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Software Support

How to guides and helpful resources for all supported SVSU software.

Canvas Help Articles

Helpful knowledge articles on all things Canvas, SVSU's Learning Management System.
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EchoVideo Help

Find faculty and student knowledge base articles and related resources for EchoVideo here.
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Articles (27)

Pinned Article SVSU Technology Tools and Resources

The article contains a vast range of software and resources for faculty, staff, and students to teach and collaborate online.

Pinned Article Universal Design: Recording Video/Audio Content (EchoVideo, Teams, Stream and Zoom)

This article provides some information on the importance of Universal Design and ADA Compliance when using EchoVideo,Teams, Stream and Zoom.

Acrobat: Get Started with the New Experience

Acrobat has a new look and feel in its functionality that makes working with pdfs simpler and intuitive.

Adobe Creative Cloud - Apps Installation Guide

SVSU staff and faculty have access to Adobe Creative Cloud software suite through their login credentials. The Enterprise license for Adobe includes a full suite of over 20 applications for graphic design, video editing, web development, and Acrobat Pro for editing PDFs. This guide covers how to install the Adobe Creative Cloud software suite.

Adobe Express: Create Graphics, Web Pages or Videos

Similar to Canva, Adobe Express Premium is an online design app with an integrated suite of tools that allows all registered students, faculty and staff access to create graphics, short videos, and web pages. Adobe Express includes branding features that allow you to stay consistent with University standards and collaboration tools to work on projects with other SVSU users.

Airtame Collaboration Room Instructor Station

Any media source can be sent to any of the projectors around the classroom.  Each Collaboration table can accept media sources for local, group discussions as well.

Airtame Collaboration Room Table Stations

Each table allows users to meet in a small group environment. Laptops can be connected to the display via HDMI or the Airtame app. Mobile devices are not compatible.

AV Studio: Available Technologies (Lightboard and Surface Studio)

The AV Studio is located in Science East 142 and provides staff or faculty a way to create short video demonstrations, utilizing EchoVideo technology. The room features a Lightboard for drawing technical diagrams or use our Microsoft Surface Studio; a multi-touch device that tilts like a drawing pad allowing you to annotate screen content using a stylus.

Canvas Media Submissions - Best Practices for Instructors

Best practices for instructors when using the Upload/Media tool in Canvas and alternatives tools to record video.

Classroom Technology: Smart Classrooms, Collaboration Rooms, and EchoVideo Lecture Capture

This article includes a printable list of technology and the equipment types installed in each classroom and specialty places on campus.

Exam and Student Course Evaluation Scanning

Information on Exam and Student Course Evaluation Scanning can be found on the Academic Affairs website, Exam and Evaluation Scanning .


Use Lanschool as a tool for classroom management to restrict and monitor student activity in computer labs. Limit student access to websites, monitor student screens, and more.

Library Collaboration Room Instructor Station

Any media source can be sent to any of the projectors around the classroom.  Each collaboration table can accept media sources for local, group discussions as well.

Library Collaboration Table Stations

Many conference rooms across campus support wireless presentations from Win, Mac PC, and Android devices. Devices must be connected to SVSUSecure WiFi and have the Airtame software installed.

Outlook: Comparing the Outlook Desktop and Web App

Outlook is the email application of the Microsoft Office suite. You access it locally on your computer or from an internet browser. This article companies the similarities and the differences.

Present Live in PowerPoint on the web or Microsoft Teams

The PowerPoint Live feature can be used in Microsoft Teams during a meeting or with PowerPoint on the web with any supported screen recording tool at SVSU. Both have accessibility features so anyone that joins can follow along. Present your slides as normal and get live feedback.

Respondus 4.0 – Exam Authoring

Respondus 4.0 is used by instructors to create exam/quiz questions in Word and then upload them to Canvas.

Setup your Wacom pen tablet for Windows | MacOS

Follow the steps in this article to set up your Wacom Intuos pen tablet.

Stream (on SharePoint): Getting Started

Start using the new Microsoft Stream (on SharePoint) where you can create, upload, share inside and outside of SVSU, and access all videos in Microsoft 365 you own or that's been shared with you.

SVSU Tools for Teaching and Workshops Offered

Overview of supported tools for teaching and a comparison table of synchronous and asynchronous software this includes Microsoft 365 apps (OneDrive, Bookings, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) Canvas, Respondus LockDown Browser, EchoVideo, Teams, Adobe, and more.

Teach with Microsoft Whiteboard (Web app, Windows 10, and iOS)

Microsoft Whiteboard is a freeform digital canvas that allows you to used as a standalone whiteboard for lectures or lessons on can be used in a Teams meetings to sketch ideas and work creatively with meeting participants.

Teams Meetings Recordings: Downloading a Transcript and upload to EchoVideo

This article shows you how to download a transcript from Stream (on SharePoint) and add it to your media in EchoVideo Library.

Teams Meetings: Sharing a link to a Meeting Recording

Get a link for a Teams meeting recording inside of Teams applies to both the desktop app and web app.

Teams: Downloading a Teams Meeting Recording

Meeting recordings in Teams store on your Onedrive and Sharepoint, learn how to download your Teams meeting.

Teams: Making MS Teams Meetings Recordings ADA Compliant

Learn how to make your content in Microsoft Teams ADA compliant for all learners.

Zoom: Making Zoom Recordings ADA Compliant

In this article are some tips on ADA Compliance and editing your Zoom transcript.

Zoom: Starting a Zoom Meeting in Canvas

Review how-to enable Zoom meetings in your Canvas course navigation.