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Licensed Software
Respondus:
Respondus is a Windows application that enhances the functionality and usability of WebCT's quiz, survey, and self-test tools.

> Download Respondus: http://www.hawaii.edu/sitelicense/
> Download Working with Respondus Manual: Importing and Uploading a Quiz via Respondus

StudyMate:
StudyMate is a Windows, offline resource tool used to create Self-Tests (non-gradeable or trackable) in the form of interactive games. Depending on question format, games such as flash cards, fill in the blank, and various matching activities can be uploaded as a web page into Laulima.

> Download StudyMate: http://www.hawaii.edu/sitelicense/
> Download Working with StudyMate Manual: Importing and Uploading a self test via StudyMate to WebCT

Impatica
Impatica for PowerPoint makes it easy to add narrated presentations to your WebCT or Laulimla course, website, or CD-ROM. Impatica currently runs on both Macintosh and Windows.

Now you can deliver fully narrated and animated PowerPoint presentations to essentially any Internet device without plug-ins and even at normal modem speeds.

Impatica for PowerPoint simply converts the PowerPoint file into a compressed format that is optimized for streaming over the Internet.

The Impatica file is typically 95% smaller than the PowerPoint HTML files.
Impatica for PowerPoint supports most of the features of PowerPoint, including text, graphics, transitions, animation effects and, of course, narration.

> View a video presentation: Impatica for PowerPoint
> Download Impatica: http://www.hawaii.edu/sitelicense/
> Download Narrating PowerPoint & Intro to Impatica Manual: Download now!

Publisher epacks
e-Packs are customizable and have the potential to save you hours in online course development time. WebCT has over 2,000 e-Packs in more than 50 disciplines and they are all created by leading higher education publishers, including McGraw-Hill, Thomson Learning, Pearson and more.

University of Hawaii contacts if needing assistance with downloading and restoring your e-pack to a WebCT course (will need to have the email sent to you by the distributor cc 'd to whomever is going to help you)
**check with your publisher if they are producing SAKAI based e-packs:

Linda Mcconnell <mcconnel@hawaii.edu>
Yves Sakai <yves@hawaii.edu>
Matt Parcon <parcon@hawaii.edu>
Sandra Kaneshige <sandrak@hawaii.edu>

Additional Resources

> Popup Blockers and WebCT (brought to you by Portland Community College)
> On-line versus Traditional Classroom - Which is More Effective (resource articles on the debate between on-line and traditional teaching practices)

Web Links

Distance Learning ~ http://www.hawaii.edu/dl
Gain access to important information/resources for faculty, students and the general public interested in distance learning at UH.

Hawaii Course Redesign Project ~ http://www.hawaii.edu/courseredesign/
Information Technology Services and the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at theUniversity of Hawaii (UH) invites participation in a new, multi-year, university-wide initiative focused on the redesign of large enrollment courses using information technology to achieve quality enhancements as well as cost savings.

Help Desk ~ http://www.hawaii.edu/its
Gain access to supported software, student lab hours, support for technical problems, etc.

Listproc
A discussion list provides a useful tool for distributing information to a group of people. Electronic discussion lists use email as a means of exchanging messages. Any member of the list is welcome to start a new discussion topic or reply to any message distributed to the list.
 

> Using Email Discussion Lists at UH  
> UH ITS ListProc Owners Guide   

Support Services ~ http://www.hawaii.edu/infotech/services.html
Gain access to information about software, hardware, connecting to UH, accessibility, etc.

> Request a UH username
> Anti-virus software at UH
> UHINFO's Main InfoTech Page

UH Site License Software ~ http://www.hawaii.edu/sitelic/
Faculty and staff can access UH licensed software and information.

UHTV Programming ~ http://www.hawaii.edu/dl/faculty/
Gain access to important information/resources for faculty interested in teaching via cable, interactive television or online.

University of Hawaii ~ http://www.hawaii.edu
University of Hawaii web site.

Video Conferencing ~ http://www.hawaii.edu/dlit/conferencing/
This webpage includes information on ITS supported audio and video conferencing services for the UH community.

Web Publishing ~ http://www.hawaii.edu/infotech/thewww.html
Create a personal homepage or if you represent an official university entity, you can request Web space on the UH server for a departmental Web page.