Educational Technology

Educational Technology 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 for many current technologies, or contact the Educational Media Center in L310 or (617) 358-1111 to request individual assistance.

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | Quick Help Videos | Request a Training Session

Technology Main Features Status Tutorials Resources
Blackboard Learn
  • Learning Management System
  • Announcements, Assignments, Calendar, Content, Discussion Forums, Tests/Surveys
Enterprise-wide for BU
Echo360 Cloud
  • Capture Application to Record Flipped Classroom Content
  • Audio, Video & Screen Recording
  • Blackboard Integration
Enterprise-wide for BU Faculty & Staff
  • In-person and remote proctored secure assessments
Department license required
Kaltura / MyMedia
  • My Media, an enterprise video platform, is a cloud based video streaming service for delivery of BU-licensed or produced content to authorized viewers. 
Enterprise-wide for BU Faculty, Staff & Students
  • Online Surveys
  • Online Polling
Enterprise-wide for BU Faculty, Staff & Students
  • Audience Response System
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Question Types:
    • Hot Spot
    • Multiple Choice
    • Short Answer
    • Numeric Response
    • True/False
    • Matching
    • Essay
    • Demographic Assignment
    • Priority Ranking
Enterprise-wide for BU Faculty
  • Provide Feedback on Student Assignment Submissions
  • Plagiarism Detection
  • Blackboard Integration
Enterprise-wide for BU Faculty & Students
  • Open Source Website Creation Tool
  • Website & Blog Content Management System
Enterprise-wide for BU
  • Online Communication Platform
  • Web-Conferencing
  • Instant Messaging
  • Annotation/Whiteboarding
  • Lecture Recording
  • File Transfer
Enterprise-wide for BU