Virtual Center for Instructional Technology

The Virtual Center for Instructional Technology was founded to help improve the connection between technology and the classroom. OIR is dedicated to finding, learning, and sharing the newest technologies and ideas for their usefulness in the classroom. Please click here to view a list of some of our recommended hybrid/online teaching resources.

Please click on the "Training Calendar" link to the right to explore and register for our upcoming training events.

For training requests and information please email with appropriate contact information: HelpDesk@Philau.edu

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ACA Virtual Classroom that allows users to hold web meetings and webinars. Learn how to:

- Request an Adobe Connect license
- Obtain Support and Training

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BBFS

Blackboard is a resource the university uses to digitally store documents and collaborate. This tool is used by almost every teacher on campus to help assist in teaching their classes. Learn:

- How to access
- Basic tutorials
- Online support
- Where to get training and help

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ALI

Atomic Learning is a service that allows any Philadelphia University member to learn the basics of various programs on any Mac or PC. These include Photoshop, Blackboard, and the Microsoft Office Suite

- How to access Atomic Learning
- Support

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SLFacebook and Twitter have connected us all. Learn here how these tools along with Wiki's and Website's can be helpful in the classroom. 

- Facebook and Twitter
- Blogs
- Training and support

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MCSHave an old VHS tape that needs converting? Looking to record a class lecture? Create a video of a PowerPoint with a Voice Over for students? Look no further! Learn how to:

- Record a class
- Compile video
- Upload video to be available online

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ITU

iTunesU is a secure way to upload media content to the Internet for use iTunes.

- Request an iTunesU account
- How to access iTunesU
- Support and training

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PEGet accurate polling results fast with Poll Everywhere.

- Introduction to Poll Everywhere
- How to use and examples in class
- Training and support

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CEEvaluations for courses couldn't be simpler.

- How to access evaluations
- Training and support 

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DigicationCreating an e-Portfolio has never been easier. Click here for more information about Digication accounts offered to faculty, staff and students of Philadelphia University.

- Introduction
- How to access Digication
- Training and support

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OnlhyWith new technologies emerging all the time this is OIR's resource page for the newest online teaching technologies. Learn about:

- Google Hangouts
- Jing and Camtasia
- Skype

Technology Help Desk

Questions? Call 215.951.4648 or email HelpDesk@PhilaU.edu

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