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Help with KU tools

This page provides links to KU-supported tools for teaching and learning, along with how-to resources for creating, organizing and managing your course. It also provides links to material for approaching online learning in various disciplines.



KU's learning management system. Preferred choice for providing resources online and sending announcements to students in a course.


A tool that uses artificial intelligence for grading. Faculty can gain access by creating an account with their KU email address or by adding Gradescope to Blackboard.


Video streaming and hosting software that includes an express capture option for quickly recording yourself from a web browser. Can be accessed by faculty, students and staff.

Video overview


Asynchronous tool for sharing presentations and allowing students to comment with video, audio or text.


KU's videoconferencing tool. Any employee can schedule a meeting with up to 300 people once they have signed in at kansas.zoom.us. Students can set up Zoom meetings to work with classmates, but this free options is limited to 40-minute sessions.