Academic Technology Services at MSU

Instructional Technology: ATS

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 multimediay, and professional development. 

We're here to help you:

  • Enhance your course with technology
  • Increase online accessibility
  • Engage students online and in person.

Coming This Month

Faculty Institute
Thur. August 9, 7:30 - 2:00

Visit the Tech Table at the Faculty Institute. Learn about our upcoming workshops, meet our staff, and create an On the Go Recording. What is that, you ask? Visit our table to learn more!

Our Record & Go Studio is a high-quality recording studio, featuring: professional quality lighting, studio-quality audio, and HD video, and presentation capture. This studio is powered by Panopto, and available to the entire MSU community! Use it to create and host top-quality multimedia productions. Learn Panopto and the Record & Go Studio...

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY TOOLKIT

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Academic Technology Workshop Calendar
ATS workshops include Blackboard, G Suite & Google Apps, Panopto, Respondus, and effective teaching with multimedia.

Accessability resources

Accessibility Resources: Accessibility resources, like ReadSpeaker, enable learners to listen to any text content or online document.

LMS

 Blackboard Learning Management System: Blackboard (Bb)is our 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.