Academic Technology refers to technology tools and applications that are used to support learning. The use of technology in an online courses is an essential element. The resources below will assist faculty in determining which technology to include in their courses and how to utilize technology tools to identify higher order thinking activities.

The Seven Principles for Good Practice is a foundational element in teaching. Incorporating technology into teaching should be done in a way that is consistent with the best practices and principles of good teaching. The following resources explain the "how" and the "why" of utilizing technology in teaching.

Review Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as a Lever, and Bloom's Digital Taxonomy below.

Seven Principles for Good Practice

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy

Canvas by Instructure

Canvas is the learning management system (LMS) used here at UAB. All online, blended, or hybrid courses are hosted in this environment. Training opportunities are available on all of the Academic Technologies listed. Click to view upcoming training opportunities.

Approved Supported Technology

Here is a list of academic technology used here at UAB. Note: This list represents what is used campus wide, and does not include technology tools that individual departments may use. To review the list of academic technologies, visit the Academic Technologies page.

Schedule a Technology Training Session

Training opportunities are available on all of the Academic Technologies listed. Contact the Innovative Learning Design Team to schedule training.

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