Chatham offers a range of technology tools for students. This is not a comprehensive list, rather a list of the most commonly used tools. If you have questions about a specific tool, please contact Helpdesk at https://services.chatham.edu.edu or 412-365-1112.
Brightspace – Learning Management System
Brightspace by D2L is Chatham’s new learning management system (LMS). It contains all courses. It is where both teachers and students go to turn in assignments, participate in forums, and online chats. It also allows faculty and students to easily communicate and to post and view unofficial grades.
Documentation: Brightspace for Learners
Pulse App: Brightspace App for students. It provides one easy view of course calendars, readings, assignments, evaluations, grades, and announcement items. Brightspace Pulse is available for download from any global Google Play store or Apple App Store.
MFA helps safeguard access to data and applications while maintaining simplicity for users. It provides additional security by requiring a second form of authentication and delivers strong authentication via a range of easy to use authentication methods.
Panopto – Lecture Capture
Panopto provides integrated video recording, live streaming, video management, and inside-video search. Panopto can be added to any Brightspace course and can be accessed by going to http://chatham.hosted.panopto.com.
Panopto provides integrated video recording, live streaming, video management, and inside-video search.
Documentation: Panopto Documentation
Portal – Student Portal
The Chatham University online Student portal is used to register for classes, update your personal information, and pay bills. This document will show you how to navigate through the interface and perform tasks such as registering for classes.
Documentation: How to Use Portal
Proctorio – Online Testing
Using state-of-the-art technology and end-to-end data security, Proctorio ensures the total learning integrity of every assessment, every time. Our software eliminates human error, bias, and much of the expense associated with remote proctoring and identity verification.
Proctorio also integrates effortlessly with whatever learning management system you already use— no scheduling, waiting or additional logins required— for instant, objective, secure results.
- Proctorio: Student Tips for Success
- Proctorio: Student Experience Video
- Proctorio Student Support Site
- Proctorio Support for Test-Takers
Teams – Collaborative Space
Microsoft Teams is a hub for teamwork in Office 365. Keep all your team’s chats, meetings, files, and apps together in one place.
Documentation: How to Use Teams
VPN – Needed for SPSS
Do you need access to a specific drive from home? Utilize Sophos VPN for access. Sophos VPN clients provide easy-to-use and transparent remote access to all company applications. This is provided through secure SSL or IPsec VPNs from Windows, Linux, Mac OS and UNIX-based systems.
Documentation: Setup VPN
How to Quickly Map Drives on a PC:
- Connect via VPN
- Click on this link to download the remote drive login script
- Unzip the file
- Double click the file to run and map all drives.
- Step 4 will need repeated every time you access VPN
Zoom – Videoconference
Zoom is our online meeting tool. It is both integrated with Moodle and a standalone tool. It is integrated with Outlook, too. It allows users to connect and video chat, share screens, and more. Everyone at Chatham is permitted to use Zoom. It is connected to AD – they just have to log in with their Chatham email and password.