Teaching & Learning Resources

Students and faculty can use a variety of academic technologies and services available from Information Technology Services (ITS) to support and enhance the teaching and learning experience.

  • Accessibility Support – Tools and resources for providing an accessible learning environment for students with disabilities
  • Appointment Calendar – An application that assists Faculty/Advisor-Student appointment scheduling
  • Blackboard Collaborate – Web conferencing, voice and instant messaging tools within Blackboard
  • Blackboard Learn – Northeastern’s learning and course management system
  • Classroom Response System – An interactive means of creating assessments and collecting data in a learning environment
  • Classroom Technology – ITS, through the Academic Technology Services group and the View the Classroom site, provides detailed information about the technology that is installed in classrooms.
  • Classroom Technology Support – ITS support for installed classroom technology, requests for equipment loan, and training
  • Closed Captioning – A service to add transcribed, synchronized captions to Tegrity lecture captures and, with permission, other media materials
  • Digital Media Presentation – ITS assistance for faculty and students with the production of digital media materials
  • E-Portfolio – An interactive, web-based package used to showcase the work and ideas of faculty, staff and students
  • EvaluationKIT – A process for College of Professional Studies students to provide feedback on their educational experiences via anonymous online surveys.
  • Gartner Online Research Library – Access to more than 110,000 documents on more than 1200 topics relating to technology products, services and trends.
  • Learning Object Development – Units of instruction planned and arranged to support learning objectives
  • Lecture Capture – A tool to capture, store, index and view audio and video materials in Blackboard for use anytime and anywhere
  • PlayPosit Interactive Video – Playposit is an online learning environment to create and share interactive video lessons.
  • Qualtrics – A survey tool supports research, teaching and administration by allowing users to create survey instruments, administer surveys, store data and conduct analysis.
  • Respondus – Respondus Campus (Test Creator) is an assessment tool for creating and managing exams. Respondus Lock Down is for students taking exams. Grades are integrated with Blackboard
  • Solstice Device – Solstice enables multiple users to connect simultaneously to a shared display using a range of devices over a WiFi or Ethernet network.
  • TRACE (Teacher Rating and Course Evaluation) – A process for undergraduate day students to provide ratings and evaluations on instructors and courses via online anonymous surveys.

There are also several technologies and services that are available specifically for faculty:

Updated August 2017