What is Panopto?
Panopto is classroom lecture capture software. It can also be used to create sharable narrated presentations.
What is Camtasia?
Camtasia Studio is a screen and audio capture software that allows you to record on-screen activity and import audio and video files for editing to produce web-based videos. The program also allows you to create interactive videos with clickable links, tables of contents, and more.
Camtasia 8 is available on the Multimedia Curricular Workstation in Himmelfarb Library room 307, located on the 3rd floor in the Bloedorn Technology Center. The Multimedia Curricular Workstation can be reserved for use here for up to three hours per person per day.
What is PollEverywhere?
Poll Everywhere is an audience response system licensed by GW's School of Medicine & Health Sciences.
Poll Everywhere provides SMHS faculty with several interactive question types including multiple choice, word cloud, clickable image, and open-ended questions. Instructors can also employ Q&A, allowing users to submit questions, and Competition, in which participants compete to answer a series of questions the fastest.
Poll Everywhere allows students to respond to questions synchronously via an app or webpage, and also permits asynchronous responses.
To get started with Poll Everywhere
When you receive the emailed invitation, click on the link and register for a Poll Everywhere account.
To use Poll Everywhere with Powerpoint, Keynote, Google Slides, Slack, Microsoft Teams, WebEx, or Zoom
Download and install the appropriate software extension on your computer.
What is PointSolutions?
Echo360 PointSolutions (formerly TurningPoint) is an audience-response system which is used for instruction with 1st and 2nd year medical students at The George Washington University. PointSolutions allows a question to be displayed to students and for the instructor to poll the audience for responses. PointSolutions questions are usually in a multiple-choice or true/false format, and student responses are aggregated using any of a variety of charting and display formats.
Visit the Echo360 website to create an account using your GW email address.
The Echo360 PointSolutions Classic software can be installed to university-owned computers from the Software Center. The PointSolutions software integrates with Microsoft PowerPoint to create interactive slides. Students will need to install the Response app on their iPad.