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Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate is an online collaboration platform providing web conferencing, mobile collaboration, instant messaging, and voice authoring.

Wimba Live Classroom

(Retiring in December, 2014)

With a fully-featured, live, virtual classroom solution that includes audio, video, chat, application sharing and content display, Wimba Classroom allows instructors to create an efficient on-line class with more interactive with their students.

Wimba Voice Board

Speak and read a language at the same time, or simply create threaded voice discussions about any subject. Great for brainstorming and collaborating on almost any topic in any language, instructors and students can post vocal messages with accompanying text into voice-based message boards.

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Beginning June 1, 2015, SPSU’s Echo 360 license will expire. Please refer to this link for detailed information on content migration.

The Echo360 system captures and publishes lectures, tutorials, and other instructional materials delivered by faculty. Then it provides an on-demand Internet viewing service for students. This system captures lectures in real-time digitally, using video and/or audio and then provides links for the instructor to deliver the content to the students. The following will help you get started with Echo360:

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Echo360 Personal Capture (P-Cap) is a desktop screen capturing program that allows you to record and publish lectures from home. The content can then be accessed directly from the Echo Server or embedded into D2L. The following are a list of help topics that may help you get started with Echo360 Personal Capture. To acquire a copy of Echo360 Personal Capture, please contact our Digital Media Specialists. 

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Beginning in June, 2015, both Academic Affairs and the University System of Georgia ITS can no longer provide support for the USG Podcast Server. Please refer to this link for detailed information on content migration.

A podcast is a series of audio or video digital-media files which is distributed over the Internet by syndicated download, through Web feeds, to portable media players and personal computers.


Beginning in June 2015, SPSU’s Ensemble license will expire. Please refer to this link for detailed information on content migration.