Links to resources supporting virtual teaching and learning at Lindenwood University.
Virtual Computer Labs
Lindenwood IT Virtual Computer Labs provide students access to University licensed software. For more information, go to the Virtual Computer Labs IT Application Page.
Lindenwood University utilizes Canvas as its Learning Management System. Faculty deliver coursework and materials to students via Canvas.
Canvas Conferences / Big Blue Button
Canvas Conferences is an integrated video conferencing system that allows faculty members to schedule and launch synchronous video/audio conferences supporting teaching and learning directly in Canvas. The following resources are available to aid you in using Canvas Conferences/Big Blue Button to connect with students.
- 90 Second Canvas Conferences/Big Blue Button Tutorial – Lindenwood Online provides a 90 second review on how to schedule and start a conference.
- Big Blue Button Tutorials – Video tutorials on how to use the various features and application functions provided by Canvas Conferences/Big Blue Button.
- Big Blue Button FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions regarding Canvas Conferences/Big Blue Button functionality.
Office 365 is a cloud-based email, calendaring and collaboration service, hosted by Microsoft. Office 365 lets you access your Lindenwood email, calendar, address book, and tasks on any computer through a web browser. You can also use a desktop email client or a mobile device to access your Office 365 email and calendar.
Microsoft Teams is a comprehensive collaboration platform delivered through Lindenwood University’s Office 365 environment. Microsoft Teams allows users to conduct chat, audio, and video conferencing with faculty, staff, students, and outside participants. Microsoft Teams is accessible either through a web browser, desktop, or mobile application. To access teams through a web browser, logon to http://teams.microsoft.com using your Lindenwood University user ID and password.
The following resources are available to aid in using Microsoft Teams to connect with faculty, staff, and students. Please note that Microsoft Teams is a great resource for scheduling and conducting 1:1 meetings with faculty, staff, advisees and students.
- Schedule and Start a Video Meeting
- Create Instant Meeting with Meet Now
- Microsoft Teams - Comprehensive Training Resources from Microsoft
If you require ADOBE Creative Cloud Software for your courses, please contact your faculty or the helpdesk for further instruction.
OnTheHub - Discounted software available to Lindenwood University students, faculty, and staff.
Lindenwood IT is working to provide additional software resources to students impacted by the COVID-19 virtual learning environment transition. Please check back regularly for updated resources.
The following resources may be used to acquire computer hardware to support your education at Lindenwood University.