An Instructional Technology Tool Summary, prepared for Fall 2020. This page has sections describing different modalities and includes a comparison table of instructional technology options.

Description: Courses that are taught face-to-face and/or assigned to a classroom

Tools:

Description: Courses that are taught remotely in synchronous fashion

Tools:

Description: Courses that are taught remotely with content prepared asynchronously

Tools:

Description: Courses that have a primary face-to-face component, but also rely on delivering materials remotely

Tools:

Description: Courses that are taught fully online through CSU Online

Tools:

Description: Additional tools for handling additional collaboration, video, or other use cases.

Use cases:

ComparisonsECHO360MS TEAMSZOOMKALTURA (COB & CSUOnline Only)
Synchronous MeetingsYes; view-only live streamYesYesNo
Synchronous interactive office hoursNoYesYesNo
Classroom CaptureYes; in equipped classroomsSelf-recordLicensed version - self-record; free version - noNo
Personal RecordingYesYesYesYes
Breakout RoomsNoComing Fall 2020Licensed - yesNo
Auto-CaptioningYesYesNo. Licensed version allows manual-typing captions or using a 3rd party add-onYes
WhiteboardNoYesYesNo
LicensesCSU site licenseCSU site licenseNo site licenseCOB & CSUOnline only
SupportCSU & VendorCSU & VendorVendorCOB / CSUOnline only & Vendor
Integrated with CanvasYes; instructor enables link in Canvas course; students do not need to sign in to echoPartial; instructors set share permissions on videos for class; students sign in to Teams to participate or view; instructor adds video link to Canvas courseNoYes
Can upload existing videos to share with classYesYesNo Yes