Use Technology for Courses for Instructors
With University academic technology tools, you can create and teach, or learn, with online resources in face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses.
All Services & Technologies
Record presentations, screen capture, lectures, and meetings using your computer or mobile device and share with others.
Course Management System (Canvas & Related Software)
Create and teach with online course sites that can include activities and materials, such as discussions, forums, gradebook, polls, presentations, quizzes, and more.
Explore new and emerging academic technologies with ATSS to understand their value, highlight areas of innovation at the University and externally, and provide evidence-based recommendations for advancing select technologies to enterprise-level delivery.
Support for Teaching with Technology
Host scheduled and ad hoc online meetings with one person or an entire group.
Ask Minnie, a new chatbot for UMN instructors. The more you ask, the smarter it gets!
- guide students through a process and show how it changes over time,
- can be more effective than a live demonstration, as it allows all viewers to see a close up view,
You can use a variety of tools for sending messages to a group. We have outlined solutions, rated them for effort required, and have identified key considerations.
Compare the University technologies available for sending emails to groups.
This self-help guide walks you through the process of planning, creating, and using methods of assessment and evaluation in Canvas.
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Instructors often use classroom discussions to promote sharing and ideas about a subject matter. Sometimes, discussions can become rote and tedious, or engage only one or a few students and the instructor. Online...
Experts & Communities
Course & Media Productio
Academic Technology Support Services (ATSS) has a team of academic technologists, video and media producers, instructional designers, and project managers ready to work with faculty and instructors to design or explore options to improve teaching and learning practices through the use of technology.