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.

Jack Wolfe, Educational Technologist III – – 617-358-6565

Andrew Zubiri, Educational Technologist III – – 617-519-8926

Erita Ikonomi, Educational Technologist II – – 617-358-0142

Jana Mulkern, Director of Medical Campus Educational Technology – – 617-358-0990

BUMC IT Educational Technology Training Schedule

Technology Main Features EdMedia 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
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
  • 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