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Are you getting your class ready for the spring semester? Will you be teaching in a new space or are you interested in incorporating technology into your lectures and assignments? Check out some of the services OIT provides for faculty and instructors. All this information, and more, is available on the newly updated Instructional Support webpages.

Classroom Support 

Classroom Technology website – See our classrooms.utk.edu website for resources and links to training on how to use the Cynap, document camera, and other classroom technology to best suit your teaching style. 

Clickers and Personal Response System – learn how to set up Point Solutions by Turning using the asynchronous training available on Canvas. 

Panopto – get resources on recording with Panopto for yourself and your students. 

Zoom – see how to log onto Zoom (LiveOnline@UT) and get help with your meetings and recordings. Learn how to use it for video conferencing and screen/application sharing in your online or blended class. 

Instructional Support 

Canvas – get information on using our learning management system, Canvas. Also, be sure to sign up for the Canvas listserv to stay up to date on Canvas announcements. 

Universal Design for Learning – our Faculty Fellow, Bob DuBois, is available for one-on-one consultations on how to apply UDL principles in your coursework. 

Research Support 

Research Computing Support – get help with planning your research, acquiring data, analyzing data, and reporting results. 

HPSC – get support with your High Performance & Scientific Computing needs.  

Training 

Live webinars and workshops – go to our workshop site to see all the training opportunities available to you. 

Asynchronous Online Training – check out the asynchronous training available for you and your students on our online training page. 

Remember, OIT staff are available for one-on-one consultations any time. Just contact the OIT HelpDesk online or by phone at 865-974-9900.