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Learn about instructional technology options to enhance your UC San Diego courses.

Educational Technology Services helps facilitate teaching and learning in service of the University’s educational mission, with a commitment to quality, collaboration, customer focus, innovation, and inclusiveness.

See Classroom Technology to learn about equipment information, laptop connections and classroom help.

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Podcasts

Podcasts can improve lesson retention and allow for further review and study. Create an audio recording of your lectures with the option of including visuals from your computer or the room’s document camera. General assignment classrooms are equipped to record and upload podcasts for immediate playback through a web browser or playback device. Visit podcast.ucsd.edu to access current course podcasts and find information about podcasting your course.

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TritonEd Learning Management System

Track course information, materials, assignments, and grades on the campus learning management system. Visit TritonEd.ucsd.edu.

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CInfo

Submit a Course Software and Lab Information (CInfo) request to supplement your course with computer lab time, access to specialty software, additional data storage, or the use of media in course assignments. Visit cinfo.ucsd.edu for more information and to make a request.

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Instructional Computing for Courses

Request new hardware and software, facility modifications, and instructional resources that are not already available with an Instructional Computing Plan. Departments submit proposals in February for the following academic year. Contact Educational Technology Support for more information.

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GoVirtual

Access popular University-licensed software on a personal computer anywhere there is a broadband Internet connection. Visit GoVirtual.ucsd.edu.

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Google Apps for Courses

Utilize Google Apps for Education to share course materials, communicate, and collaborate with students on the class roster. Visit Google Apps at UC San Diego.

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i>clicker

Assess student comprehension through personal clicker units that allow students to instantly transmit responses to your questions. The no-cost service includes setup help and training. Visit clickers.ucsd.edu.

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Instructional Videos

Supplement your course materials with video. Achieve professional results with video techniques like green screen and the unique Learning Glass recording system. Professional scripting, video editing, and captioning services are included. Visit instructionalvideos.ucsd.edu.

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Learning Glass

Create instructional videos using an award-winning technology that records instructor lessons and notations through a glass board. The result is a more natural delivery of lesson concepts that increases student engagement. Learn more about the Learning Glass.

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Presentation Station

Create your own videos with a state-of-the-art computer capture station. Include slides, screenshots or web pages. You can add annotations, graphics, music, narration and put a face to the voice with a professional webcam. Take the finished video with you on a USB drive. Visit presentationstation.ucsd.edu.

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Media & Video Assignment Support

Provide your students with access to the cameras and video production equipment they need to complete course assignments. Media professionals are also available to help instructors integrate video into course assignments. Visit medialab.ucsd.edu.

Campus Technology Advisors

Digital Technology Resource Advisors (DTRAs) are facilitators who help you navigate the complex IT environment to find the technology and resources you need for research and instruction. They can help you with private and public cloud solutions, storage and management of research data, high-speed network connections, and more.

DTRAs also offer hands-on integration support for demos and proof-of-concept to show your ideas to granting agencies. Services are provided free of charge by IT Services Research IT.

Visit research-it.ucsd.edu or email research-it@ucsd.edu for information.

Event Support

Rent sound systems, request an event photographer, set up live video streaming, or record conferences, guest speakers, and other special events for video. Visit mediaservices.ucsd.edu.

Audiovisual Systems Design & Installation

Department conference and classroom systems are individually designed by UC San Diego AV design professionals to work for your space. Visit AV Design & Installation for more information.