The Learning Environment Team understands the importance of security and privacy.  We engage in Waterloo’s Privacy and Security Impact Assessment (PSIA) process, as well as work together with the University of Waterloo Privacy Officer and the Information Security Officer to review third-party tools prior to integration with LEARN.  

This page lists the third-party tools that are integrated with LEARN with a brief description of each, and details about what user data is shared between Waterloo LEARN and the third-party tool.


Crowdmark
Crowdmark is a collaborative online grading and analytics platform.

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from Crowdmark.


DecisionSim
DecisionSim™ is a simulation-based learning platform that enhances decision-making by allowing organizations to easily create assessment, education, and training programs that deliver insights and improve outcomes through "real world" engagement.

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from DecisionSim.


iClicker
iClicker is a student and audience response systems for Higher Education, recognized for ease-of-use, reliability, and focus on pedagogy.​

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from iClicker.


MacMillan
Macmillan Learning publishes books and develops digital tools for the education industry. The company offers curriculum solutions, lab solutions, learning management systems, and e-books.

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from MacMillan.


McGraw-Hill
McGraw-Hill Education (MHE) is a learning science company and one of the "big three" educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services for pre-K through postgraduate education.

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from McGraw-Hill.


Mobius
Möbius is a comprehensive online courseware environment that focuses on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from Möbius.


OLI
The Open Learning Initiative (OLI) is a grant-funded group at Carnegie Mellon University, offering innovative online courses to anyone who wants to learn or teach. Our aim is to create high-quality courses and contribute original research to improve learning and transform higher education.

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor). 

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from OLI.


Pearson
Pearson Education (see also Pearson PLC) is a British-owned education publishing and assessment service to schools and corporations, as well as directly to students.

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from Pearson.


peerScholar
peerScholar is an innovative on-line pedagogical tool that supports students' collaboration, learning and reflection.

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from peerScholar.


Piazza
Piazza is a free online gathering place where students can ask, answer, and explore 24/7, under the guidance of their instructors. Used as a discussion tool outside of LEARN.

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from Piazza.


Respondus
Respondus 4.0. A tool for creating and managing exams that can be published directly to learning management systems or printed to paper.

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from Respondus.


TurnitIn
Turnitin is a commercial, Internet-based plagiarism-detection service launched in 1997.

D2L created integration.

LEARN user data shared:  first name, last name, email address (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca)

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from Turnitin.


YouSeeU
YouSeeU is now a global leader in soft skill development for higher education and corporate training. 

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from YouSeeU.


VoiceThread
VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs, using microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload.​

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from VoiceThread.


WileyPlus
WileyPLUS is a research-based online environment for effective teaching and learning. WileyPLUS builds students' confidence because it takes the guesswork out of studying by providing a clear roadmap; what to do, how to do it, if they did it right.

LEARN user data shared: USERID (e.g. jsmith), Role (e.g. student, instructor), username (e.g. jsmith), email (jsmith@uwaterloo.ca), system username (D2L string not your jsmith), system role (student, staff, or instructor).

LEARN has the ability to receive grades from WileyPlus.


LEARN is D2L software, hosted by D2L.  D2L's privacy policy: https://www.d2l.com/security/policies/ 

For more information on LTI, please see: www.imsglobal.org/activity/learning-tools-interoperability

General questions about LEARN privacy should be directed to learnhelp@uwaterloo.ca.  Questions about the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by the university, should be directed to the Privacy Officer at fippa@uwaterloo.ca.  Learn more about Waterloo’s Information and Privacy.