloads. Academic researchers in qualified regions are encouraged to apply. Approved applicants will receive free credits towards any Google Cloud Platform products for academic research workloads.