Instructional Technologies

Instructional technologies are the tools that St. Cloud State University uses to enhance the exceptional educational experience our university offers.

Leading-edge technologies give our students and faculty unprecedented flexibility by supporting online courses, making resources accessible via the Internet and transforming course lectures into multimedia experiences.

These tools allow SCSU to design, develop, deliver and enhance the educational experience that puts us among the Upper Midwest’s more highly accredited universities.

Technologies Available

Adobe Connect Professional

Adobe Connect is an online Web Conferencing and collaboration tool. It provides multimedia capabilities that can be used for many activities such as group work, online office hours and interactive classes. More Information...

Desire2Learn (D2L)

Desire to Learn, SCSU’s course management software, gives students and instructors online access to course materials, assignment dropboxes, quizzes, threaded discussions and more. More information...

Distance Learning Resources

SCSU continues to expand opportunities and resources for students taking courses from off campus through distance learning. More information...

Classroom Performance System

SCSU’s Classroom Performance System lets students to use response pads, more commonly known as “clickers,” to provide instant feedback in auditorium class settings. More information...

Learning Spaces/Electronic Classrooms

Instructors can integrate audio and video technology into their teaching using the multimedia equipment in one of SCSU’s 200-plus learning spaces/electronic classrooms. More information...

Podcasting

SCSU offers online tips and tutorials for creating and subscribing to audio and video podcasts, which can be educational as well as entertaining. More information...

Course Files & E-mail Lists

Accessible from on campus only, course files provide students in a particular class with network space for an assignment dropbox, read-only course information and folder to save their work. As a faculty member, you can also request that a course e-mail list be generated for a particular course. More information...

Test Scoring Services

SCSU’s test scoring service allows instructors to give tests on scannable forms for quick grading. More information...

Library Resources

Students and instructors can access SCSU’s online databases, articles and other research resources anytime, anywhere. More information...

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