Academic Technology Services at MSU

Academic Technology Services

Academic Technology Services

We provide support for the innovative and imaginative use of technologies to strengthen teaching, learning, and scholarship here at Morgan. Our team are experts in instructional design, educational multimedia, and professional development. 

We're here to help you:

  • Enhance your course with technology
  • Increase online accessibility
  • Engage students online and in person
  • Create engaging training materials

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY TOOLKIT

calendarAcademic Technology Workshop Calendar

Find instructional technology workshops (Blackboard/Panoptp/Respondus etc) on our calendar.  We provide self-paced training for Google, MS Office, Adobe and other office technologies via our Atomic Learning (Hoonuit) video repository.

Accessability resources

Accessibility Resources: We are committed to providing resources needed to create accessible content.  This section contains resources for creating accessible material as well as the accessibility statements for third party software services we utilize.

LMS

 Blackboard Learning Management System: Blackboard (Bb)is the LMS for the Morgan community. Find tutorials and best practices for faculty and students alike. Bb offers services, analytics, and communication tools to support learning for all.

24/7 Online Tutoring: Integrated in the Bb Learning Management System is Smarthinking; an online tutoring service that features live tutors in dozens of academic subjects, and an online writing center. 

multimedia for learning

Multimedia for Learning:

Panopto Video: Create simple, pro-quality multimedia presentations for students, staff, and peers.

NBC Learn: A collection of more than 19,000 videos, documents, and images that can be incorporated into lectures and online courses.

Atomic Learning: Online video training library. Quickly search videos that provide answers to many of your questions and learn at your own pace!

Teach Online resources

Teach Online

Learn to Teach Online: This 3-week online workshop gives you the skills needed to teach an online, blended, or hybrid course. The course is facilitated by a seasoned instructional designer an attentive educator.

Virtual Classroom: Use Blackboad Collaborate Ultra to facilitate synchronous sessions, hold virtual office hours, invite off-site participants, or record your presentation. Use with Balckboard or in Google Chrome browser.

technology guides and resourcesTechnology Guides: Technical instructions for Adobe Connect, Blackboard, new classroom lecterns (Communications, Business, and Behavioral Science), Panopto Focus, Microsoft Office, and the Ingeniux CMS.

Useful Resources for Teaching and Learning
Faculty Focus: Monthly articles on effective student centered instruction.