Learning Technologies

Technology is a powerful enabler of teaching and learning. The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology works collaboratively with faculty members and instructional support units to provide effective and efficient technology tools that create an exceptional learning environment.

Choose a learning technology category to explore or browse the full A-Z list below.

Learning Platforms Assignment & Quiz Tools Multimedia Tools Student Collaboration Tools Survey Tools


Camtasia is a software for creating multimedia screencasts.


Collaborative Learning Annotation System (CLAS) is an online video player for recording, reviewing, and annotating videos with a class.


Clickers are wireless handheld devices that enable instructors to conduct in-class quizzes with instant results.


Connect is UBC's primary platform for delivering course content online.


CoursEval is an application for collecting student evaluations of teaching.


Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) is an application that allows for peer review of writing assignments.


edX is a platform for delivering online course content that can also be used for massive open online courses (MOOCs).

Exam Prep Database

Exam Prep Database is an application for sharing exam-related material to help students better prepare for exams.

Form Builder

Form Builder is an application for building custom printable assessments.


iPeer is an application for asking students to review each other using rubric-based peer evaluations.


Kaltura is a platform for streaming videos, primarily in Connect courses.


Lightboard is a physical tool for capturing lectures with an illuminated glass whiteboard to write on.


Library Online Course Reserves (LOCR) is an application for reserving material for courses.


MediaSite is a tool for capturing multimedia-rich presentations.


PeerWise is an application for letting students quiz each other and review each other's questions.


Piazza is an application for adding discussion forums to Connect courses.

Respondus Quiz

Respondus Quiz is a software for creating quizzes for online or in-class distribution.

Respondus Studymate

Respondus Studymate is a software for creating animated games using course content.


Snagit is a software for grabbing and customizing screenshots.


TeachEval is an application for accessing and sharing student evaluations of teaching.


Turnitin is an application for checking academic integrity that also allows for peer review of writing assignments.

UBC Blogs

UBC Blogs is a platform for communicating and collaborating through individual or group web spaces.

UBC iTunes

UBC iTunes is UBC's channel for distributing educational content on iTunes.

UBC Survey Tool

The UBC Survey Tool is an application for creating privacy-compliant online surveys.

UBC Wiki

UBC Wiki is an application for sharing content and encouraging written collaboration.

UBC YouTube

UBC YouTube is UBC's channel for streaming educational videos.


VideoScribe is a software for creating educational animations.

Web Conferencing

Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing is an application for creating live, interactive online spaces.


Webwork is an application for assigning and testing math and science problems.