Find digital learning technologies that are integrated into UB Learns, classroom technologies supported in centrally scheduled classrooms and resources for designing course content to take advantage of supported digital and classroom technology.
The campus learning management system employs a number of technology integrations to enhance face-to-face, online, hybrid and hyflex instruction.
The technologies listed here have been integrated with UB Learns by departments, programs, or individual faculty for support of online and seated course instruction. Selecting a technology will display information about the technology and details about student fees and contracting, accessibility, data security, and the steps instructors need to take to access the application within UB Learns.
The technologies listed here are enterprise applications that have been integrated with UB Learns to provide users a seamless integration with their courses. Selecting a technology will display information about the application, details about student fees and contracting, accessibility, data security, and the steps instructors need to take to access the application within UB Learns.
The technologies listed here are being reviewed for integration with UB Learns. The current status of the review will be updated here as it progresses. Review of a teaching technology involves a number of steps managed by the UB Administrative Services procurement process. For more details select the "Request a teaching technology integration" link below.
The technologies listed here have been revmoved from UB Learns or were part of an integration request that failed. Selecting a technology will provide more details of the reason the it has been deprecated. Faculty interested in a deprecated technology are encouraged to select the "Request a teaching technology integration" link below and submit a new request.
The UB Learns portfolio tool will be unavailable for Fall 2023 course sites as it does not meet the University’s required technology standards. In its place we are recommending you use Microsoft Sway for your portfolio needs.
Sway, part of the Microsoft 365 collection, is a browser based application that allows you to:
UB has implemented web conferencing technologies that include persistent chat interfaces that allow for instant messaging during face-to-face, online, hybrid and hyflex instruction.
Centrally scheduled technology classrooms have a minimum standard of available technology managed through a teaching station.
|PC and Monitor ||A PC is enclosed in each teaching station with a screen that is attached to the teaching station. |
|Document Camera ||A document camera is a device that can project and magnify images of objects, paper notes, and transparencies. |
|Projector or Display screen ||A projector is an optical device that projects an image onto a surface, commonly a projection screen. These are mounted on the ceiling. A display screen is similar in technology to a TV screen but differs in size. Display screens are mounted on the walls/ceiling. |
|Wireless display connection ||AirMedia wireless display software allows a user to connect their device to the projector/display screen without plugging into the PC. |
|Button mic for audio capture ||A button mic is permanently installed on the podium in most classrooms and is used to pick up audio for lecture recording. This mic will pick up audio from the area with about 10’ of the mic. |
|HDMI input ||HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a cable for connecting a laptop, tablet or phone to a display screen. Learn more about connecting your device to a classroom display. |
|Audio and speech reinforcement (in classrooms that seat more than 49 students) ||Front-of-room speakers supplemented with ceiling speakers positioned throughout the space. To be used in conjunction with lapel mic (provided) or handheld mic (provided). Learn more about teaching stations at UB. |