The Office of Educational Technology provides several resources to support your teaching, whether it's by pairing you with an instructional designer to help you create videos that enhance lessons, or by providing you with access to important software.
Below are a few of the Technologies and links to support pages to help instructors who are using or considering using technology in their teaching. Click below to find out more about these tools.
Blackboard is a Web-based platform used to deliver course materials to enhance both teaching and learning experiences. Working in a password-protected environment, faculty and students are able to post and access course materials, make use of discussion groups, email and many related course management tools - anytime and anywhere
PlayPosit for Instructors
PlayPosit is a platform to create and share interactive video lessons.
VoiceThread for Instructors
VoiceThread is a new type of multimedia discussion board that allows instructors and students to share images, documents, PowerPoint presentations,PFDs, videos and audio files. Instructors and students can then participate in the discussion by leaving feedback/ comments using a microphone, webcam, text, phone and file uploads. Participants can also use VoiceThread's doodle tool to illustrate their point.
SoftChalk for Instructors
SoftChalk Cloud is a platform that makes it easy to create interactive websites to improve student teaching and learning. SoftChalk also allows you to host and share your websites (lessons)
Respondus 4.0 is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published to Blackboard. Exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment, or moved between different learning systems. Whether you are a veteran of online testing or relatively new to it, Respondus 4 will save you hours on each project.