Teaching & Learning

Blackboard, Classrooms & AV Equipment, Computer Labs, lynda.com, UWinsite Student, mySuccess (Orbis) Portal, ARC1 Unix Server

Services (17)

Blackboard Learn

Blackboard is the Learning Management System (LMS) that the University of Windsor supports. It is a robust system with several communication tools including Announcements, Discussions, and a Virtual Classroom called Blackboard Collaborate Ultra; multiple assessment options such as Tests and Assignments; and interactive tools including Journals, Blogs, Discussions and Wiki.

Self-directed Learning (LinkedIn Learning)

LinkedIn Learning is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. It contains an extensive video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts

Classroom AV Equipment

University classrooms are equipped with audio-visual equipment to assist instructors with the delivery of academic materials. Faculty, staff and students can order equipment for their class or event to fulfill AV requirements for rooms without integrated media systems.

UWinsite Student

Launched November 2018, UWinsite Student is the University of Windsor’s student information platform that replaced the legacy Student Information System commonly known on campus as SIS, Forte, or myUWindsor.ca. Used primarily by students, faculty and staff, UWinsite Student also serves applicants and alumni.

mySuccess (Orbis) Portal

mySuccess is the University of Windsor’s platform to support career and experiential education.

UWin Account

Your UWin Account is your personal digital identification for accessing a number of on-line services at the University of Windsor. A valid and active UWin Account is required of everyone associated with the University of Windsor who plans on using any of the IT systems and services.

Scantron Test Scoring

The Scantron software and hardware is used for computerized test scoring. An on-line service request form must be filled out prior to coming to Operations Service Counter.

Scantron Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET)

The Scantron software and hardware is used for Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET). An on-line service request form for your departmental submission must be filled out prior to coming to Operations Service Counter.

General Purpose Computer Labs

I.T. Services is responsible for maintaining several computer labs across campus.

Engineering Computer Labs

The Faculty of Engineering has three physical computer labs located in the Centre for Engineering Innovation. For summer semester 2020, the ECS Virtual Lab has been setup for engineering students and faculty to access engineering software using Windows Virtual Desktop.

Academic & Research Computing (ARC1) Unix Server

The University of Windsor maintains a Unix server named ARC1 (which stands for Academic and Research Computing). It offers a number of Unix applications as well as some analytical programs.

Audio Conferencing

Audio conferencing is the practice of connecting multiple called parties on a single audio conference call, with multiple lines connected through a conferencing bridge.

Continuing Education Registration

Something for everyone - UWindsor's Continuing Education offers workshops, seminars, certificates and more. With minimal pre-requisites for most of our classes, we are open to the community and industry alike.

uView Video Streaming

uView is a user-friendly system for uploading and sharing videos related to the University, teaching and learning, and research.

Video Conferencing

Videoconferencing is an interactive tool that combines the use of video, computing, and communications technologies to allow people in different locations to meet face-to-face to conduct a conference. The University has four classrooms and five boardrooms equipped with videoconferencing, as well as a video bridge which can accommodate 24 sites.

Classroom Database

A listing of University classrooms including pictures and details on seating capacity, lighting, audio-visual equipment, and more.

Request for Access to Blackboard Sites (Faculty, Administration and Staff Only)

Request for access to single or multiple Blackboard sites for Faculty, Administration and Staff Only.
NOTE: This form is not meant to be completed by students seeking access to their registered courses’ Blackboard sites as the visibility of those sites are controlled by the instructors. If after contacting your instructor you are still having access issues, please submit a Blackboard ticket instead. http://www.uwindsor.ca/bbhelp