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 617-358-1111 to request individual assistance.

Kenith Wilson, Educational Technologist kenwil@bu.edu . 617-358-6565
Jack Wolfe, Educational Technologist wolfejg@bu.edu . 617-358-0143

Upcoming Educational Technology Trainings at Med Campus

Active Learning at BUMC

Information and training resources are available below for many of our instructional technologies:

Technology Main Features Status Tutorials Resources
Blackboard Learn
  • Learning Management System
Enterprise-wide for BU
Echo360 Cloud
  • Capture Application to Record Flipped Classroom Content
  • Audio, Video & Screen Recording
Enterprise-wide for BU Faculty & Staff
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
Qualtrics
  • Online Surveys
  • Online Polling
Enterprise-wide for BU Faculty, Staff & Students
Skype for Business (PC) & Lync (for Mac)
  • Online Communication Platform
  • Web-Conferencing
  • Instant Messaging
  • File Transfer
  • Lecture Recording
Enterprise-wide for BU Faculty & Staff
TurningPoint8
  • Audience Response System
Enterprise-wide for BU Faculty
Turnitin
  • Provide Feedback on Student Assignment Submissions
  • Plagiarism Detection
  • Blackboard Integration
Enterprise-wide for BU Faculty & Students
WordPress
  • Open Source Website Creation Tool
  • Website & Blog Content Management System
Enterprise-wide for BU
Zoom
  • Online Communication Platform
  • Web-Conferencing
  • Instant Messaging
  • File Transfer
  • Lecture Recording
Individual License Required