Learning technology

The Teaching and Learning Centre's Learning Technology team supports instructors who use technology to build better educational experiences. Ask us your questions. Tell us your successes and ideas. We're here to help.

Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

778.782.9607 (Hotline)

778.782.3910 (TLC Front Desk)

778.885.0367  (Carson Au, Portal Lead)

Contact us to make an appointment in your office or ours.

Educational technologies

  • Learning management systems
    Learning management systems like Canvas provide an online space for course content, along with tools for course administration and interaction between instructors and students.

  • Student Response Systems
    Student response systems such as iClickers encourage active learning in large classrooms, but can also stimulate small-group discussion. Learn more about these tools for interactive learning.

  • Conferencing
    SFU supports a number of live video and audio conferencing solutions. Learn about the alternatives and find out how to arrange this service.

  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is an online service that can be used by instructors to check the originality of papers submitted by students. Read about changes made in January 2012 to SFU's policy for using the service.

  • Blogs | Wikis
    Blogs are a tool, usually maintained by one person, for two-way dialogue. Wikis are collaborative websites that can be updated by multiple authors. Find out what's available to you.

  • Copyright | Privacy
    The TLC is your first stop for most copyright or privacy inquiries. If this page does not answer your questions, contact the TLC's learning technology analyst.