Educational Technology

Educational Technology consulting, support and training is available for Boston University Medical Campus faculty, staff and students in their exploration, evaluation and use of technology tools and strategies for teaching and learning.

Browse our online resources below, contact us via email/phone, visit us in L-310 or call (617) 358-1111 to request individual assistance.

Send an email to for any edtech service request or to report an incident.

Jana Mulkern, Director of Medical Campus Educational – 617-358-0990
Andrew Zubiri, Educational Technologist – 617-519-8926
Erita Ikonomi, Educational Technologist – 617-358-0142
Grace Morris, Educational Technologist – 617-358-7493
Jack Wolfe, Educational Technologist – 617-358-6565
Scott Amico, Instructional Media Producer/ – 617-358-0156
Tasha Coughlin, Research & Instructional Applications


BUMC IT Educational Technology Training Schedule

Technology Main Features BUMC IT EdTech Tutorials Other Resources
Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Suite of creative design applications, including:
    • Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Animate, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Media Encoder
  • Subscription-based, available for significant discount ($75/year) for Medical Campus faculty & staff
Blackboard Learn
  • Learning Management System
  • Announcements, Assignments, Calendar, Content, Discussion Forums, Tests, Surveys
  • Supports integrations with many of the tools listed below
  • EchoCapture Application for recording flipped classroom content
  • Audio, Video & Screen Recording
  • Blackboard Integration
  • In-person and remote assessments
  • Remote-proctored exams that are audio, video and screen recorded
  • Support for Multiple Choice, True/False, Fill-in-the-Blank/Matching, Essay, and Hotspot Questions
  • Question and Category Statistics on Student Performance
Kaltura MyMedia
  • Kaltura MyMedia is a cloud based video streaming service for delivery of BU-licensed or produced content to authorized viewers.
  • Upload videos with unlimited duration & length
  • Record audio, video & screen share with KalturaCapture App
  • Online video editor & interactive Video Quizzes
  • Embed directly into your Blackboard Course
  • Student Schedule Optimization based on Student Clinical Rotation Preferences
  • Evaluation of Educational Experience by Students
  • Preceptor Evaluations by Students
  • Student Evaluations and Grading
  • Qualitative Data Analysis
PointSolutions (formerly TurningPoint)
  • Audience Response System
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Question Types:
    • Hot Spot
    • Multiple Choice
    • Short Answer
    • Numeric Response
    • True/False
    • Matching
    • Essay
    • Demographic Assignment
    • Priority Ranking


  • Online surveys & polls with many question types
  • Send anonymous or tracked survey links
  • Create data visualizations

(Research Electronic Data Capture)

  • Online application for electronic case report forms (eCRFs) and participant surveys
  • Record status dashboards, repeating (1:many) instruments, multilingual and scheduled surveys
  • Advanced data management features designed for clinical research and enhanced regulatory compliance
  • HIPAA compliant, secure login, audit trail and database backups
  • Provide Feedback on Student Assignment Submissions
  • Plagiarism Detection
  • Blackboard Integration
  • Custom Rubrics Tool
  • Open Source Website Creation Tool
  • Website & Blog Content Management System
  • Online Communication Platform
  • Web-Conferencing
  • Instant Messaging
  • Annotation/Whiteboarding
  • Lecture Recording
  • File Transfer