Investigate Other Technologies

Educational Technology is not the only BU team that supports technology-based teaching tools. Here is a list of additional tools supported via other Schools, Colleges, and departments that you can explore.

Available throughout BU

WordPress is the industry-standard web-publishing software. You can set up a WordPress site on BU's domain for your courses, and limit access to the BU community or to your students if you wish. If you'd like to go a step further and add interactive quizzes or structure your site by a textbook, you can add the BULB plugin (supported by Ed Tech).

Read&Write GOLD helps students improve their reading and writing skills through text-to-speech and speech-to-text tools, a pronunciation tutor and more. It is a great aid for ESL students and those with disabilities.

MATLAB is a high-performance language for technical computing. It integrates computation, visualization, and programming in an easy-to-use environment where problems and solutions are expressed in familiar mathematical notation.

SAS is a comprehensive statistical software that provides a wide variety of analytical capabilities, data management, and visualization options. The Office of Research Computing offers a wide array of tutorials on MATLAB, SAS, and many related tools.


Available within Select Schools and Colleges

Questrom Tools is an alternative learning management system to Blackboard, used within the Questrom School of Business and based on the Sakai platform.

BUMC Tools

Access a variety of BUMC Educational Technology services including Instructional Services, Digital Media Studio, and more. View BUMC resources.

FAQs: Educational Technology support and training is available for Boston University Medical Campus faculty, staff and students in their exploration, evaluation and use of technology tools and strategies for teaching and learning. Browse our online resources below for many current technologies, or contact the Educational Media Center in L310 or (617) 358-1111 to request individual assistance. View the FAQs.