Technology Services collaborates with departments and other units to design, install, and support teaching and presentation equipment in campus locations.
Blackboard Collaborate is web conferencing software that allows for synchronous online sessions within courses through a Learning Management System (LMS) such as Illinois Compass or Moodle.
Technology Services provides and supports teaching and presentation equipment in general assignment classrooms. Free technology training and help is available for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
Technology Services maintains a number of computer labs across campus, sometimes referred to as Instructional Computing Services (ICS) Labs. General use computer labs provide reliable computer and printing access to students, faculty, and staff. Classroom labs also provide instructors with reliable computer access, current software, on-site help, audiovisual equipment, and collaboration stations.
Technology Services supports the Course Explorer web application, which provides a user interface for viewing course schedules and general education requirements. The Course Explorer is backed by a publicly available web API which encourages the targeted extraction of the aforementioned data from campus and departmental applications.
eText is a digital book textbook platform that can embed multimedia, notes, and assignments directly into a digital textbook. eText content can be used with any computer, tablet, or phone. All content is accessible to students with visual and hearing impairments.
Technology Services Software Services provides a web-based storefront for the purchase of campus eText offerings. Questions or issues regarding the purchase of eTexts may be directed to the WebStore at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding the use or support of eTexts should be directed to eText@illinois.edu.
As the online learning management system for Illinois, Illinois Compass 2g lets students, faculty, and staff check grades, submit assignments, and store and download instructional and training materials. It is possible to use Illinois Compass 2g from any computer, tablet or phone.
Kaltura is a media hosting platform that allows students, faculty, and staff to share multimedia within a secure campus environment. Content can be shared with the world or restricted to specific users by NetID. The Kaltura platform allows for a self-service YouTube like interface, and offers integrated screen and webcam recording. Illinois Media Spaces, a campus media sharing platform, is powered by Kaltura. Kaltura is integrated with Compass 2G and Learn@Illinois, allowing you to use the same interface and see media you own across campus platforms.