A-Z Listing

The following list of tools include supported tools that Academic Technologies has provided guidance or implemented. Supported tools have a formal support, securty and licensing structure in place, while unsupported tools are managed by third-party vendors. Academic Technologies can provide guidance on unsupported tools and their implementation in your courses.


The University supported learning management system to quickly build an interactive web site for your course.

A superior web conferencing experience for learning.

The newly redesigned Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a browser-based web conferencing solution that makes synchronous collaboration simple.

Box is a cloud platform that helps you securely store, share and manage all your company's files. 

The Cognate Search Engine allows students to shape a program of learning that is broad, coherent, exciting, substantive, and uniquely their own.

Google™ Drive gives you the ability to collaborate in real-time anywhere with an internet connection. All accounts have unlimited storage.

i>clicker is presentation software/hardware which allows instructors to create questions and poll their students for answers.

Lynda.com is a user friendly, innovative eLearning website. It hosts engaging, high-quality instructional videos about "how-to-use" the latest software products and applications.

Through Blackboard Learn, Kaltura can be used to create, upload, and publish a wide variety of digital video files that pertain to University coursework. 

NBC Learn for Higher Education provides both faculty and students with hundreds of current event stories that are free and easy to access, available to embed within Blackboard course.

Free storage in the cloud to store your files and photos, sync across all your computers, and even edit and collaborate on Office documents.

A user-friendly recording studio environment in Richter Library.

Panopto is a video platform to record, webcast, manage, and share video content. (Miller School of Medicine Campus only)

A powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard. Exams can be created offline or moved from one LMS to another.

LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard Learn. Students are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications.

A cloud based web survey tool available to support research, teaching, and administration at the University of Miami.

SoftChalk allows educators to create e-Learning content for delivery in any learning management system.

Mobile application with University of Miami campus maps, news and events, course information, Hurricane sports schedules and scores.

A collaborative application to share multimedia, with interactive feedback options such as voice, text or video comments.

Yammer is used for private communication within organizations and is an example of enterprise social software.