Learning Technologies


We develop, optimize, and support a variety of technologies used for teaching and learning. These include tools like the Canvas learning management system, Zoom web conferencing, Syllabus management tool, and more.

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Learning management system (Canvas)

Canvas is SFSU's learning management system, where instructors can organize their courses and materials and students can efficiently interact with resources and participate in classes.  

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Lecture capture (CourseStream/Camtasia)

Academic Technology maintains two unique lecture capture services that enhance the online learning experience for students in participating courses. 

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Digital archive system (DIVA)

The Digital Information Virtual Archive (DIVA) is a digital repository containing over 70,000 digital items from campus and community collections, including audio, video, images and documents representing everything from fine art to local history.  

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Student response system (iClicker)

Clickers are a widely-used technology tool for increasing student engagement within face-to-face classes through instant responses to in-class questions, attendance participation and more. 

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Virtual computer lab (Labspace)

Labspace provides students and faculty anytime, anywhere access to software applications.  Popular titles such as SPSS, SAS, Mathematica, MATLAB, ArcGIS and Microsoft Office are available.

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Learning Glass

Learning Glass is a video recording studio that allows instructors to record a video with drawn visuals, similar to presenting with a whiteboard, but without having your back to the camera. Some examples of content to be presented this way would be complex math formulas, diagrams, or flow charts.

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Students Evaluations of Teaching Effectiveness (SETE)

Student Evaluations of Teaching Effectiveness (SETEs) are accessible and convenient, cost-efficient and green student evaluations for teachers, and provide a voice to students in all classes. AT supports the technical implementation of the Academic Senate policy that governs SETE. 

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Syllabus management tool (Syllabus)

Syllabus is SF State's custom syllabus development and sharing tool; create and manage custom syllabi and seamlessly share throughout classes.

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Web and video conferencing (Zoom)

Zoom provides high quality, real-time video, voice, chat and other collaboration options for faculty, students and staff.