Academic / Teaching Resources


Course Tools

Request access to course tools for online course management, communications, active learning, and student class engagement (i.e. Canvas, blogs, Google Apps for Education, etc.) via coursetools.brown.edu.

Faculty Development

Programs and Project Support

  • Academic Technology UTRA - Grant for undergraduate students to help faculty integrate instructional technology into their courses.
  • Instructional Project Development- Support for innovative teaching and innovative learning, including development of materials such as animations and videos in courses. 
  • Multimedia Assignment Support - Equipment and support for instructors who want to integrate multimedia assignments into courses.

Multimedia Production

Technology-Enabled Spaces

  • Multimedia Labs - Students and faculty produce graphics, hypertext, video, animation, sound and more.
  • Teaching Lab - Innovative spaces for instructional practice and learning opportunities in a supportive environment.
  • Classroom Media Technology Support - Support for the use of installed A/V media technology in the classroom.

Tech Tips

Accessible Technology

  • A working group, with members from across campus, has created Accessible Technology guidelines for making your teaching accessible.

Getting Online

  • Wireless: Use Brown's secure "Brown" network for your privacy and safety! It requires a quick one-time setup process - visit http://wifi.brown.edu to connect for the first time.
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN): Connecting from off-campus? VPN lets you connect securely and access Brown resources. For instructions, see http://brown.edu/go/vpn. We also have a guide to Working from Off-Campus.

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