General Academic Technology Support
Whether you're looking to have your students build websites, do live polling in class or talk more to each other online, Stanford Introductory Studies offers a range of technical and pedagogical collaboration opportunities. Learn more about Stanford Introductory Studies Academic Technology Support or contact your Academic Technology Specialist Beth Seltzer to learn more or to set up a consultation.
Stanford Introductory Studies also maintains a loan pool with cables, dongles, presentation clickers, cameras, microphones, and more. Contact Beth Seltzer to learn more or to reserve equipment.
You will most likely use Canvas regularly—it’s the central course space where students will go to check on the syllabus and find course materials, and it can also serve as a hub for announcements and course discussions. Access your Canvas course sites at canvas.stanford.edu.
- Canvas QuickStart Guide from VPTL (Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning)
- Thinking Matters-specific Tips and Tricks: See the "THINK Demo" course to access Canvas orientation materials designed for Thinking Matters Fellows.
- Canvas Special and Advanced Features (Tech Coordinator Workshops)
- Stanford University Copyright Reminder
Tech Coordinators Meeting Archives
- Copyright (5/20/19)
- Canvas: Special Features Edition (5/6/19)
- Knight Lab and the Rise of Pretty Digital Assignments (4/22/19)
- Poll Everywhere Cheat Sheet (2/12/19)
Stanford offers various options for personal sites, including Stanford Domains, which lets you relatively easily take over web hosting of your site when you leave. Schedule a consultation with Beth Seltzer for more information!
Animated Tech Tutorials
From the Thinking Matters archives, still useful!
CANON Video Camera Tutorial
Wireless Remote Tutorial
SMART Board Tutorial
Explain Everything™ Quick Tour
Explain Everything™ Module 1: Creating a Project + Design Tools
Explain Everything™ Module 2: Recording + Exporting