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Educational Technology

Educational Technology assistance and training is available to support Boston University Medical Campus faculty in their exploration, evaluation, and use of educational tools that can enhance the classroom experience.

Browse online self-study resources below for many current technologies, or contact the Educational Media Center in L310 or 617-638-4098 to request individual assistance.

Here, find information and/or training resources regarding many of our available instructional technologies:

Quick Resource links for EMC Instructional Technologies

EMC’s Instructional Technologies Portfolio
Description of tools and vendors with fact sheets: EMC EdTech Product Portfolio
Audience Response System: Turning Point (PowerPoint plug-in)


TurningPoint Anywhere (for any application)

Online training and quick tutorials:  http://www.turningtechnologies.com/studentresponsesystems/trainingevents/

Software download (uninstall/upgrade) instructions for PCs users of TurningPoint:  TurningPoint Download (and uninstall) instructions PC users

Download links for TurningPoint & TurningPoint Anywhere: http://www.turningtechnologies.com/studentresponsesystemssupport/downloads/

Sympodium Interactive Pen Display

(now called SMARTpodium)
Online quick tutorial: http://downloads01.smarttech.com/media/trainingcenter/flash/podium/smart_podium.htm

Smart Board Interactive Whiteboard
Online quick tutorial:  http://downloads01.smarttech.com/media/trainingcenter/flash/tws10/touch_write_save_nb10.htm
SmartSync- Synchroneyes Two-page quick reference:  http://downloads01.smarttech.com/media/services/quickreferences/pdf/english/sebasics.pdf

Electronic Document Camera
Product manuals available:  http://www.elmousa.com/download-archive.php

Virtual Microscopy

Vendor site:  http://www.olympusamerica.com/seg_section/seg_vm.asp

Training for the BUSM Virtual Microscopy Web Server is available through the Alumni Medical Library

Jana Mulkern
Instructional Services Manager

Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine