Instructional Technology

Institutional instructional applications

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With SoftChalk, you can create professional-looking, interactive content without knowing any HTML, or programming. With this software you can easily create engaging, interactive web lessons for Canvas integration. Learn more about using SoftChalk at LLCC.


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YouTube is a video sharing service where users can watch, like, share, comment and upload their own videos. The video service can be accessed on PCs, laptops, tablets and via mobile phones.

Classroom technology and multimedia training

Classroom technology and multimedia equipment support and training are provided by the Academic Innovation & eLearning department. Training sessions on the use of classroom technology and multimedia equipment are listed in the current workshop schedule.

If you would like to schedule individualized training, please contact Gary Bach, instructional technology specialist at 217-786-2345 or

If technical assistance is required for classroom computers or equipment, contact the IT Service Desk at 217-786-2555 or

Multimedia development and production

The department of Academic Innovation & eLearning offers assistance to faculty and staff with multimedia development and production. Support for the following areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Podcasts / Vodcasts / Screen Recording
  • Video Editing & Production
  • Digital Image Editing

For more information on projects involving multimedia development and production, please contact Andy Mitkos at 217-786-2763 or

Please note that projects involving multimedia development and production are subject to approval based on Academic Innovation & eLearning staff schedules and availability, as well as institutional priorities.

The Academic Innovation & eLearning facilities are available to LLCC faculty for support of online & multimedia academic projects and courses. The facilities include:

  • Windows & Mac OS workstations
  • Image & Document Scanning
  • Color & Grayscale Printing

The following software is available for use in the Academic Innovation & eLearning lab:

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Invented by Adobe Systems and perfected over 17 years, Portable Document Format (PDF) is the global standard for capturing and reviewing rich information from almost any application on any computer system and sharing it with virtually anyone, anywhere. Acrobat also helps you reach new levels of productivity by eliminating retyping and allowing you to turn documents into electronic files you can edit, search, and share. Precision OCR technology, advanced layout analysis, and powerful editing tools allow you to quickly turn paper and PDF files into editable electronic documents that look just like the original — complete with text, tables and graphics.

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This screen recording software records mouse movement and other activity from your PC desktop and then allows you to save it as a movie file. This software is useful for creating training presentations, showing websites, walk-throughs, demonstrating software, and turning PowerPoint presentations into movies that can be saved for sharing on the web, CD-Roms and portable media players.

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This is digital video editing software specially designed to give beginners the power to create digital movies from existing digital video footage and to convert VHS video to digital video. (Only available for use on Macintosh computers.)

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Office 365

Office 365 is a cloud-based subscription service that brings together the best tools for the way people work today. By combining best-in-class apps like Excel and Outlook with powerful cloud services like OneDrive and Microsoft Teams, Office 365 lets anyone create and share anywhere on any device.