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Software

This is a guide to software available for students, staff, and faculty.

Supported

All of the software shown here is part of our official offerings for students, faculty, and staff. We have licenses for each and are able to provide support for their setup and use. Some of this software may also be available for other campus users (alumni, retirees, etc).

Classwork Management

Google Classroom

  • Classroom allows faculty to publish assignments and quizzes for students of a class to engage with.

Moodle (moodle.snc.edu)

  • St. Norbert’s learning management system, Moodle allows faculty to communicate with students, assign work, and manage elements of a course.

Cloud Storage

Google Drive

  • Store any files you’d like to keep.  Files in Google Drive are simple to share with classmates and professors.

Google Drive File Stream

  • Perform automatic syncing of your Google Drive files to your computer.

Conferencing and Instant Messaging

Google Meet

  • Google’s video conferencing application, that allows meeting recording, closed captioning, and chat with participants.  

Google Chat

  • Google’s instant messaging platform, that allows for static conversation history.
  • Chat is also present in the Gmail web application.

Productivity Tools

Google Chrome

  • Google’s web browser. Our supported web tools work best in Chrome.

Google Sheets

  • Application used to manipulate spreadsheets and charts. Multiple people can modify a shared spreadsheet/chart, and see changes in real time.

Google Docs

  • Application used to write documents.  Multiple people can modify a shared document, and see changes in real time.

Google Slides

  • Application used to create slide show presentations.  Multiple people can modify a shared slideshow, and see changes in real time.

Google Keep

  • Google’s notes and reminders application.

Microsoft Office (Microsoft Office Desktop Applications can also be used)

Microsoft Excel

  • Feature rich spreadsheet and chart application.  Multiple people can modify shared spreadsheets or charts, but changes are pulled periodically, rather than dynamically.

Microsoft Word

  • Application used to write documents.  Multiple people can modify shared documents, but changes are pulled periodically, rather than dynamically.

Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Application used to create slide show presentations.  Multiple people can modify shared spreadsheets, but changes are pulled periodically, rather than dynamically.

Subject Matter Specific Applications

Adobe Creative Cloud Applications (Available in Bush Art Center Lab)

  • The suite of Adobe applications, like Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, etc… is available to use.
  • Digital artists use these applications for video editing, photo re-touching, page building, and many more purposes.
  • Apps are only available to use on SNC’s lab computers.  Adobe software on personal devices will need to be purchased (subscribed to) by that student.

ArcGIS

  • A platform for organizations to create, manage, share, and analyze spatial data

Mathematica

  • Professionals use Mathematica to perform advanced mathematical computations and calculations.  

SPSS

  • Researchers use SPSS to model and visualize complex statistical data analysis.

VirtualBox

  • Computer scientists use applications like VirtualBox to virtualize an Operating System to test and develop software.

Useful Web Applications

Gmail

  • Create and send emails, access your calendar to create meetings, and chat with your colleagues.

Google Forms

  • This tool can be used to create surveys and quizzes. Google has procured useful templates to select while creating the form.

Knight Domains - Domain of One’s Own

  • Creating a website can seem like a daunting task.  With knight.domains, you can notch a spot out on the web for yourself, and learn a lot while doing it.

Qualtrics

  • The college uses Qualtrics to conduct surveys of students, alumni, and the public.  Any current student can use Qualtrics to conduct their own surveys for research, engagement, or other academic purposes.

Video Creation and Sharing

WeVideo

  • Web application used to create and edit videos.  

Loom

  • Loom makes screen annotated lecture capture easy.  All captured video is automatically hosted on Loom’s website, and the videos can also be downloaded and distributed as MP4 files.

Additional

While not on our officially supported list, we have experience using the solutions shown here. Often, we've helped certain people on campus with these, even assisted in setting them up and making them work.

Please be aware that since these solutions are not part of our official campus offerings, our ability to provide support may be limited. We're also not necessarily aware of all of the features and costs associated with each. We encourage you to use the links provided to explore the possibilities.

Conferencing and Instant Messaging

Zoom

  • Feature rich video conferencing application that allows for attendee breakout rooms, with many other useful aspects.

Microsoft Teams

  • Microsoft’s instant messaging and conferencing platform, that allows for meeting recording, chat with participants, and conversation history.  

Subject Matter Specific Applications

AutoCAD

  • Architects and engineers use AutoCAD to build digital models of structures, machinery, and other things that are challenging to visualize.

Useful Web Applications

Microsoft Forms

  • Like Google Forms, this tool can be used to create surveys and quizzes.  There is also some interesting Excel integration with Forms.  

OneNote

  • Application used to create cloud synced notebooks.

Video Creation and Sharing

FlipGrid

  • Mobile and web application used to create video reply discussion forums.  Helps foster community building.

Supported

All of the software shown here is part of our official offerings for students, faculty, and staff. We have licenses for each and are able to provide support for their setup and use. Some of this software may also be available for other campus users (alumni, retirees, etc).

Classwork Management

Google Classroom

  • Classroom allows faculty to publish assignments and quizzes for students of a class to engage with.

Moodle (moodle.snc.edu)

  • St. Norbert’s learning management system, Moodle allows faculty to communicate with students, assign work, and manage elements of a course.

Cloud Storage

Google Drive

  • Store any files you’d like to keep.  Files in Google Drive are simple to share with classmates and professors.

Google Drive File Stream

  • Perform automatic syncing of your Google Drive files to your computer.

Conferencing and Instant Messaging

Google Meet

  • Google’s video conferencing application, that allows meeting recording, closed captioning, and chat with participants.  

Google Chat

  • Google’s instant messaging platform, that allows for static conversation history.
  • Chat is also present in the Gmail web application.

Productivity Tools

Google Chrome

  • Google’s web browser. Our supported web tools work best in Chrome.

Google Sheets

  • Application used to manipulate spreadsheets and charts. Multiple people can modify a shared spreadsheet/chart, and see changes in real time.

Google Docs

  • Application used to write documents.  Multiple people can modify a shared document, and see changes in real time.

Google Slides

  • Application used to create slide show presentations.  Multiple people can modify a shared slideshow, and see changes in real time.

Google Keep

  • Google’s notes and reminders application.

Microsoft Office (Microsoft Office Desktop Applications can also be used)

Microsoft Excel

  • Feature rich spreadsheet and chart application.  Multiple people can modify shared spreadsheets or charts, but changes are pulled periodically, rather than dynamically.

Microsoft Word

  • Application used to write documents.  Multiple people can modify shared documents, but changes are pulled periodically, rather than dynamically.

Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Application used to create slide show presentations.  Multiple people can modify shared spreadsheets, but changes are pulled periodically, rather than dynamically.

Subject Matter Specific Applications

Adobe Creative Cloud Applications (Available in Bush Art Center Lab)

  • The suite of Adobe applications, like Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, etc… is available to use.
  • Digital artists use these applications for video editing, photo re-touching, page building, and many more purposes.
  • Apps are only available to use on SNC’s lab computers.  Adobe software on personal devices will need to be purchased (subscribed to) by that student.

ArcGIS

  • A platform for organizations to create, manage, share, and analyze spatial data

Mathematica

  • Professionals use Mathematica to perform advanced mathematical computations and calculations.  

SPSS

  • Researchers use SPSS to model and visualize complex statistical data analysis.

VirtualBox

  • Computer scientists use applications like VirtualBox to virtualize an Operating System to test and develop software.

Useful Web Applications

Gmail

  • Create and send emails, access your calendar to create meetings, and chat with your colleagues.

Google Forms

  • This tool can be used to create surveys and quizzes. Google has procured useful templates to select while creating the form.

Knight Domains - Domain of One’s Own

  • Creating a website can seem like a daunting task.  With knight.domains, you can notch a spot out on the web for yourself, and learn a lot while doing it.

Qualtrics

  • The college uses Qualtrics to conduct surveys of students, alumni, and the public.  Any current student can use Qualtrics to conduct their own surveys for research, engagement, or other academic purposes.

Video Creation and Sharing

WeVideo

  • Web application used to create and edit videos.  

Loom

  • Loom makes screen annotated lecture capture easy.  All captured video is automatically hosted on Loom’s website, and the videos can also be downloaded and distributed as MP4 files.

Additional

While not on our officially supported list, we have experience using the solutions shown here. Often, we've helped certain people on campus with these, even assisted in setting them up and making them work.

Please be aware that since these solutions are not part of our official campus offerings, our ability to provide support may be limited. We're also not necessarily aware of all of the features and costs associated with each. We encourage you to use the links provided to explore the possibilities.

Conferencing and Instant Messaging

Zoom

  • Feature rich video conferencing application that allows for attendee breakout rooms, with many other useful aspects.

Microsoft Teams

  • Microsoft’s instant messaging and conferencing platform, that allows for meeting recording, chat with participants, and conversation history.  

Subject Matter Specific Applications

AutoCAD

  • Architects and engineers use AutoCAD to build digital models of structures, machinery, and other things that are challenging to visualize.

Useful Web Applications

Microsoft Forms

  • Like Google Forms, this tool can be used to create surveys and quizzes.  There is also some interesting Excel integration with Forms.  

OneNote

  • Application used to create cloud synced notebooks.

Video Creation and Sharing

FlipGrid

  • Mobile and web application used to create video reply discussion forums.  Helps foster community building.
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