Teaching and Learning
Classroom Response Systems (CRS) allow instructors to pose questions or poll students, receive a response in real-time, and analyze collected responses.
Classroom technology support is available to faculty and supporting staff on the Medford campus through Tufts Technology Services.
Educational & Scholarly Technology Services (ESTS) consults directly with the Tufts community in support of the use of technology in teaching, learning, and scholarly collaboration.
ePortfolios are systems that help students, faculty, programs and the university collect, organize, reflect upon, and assess learning and accomplishments over time.
The Research and Development service provides a mechanism for the Tufts community to request R&D time and resources to explore new technologies and their potential applications to academic goals.
Tufts iTunes U provides faculty, staff, and faculty-sponsored students with the opportunity to post lectures, courses, or other educational content to iTunes U, the world’s largest digital collection of free education materials.
Audio/Video services are provided on the Medford campus in support of special events, including lectures, concerts, presentations, and large forum discussions.
Tufts offers podcasting as a service through the Spark suite of communication and collaboration tools.
Teaching at Tufts is a public website designed to provide teaching and learning resources for faculty at different stages of their careers and across diverse disciplines and fields at Tufts.
Trunk is a Sakai-based online collaboration and learning environment that provides a platform for course sites, collaborative project sites, ePortfolios, Course Evaluations, and much more.
The Tufts Digital Library website provides access to digital materials from the university’s archival and special collections, including historical photographs, newspapers, oral histories, and more.
TUSK is a powerful enterprise educational knowledge management system suited for institutions with a longitudinal, integrated health sciences curricula with competency-based learning, teaching and assessment.
mediaMarkup, one of the Spark suite of collaboration tools, allows users to add comments and feedback at any specific location within the timeline of digital audio or video files.
The Visual Understanding Environment (VUE) is a concept and content mapping application used to organize and visualize interconnected information.
Spark WordPress can be used to create blogs, newsletters, online portfolios, and small departmental or personal websites.
Spark Wikis can be used to create small collaborative websites that are typically edited and maintained online by multiple users.