Collaboration & Communication

These tools enable faculty and students to engage and interact in a course.


Manage and deliver course materials online with Blackboard Learn, KU’s learning management system.

Desktop Conferencing

Collaborate with students and colleagues using your computer or mobile device.

Lecture Capture

Schedule automatic recordings of lectures or presentations for students to review online.


Create interactive and engaging multimedia lessons with minimal time, effort and resources.


Use this interactive multimedia presentation tool to promote collaboration and discussion within a course.

Wimba Voice       

Facilitate student interactions with the use of threaded voice boards, voice-enabled email,  and embedded voice within course pages.

Consulting Resources

KU IT Educational Technologists provide insight and expertise in helping you choose the most effective tools and resources to meet your teaching and technology needs and achieve your desired outcome. Please contact us at 864-2600 or

The KU Center for Online and Distance Learning provides instructional design and course development services to help faculty with hybrid and online courses.  Contact them for an appointment to discuss your course project at 864-1000 or

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