Webcourses@UCF Integrations

Enhancing Webcourses@UCF Using Integrations

Looking for extra tools to enhance your online course? This is a list of custom integrations available to all UCF faculty. These integrations are already available in your course shell. New tools being piloted are implemented upon request.

Curious about Webcourses@UCF Integrations?

Do you want to learn more about the following integrations? Are you interested in using one of these integrations in your online course? Please fill out our Webcourses@UCF Custom Integrations form to begin a conversation with a CDL team member.

Assignment Editor

Materia Icon Materia This tool allows direct access between Materia and Webcourses@UCF. Materia is a platform for creating customizable games and study tools for online courses. Examples include Hangman, Word Search, Matching, and Adventure.
Obojobo icon ObojoboThis integration allows direct access from the online course to Obojobo. With Obojobo, you can create focused learning objects that can be presented to students in your online course. The learning objects created in Obojobo can be linked to the gradebook in Webcourses@UCF for automatic grading.

Course Navigation Menu

Quiz Extensions icon Quiz Extensions This tool makes it quick to accommodate accessibility requests for longer quiz durations on timed quizzes in Webcourses@UCF. You can only apply extra time to existing quizzes with this tool.
ProctorHub icon ProctorHub This tool is designed to assist with identity authentication and help curb cheating in online exams. The integration uses the student’s webcam technology to authenticate the identity of the student taking the test with the official ID photo in the university system. Then, the integrations captures and generates a video of the student during the test-taking process. Faculty can confidentially review the recorded video.
UDOIT Icon UDOIT This tool enables faculty to identify accessibility issues in Webcourses@UCF. It will scan a course, generate a report, and provide resources on how to address common accessibility issues. In many cases, it will enable you to easily fix the issue.

Profile Navigation Menu

Class Photos Icon Class Photos This tool allows you to view and print a class roster, complete with student head shots, for each of the courses you are teaching.
Action Icons Action Icons This tool allows you to insert directional icons into a course that instruct students to “Do This”, “Read This”, and “Watch This”. Action icons are eye-catching images that help call attention to important information and enhance the visual appeal of your course pages.
Templater Icon Templater This tool allows you to embed Webcourses@UCF template pages into your course with one click. These template pages are an excellent start for creating course content. Select the template you want and customize the content for use in your online course.
QuickSearch Lite Icon QuickSearch Lite Without leaving the learning management system interface, this tool allows you to search the UCF Libraries database for full text articles and automatically embed the static link into your course content. Students have full access to the embedded articles without navigating away from Webcourses@UCF.
Video Embedded icon Video Embedder This tool allows you to easily embed custom videos produced with the assistance of CDL and housed in http://video.ucf.edu into your course pages.
Zapt icon Zapt This tool converts your DOCX or HTML files into Webcourses@UCF Pages. Please contact Webcourses@UCF Support at webcourses@ucf.edu to have the ZAPT integrations enabled in your courses.

Currently Being Piloted

Student Performance Dashboard Icon Student Performance Dashboard This tool helps students understand their current scores in a course as well as estimate the impact of their performance on upcoming assignments. Students can also get an idea of their performance compared to the overall performance of the rest of the class and infer possible strategies they can employ to improve.

Award Winning Tools and Integrations

  • ProctorHub IMS App Challenge Winner 2016
  • UDOIT Campus Technology Innovator 2016
  • Action Icons IMS App Challenge Winner 2016
  • UDOIT OLC Effective Practice Award Winner 2015
  • QuickSearch Lite IMS App Challenge Winner 2015
  • Obojobo WCET Outstanding Work Award Winner 2013

Institutionally Licensed Third-Party Integrations

These integrations are available in Webcourses@UCF. However, please note: UCF technical support is not available for third-party integrations with the exception of Panopto.

  • Cengage MindLinks  Links Webcourses@UCF sections to publisher content. May require students to purchase online content from Cengage.
  • Piazza – An augmented communications tool provided by Canvas.
  • Panopto Video  This integration is for the Panopto lecture capture system.
  • Twitter –  Integrate a Twitter stream into your online course.
  • i>clicker – Integrate i>clicker services into your course.
  • Redirect Tool – Add a custom navigation tab in the course navigation menu.

Request an Integration

If you are aware of an integration that could add to existing features within Webcourses@UCF, or have a specific need that could be developed in-house, please fill out the Request an Integration form to begin the review process.