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Instructional Technology

DePaul provides access to a wide variety of state-of-the-art instructional technologies, including:
  • Ares, Library course material reserve system
  • Classroom Technology, including a computer, LCD projector, DVD/VHS combo player, iclicker audience response system, laptop connectivity, and an audio amplifier
  • D2L, online course management system
  • Digication, online portfolio system
  • EndNote, bibliography and citation management software
  • iDePaul Mobile Application, university-wide smartphone application
  • i>Clicker, classroom response system
  • Qualtrics, online survey platform
  • Respondus, quiz and exam creation software
  • SoftChalk, web-based course content authoring software
  • TurnItIn, plagiarism detection software

Support for Instructional Technology

Teaching Commons

The Teaching Commons is a collection of resources on teaching and learning.  It is a collaboration between academic partners across the university.  For more resources, visit the Teaching Commons Technology Teaching Guide.

Faculty Instructional Technology Services

Faculty Instructional Technology Services (FITS) assists faculty in using technology to enhance teaching and learning, by providing faculty training, online course design and enhancement, and instructional technology support.  If you need technical assistance with any of the instructional technologies FITS supports or if you have questions related to online course planning and design, contact FITS.

Classroom Technology Hotline

The majority of classrooms at DePaul are Technology Equipped Classrooms. Specialty rooms, including PC Classrooms, exist across the university for classes with specific needs.  Additional technology is available upon request.   If you experience problems with the technology during your class, press the Classroom Technology Hotline button on the phone next to the podium (or dial extension 2-5900) to speak with a support specialist.​​​