The Center for Online Learning, Teaching and Technology

UTPA Supported Software Handouts

Below is a list of available handouts for UTPA supported software specific to learning online.



ConnectYard provides a completely private and secure, social engagement platform that allows for anytime, anywhere communication and collaboration across a variety of social and mobile technologies, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and SMS (text, picture and video messaging).

ConnectYard Handout

Download App for Mac Computers 

Download Exe for Windows Computers


SafeAssign is a plagiarism prevention service, offered by Blackboard to its Blackboard Learning System Enterprise, Vista Enterprise and CE Enterprise clients. This service helps educators prevent plagiarism by detecting unoriginal content in student papers. In addition to acting as a plagiarism deterrent, it also has features designed to aid in educating students about plagiarism and importance of proper attribution of any borrowed content.

SafeAssign Handouts


Tegrity Campus records class time and course content for students to watch live, or review on-demand.

Tegrity Handouts