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 is 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

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Canvas for Faculty

Canvas for Students



INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY TOOLKIT

calendarAcademic Technology Workshop Calendar

Find instructional technology workshops (Canvas/Panopto/Respondus etc) on our calendar.  Are you look for training on Google, MS Office, Adobe and other office technologies? Access Atomic Learning (Hoonuit) video repository and search for your topic.

Accessability resources

Accessibility Resources: We are committed to providing the 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

Canvas, our Learning Management System: Canvas is the LMS for the Morgan community. Find tutorials and best practices for faculty, staff and students. Canvas enables you to add content, videos, tests, and assignments, and also has communication tools to support learning for all.  Canvas Information for Faculty || Canvas Information for Students

multimedia for learning

Multimedia for Learning:

Panopto Video: Create simple, pro-quality multimedia presentations for students, staff, and peers. Record & Go Studio - Use ATS's studio to produce your instructional or training videos.

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

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

Teach Online resources

Web Conference/Virtual Classroom: Use Big Blue Button to facilitate synchronous sessions, hold virtual office hours, or record your presentation. Big Blue Button is available for Canvas courses.  Google Meet is another tool available for virtual meetings.

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.

technology guides and resources

Technology Guides: Technical instructions for Adobe Connect, Canvas, Classroom lecterns (Communications, Business, and Behavioral Science), Panopto.

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

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