Recommended and Supported Technologies

The SPHHP has adopted a number of hardware and software solutions to provide our faculty with the tools necessary in today’s higher education landscape.

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Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing provides functionality for 21st century teaching and learning, such as two-way audio, multi-point video, interactive whiteboard, application and desktop sharing, rich media, breakout rooms and session recording.
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Powerful, yet easy-to-use, Camtasia helps you create professional videos without having to be a video pro. Easily record your on-screen activity or import HD camera video, customize and edit content, and share your videos with viewers on nearly any device.
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We offer services to faculty members who want to create professional-quality video materials for their students.
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Google Drive is a set of free tools which allows multiple people to collaborate on a single document, spreadsheet or presentation at the same time. It’s a great tool for student group projects.
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Simple and free, Jing is a great way to enhance fast-paced online conversations. Create images and videos of what you see on your computer screen, then share them instantly.
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Rooms 108 and 126 in Kimball Tower are equipped with lecture recording equipment. Any faculty member teaching in those rooms can record themselves along with the content which is being displayed on the projector.
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UB faculty, staff and students initiate and conduct virtual conferences, classes or meetings using the communication tool Skype for Business in conjunction with audio and video hardware.
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Combining the simplicity of a whiteboard with the power of a computer, the SMARTboard interactive whiteboard lets you deliver dynamic lessons, write notes in digital ink and save your work – all with the touch of a finger.
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Create engaging presentations with the SMART podium interactive pen display. Open presentations, documents, applications, websites and multimedia files, write notes over them in digital ink and save your work for distribution or later reference.
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Blackboard on UBlearns is the course management system at UB. Instructors can use UBlearns to post syllabi, readings and assignments, as well as communicate via email, virtual chats or discussion boards.