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Academic Technology at OU HSC

The Academic Technology Team manages a portfolio of tools to assist with the academic mission at OUHSC.  Below are highlights of the main tools our office supports.  

Click the menu links to the left to learn more about each as well as additional resources.

Brightspace by D2L

Brightspace is the Learning Management System (LMS) that provides online access to course related academic materials and organization sites.  


Online survey and analytics tool that can be used by OUHSC faculty, staff and students to gather data and insights as well as conduct institutional research and generate reports. 


Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment to prevent cheating during exams and integrates seamlessly within the Brightspace LMS.  

Respondus Monitor is a fully-automated proctoring solution that is used in conjunction with LockDown Browser. Students use a webcam to record themselves during an online exam. Afterward, flagged events and proctoring results are available to the instructor for further review.

Respondus 4.0 is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Brightspace. Exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment, or moved between different learning systems.  NOTE:  This only works on Windows operating system.

Turnitin Originality

Turnitin is an originality checking and plagiarism prevention service that checks your writing for citation mistakes or inappropriate copying.  This tool is integrated within the Brightspace LMS to be used in course assignments. 

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning offers a robust amount of videos and content in a variety of different groups. Users may also earn certificates which they can share on social media or on their LinkedIn account. 

Point Soutions by Turning Technologies (Cloud)

Point Solutions by Turning Technologies is an audience response system which offers support for both clickers and mobile application responses. This easy-to-use polling software provides enhanced tools to engage with your audience and identify their understanding. 

Online Course Design

Academic Technology has put together and consolidated online design resources such as design tips, best practices for design, and copyright information. Click on the menu at the left to learn more.

Academic Technology Team News

Each month we will post a new announcement inside the Brightspace LMS that contains information about upcoming changes in the LMS and other academic technologies that we support.