Educational Technology

IT professionals use Active Directory (AD) class rosters to control student access to electronic resources based on a student’s enrollment in courses and major for every term, course, section, and division. 
 

Technology Services collaborates with departments and other units to design, install, and support teaching and presentation equipment in campus locations.

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.

You can view a list of the buildings that contain Integrated Teaching Systems (ITS) classrooms maintained by ClassTech.

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 webstore@illinois.edu. 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.

Students, faculty, and staff use the Illinois Wiki, which is a web-based application, to easily create, edit, and store content in a collaborative online environment.

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.

We assist faculty with integrating media into their course curriculum while also training them and their students on using media.

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