Faculty Resources

BGSU offers users a variety of free and discounted software and support, just for being a faculty member! The below list outlines our most commonly requested faculty resources.

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Classroom Support

Classroom Technology Services (CTS) provides training for classroom technology and equipment as well as support for issues in BGSU classrooms.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: No
Business/University Use: YES
 
 

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Turnitin

Turnitin is the originality checking and plagiarism prevention service used by Bowling Green State University.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES
 
 

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MatLab

MatLab allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other languages, including C, C++, C#, Java, Fortran and Python.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES

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Accudemia

Accudemia is a tracking/scheduling software for faculty/tutor/student interactions.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES
 
 
 

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OneDrive

OneDrive provides users with a file storage solution that allows for sharing and collaboration with individuals both on and off campus similar to Dropbox.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: YES
Business/University Use: YES
 
 

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Virus Removal

The Technology Support Center can remove viruses located on personal devices.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: YES
Business/University Use: YES
 
 
 
 

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Top Hat

Top Hat is a classroom engagement and polling software for mobile devices that helps to make teaching fun and effective. Many BGSU instructors require that students have Top Hat installed for use in class.

Cost: TBD
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES

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R

R is a programming language & software environment for statistical computing/graphics. The R language is widely used among statisticians and data miners for developing statistacal software & data analysis.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: Yes 
Business/University Use: YES (Visit our Service Catalog to add to your office device)

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BGSU Blogs

BGSU supports a blogging platform that allows any user or department to create their own blog. The benefits of having your own blog, website, podcast, or portfolio to support your learning activities are endless.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: YES
Business/University Use: YES

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Microsoft Office | Office 365

The Microsoft Office 365 suite includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive and many other Microsoft Office tools. Faculty can install the software on up to five different devices.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: YES 
Business/University Use: YES

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Qualtrics

Qualtrics is an online survey software. The application allows a user to build surveys in which to gain insight into areas including institutional assessment, faculty evaluation and student satisfaction

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES

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Mathematica

Mathematica is a statistical tool used for academic research and teaching. It provides an environment for all areas of technical computing - including neural networks, machine learning, image processing, geometry, data science, etc.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES

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Statistical Analysis System (SAS)

Runs large statistical operations and return data. SAS is installed in many computer labs across campus, but can also be installed on personal machines by  bringing them to the Technology Support Center (TSC).

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES
 

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Hardware Support

The Technology Support Center can perform repairs on personal Dell and Apple devices.

Cost: Warranty services are FREE | Costs for devices not under warranty are TBD
Personal Use: YES 
Business/University Use: YES
 
 
 
 

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Hoonuit

Hoonuit is a web-based training tool created to help address the needs of higher education institutions. It offers an extensive library of professional development and learning resources including video tutorials & skill assessment tools.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: YES 
Business/University Use: YES

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BGLinux

Server for running various Linux applications such as compilers, mathematical packages, and simulations and is intended to serve Bowling Green State University's instructional computing needs.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO
Business/University Use: YES

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EvaluationKIT

EvaluationKIT is an easy-to-use course evaluation and survey software that integrates with Canvas, BGSU’s learning management system (LMS). It includes custom report building and distributing, mobile access and more!

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES

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Data Destruction & Recycling

The TSC can wipe or destroy sensitive data on personal devices. They can also recycle personal devices and accessories.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: YES 
Business/University Use: YES