Supported Technologies

The Teaching and Learning Studio of the Innovative Learning Institute supports faculty use of a wide range of academic technologies in online, blended, and campus courses. Click on any of the technologies below to access current documentation, tutorials, and best practices.
  • myCourses


    The RIT course management system allows instructors to use the online environment to post course-related information, interact with students, and conduct classes in a secure environment.

  • Adobe Connect

    Adobe Connect

    is a web-based communication tool that allows faculty and students to quickly and easily share presentations, desktops and other materials over the Internet using the familiar PowerPoint application and Adobe Flash format. Connect has robust collaboration tools for discussion, whiteboard and text chat.

  • Clipboard


    is a highly sophisticated, yet easy-to-use, online survey system. Online Learning has created this tool for campus-wide use. All RIT faculty and staff are free to use this system.

  • iClicker


    or as they are referred to at RIT, "clickers" are wireless keypads that can be used to gauge the level of understanding from a large audience within seconds.

  • Respondus


    is a quiz management system for Microsoft Windows/Vista which allows you to manage question and quiz libraries and then generate print quizzes for use in a face to face class or export those same quizzes for use online through myCourses.

  • RIT Wiki

    RIT Wiki

    The RIT Confluence Wiki is a collection of wiki spaces owned by faculty and staff at RIT. Wikis are group-editable websites that present various opportunities for improving group productivity and information sharing, and are ideal for fast and easy collaboration among groups of all sizes.

Other Technologies

The Teaching and Learning Studio offers best practices and guidelines for teaching using these technologies. For technical documentation and support, please use the linked resources provided by the vendor. No site licenses are provides for these technologies, users must purchase the software or make arrangements with their department.
  • Camtasia Studio

    Camtasia Studio

    is an application that records desktop images, webcam video, audio. It also provides a robust set of editting tools so that the finished videos can include transition effects, text callouts, and other engaging media components. Faculty can use Camtasia to create simple videos on their desktop for use in flipped or online classes.

  • Snagit


    is an application that records desktop images and sounds and saves them as a video file. Faculty can use SnagIt to create simple videos on their desktop for use in flipped or online classes.