Learning and Teaching Technology Services

Educational Media, Tools & Technologies

A variety of services are available to instructors through the Learning and Teaching Technology division of the Centre for Educational Excellence.  Services are organized within two categories and can be accessed as indicated below.  

For support with online or blended course development, please visit the Online & Blended Course Development Services page.

Educational Media

Looking to set up a podcast for your course? Need some assistance designing graphics or getting started with H5P?  Specialists within the Centre for Educational Excellence are available to assist you with a variety of educational media design, development and production-related services.  We also offer consultations, training and access to our media studio.

  • Audio and video design and production
  • Interactivity and animation design and production

Educational Tools/Technologies

Technology and media specialists in the Centre for Educational Excellence can support you in using the following educational tools/technologies to enhance teaching and learning in your courses.  

  • Canvas learning management system (LMS)
  • Crowdmark online collaborative grading platform
  • Student response systems, a great tool for student engagement
  • Turnitin, an online service for checking the originality of student papers
  • H5P, an open source tool for creating interactive and engaging online content
  • CEE Poll tool, a custom built tool, similar to the in-person iClicker, for asynchronous polling in online and blended courses
  • Zoom, a video-conferencing tool that can be used to support teaching in online & blended classes
  • Mediasite, a streaming video service for lecture recordings

Educational Media Development

Support for educational media development is available throughout the year as capacity permits.  You can access support by submitting an Expression of Interest.  Edmedia development requests typically require a minimum lead time of 3-4 months.

Quick Help

Have a quick question about a specific tool or technology?  Need time-sensitive assistance with a course that is currently running? Please use the blue "how can we help you" button at the bottom of the page to submit a ticket to our help desk.

Talk to Someone

Have an idea or question you'd like to explore in more detail?  Request an educational media consultation by emailing online_blended@sfu.ca.

Need some help getting started with Canvas?  Check out our video resources page.