Technology for Teaching

Effective teaching with technology at Tufts requires you to be familiar with the tools and resources available to you as well as how to use them in the facilities that you are teaching in. Tufts offers a number of tools and resources to support teaching, learning, and scholarly collaboration with technology at Tufts.

Teaching with Technology (TWT) Awards

Each year, Tufts Technology Services (TTS) Educational Technology Services group sponsors the Teaching with Technology (TWT) Awards recognizing effective and creative uses of technology in teaching at Tufts. 

Core Platforms

Canvas

New, university-wide Learning Management System (LMS) to replace Trunk and TUSK.

Canvas

New, university-wide Learning Management System (LMS) to replace Trunk and TUSK.

TUSK

The Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase is a dynamic multimedia knowledge management system supporting teaching and learning at Tufts' health sciences schools.

TUSK

The Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase is a dynamic multimedia knowledge management system supporting teaching and learning at Tufts' health sciences schools.

Blue

Blue is a course evaluation system by eXplorance.

Blue

Blue is a course evaluation system by eXplorance.

Student Information System (SIS)

Provides students with course registration, course catalogs and schedules, financial aid information, grades and transcripts, and more.

Student Information System (SIS)

Provides students with course registration, course catalogs and schedules, financial aid information, grades and transcripts, and more.

Video and Lecture Capture Tools

Learn what tools to use to capture lecture, make short videos, have notes and sketches over a presentation or video. Learn about flipped classroom, how to make studio-quality recordings of lectures, or share videos with or from students.

A/V Services

Request support for classrooms, meetings, and events on all Tufts campuses.

A/V Services

Request support for classrooms, meetings, and events on all Tufts campuses.

Echo360

Record, edit, and publish live lectures and screencasts.

Echo360

Record, edit, and publish live lectures and screencasts.

CaptureSpace Lite

Quickly capture video from your computer screen, webcam, or both and upload to your Canvas course site.

CaptureSpace Lite

Quickly capture video from your computer screen, webcam, or both and upload to your Canvas course site.

Kaltura Tools (Media Gallery and My Media)

Create, upload, organize, and distribute video, audio, and other media for use in Canvas course sites.

Kaltura Tools (Media Gallery and My Media)

Create, upload, organize, and distribute video, audio, and other media for use in Canvas course sites.

WebEx

Host and attend audio and video conferences, presentations, and meetings.

WebEx

Host and attend audio and video conferences, presentations, and meetings.

Discussion Tools

Tufts provides and supports several tools for supporting synchronous and asynchronous discussion with your students. Learn about Trunk's Forums, TUSK's Discussions, Piazza in Trunk, Piazza in Canvas, Trunk Journals Tool and other tools to use.

Other Tools

Poll Everywhere

Send a variety of question types directly to student devices during lectures and get real-time feedback and analysis.

Poll Everywhere

Send a variety of question types directly to student devices during lectures and get real-time feedback and analysis.

VoiceThread

Post video and audio files to spark discussion and collaboration among students.

VoiceThread

Post video and audio files to spark discussion and collaboration among students.

Visual Understanding Environment (VUE)

Organize and visualize interconnected information with this concept mapping application.

Visual Understanding Environment (VUE)

Organize and visualize interconnected information with this concept mapping application.

TurnItIn

Check academic work for plagiarism and incorrect citations.

TurnItIn

Check academic work for plagiarism and incorrect citations.

RefWorks

Manage citations and format bibliographies in scholarly and research papers.

RefWorks

Manage citations and format bibliographies in scholarly and research papers.

Educational Technology User Guides

Tufts Educational Technology Services User Guides made with ScreenSteps, offer user-friendly instructions in a series of text and images. Browse a manual or use the search box to find a specific topic.

Educational Technology Consulting Services
Consult with experts in instructional technology to solve your teaching challenges.