A Year in Review
View the accomplishments of Learning Innovation and Faculty Engagement team from the 2016-2017 academic year.
Course Design Assistance
Explore resources to develop, redesign, and face-to-face, blended and online courses.
Visit the Faculty Exploratory
A learning space designed for faculty and to promote interaction with technology.
Explore Narrative Techniques
Narrative techniques are used in education to engage students to think creatively, and synthesize what they have learned into something concrete.
Need Blackboard Help?
Blackboard Helpdesk assists UM faculty, staff, and students with their online teaching and learning needs.


Academic Technologies is focused on the teaching and learning side of IT. We work closely with faculty and students on projects related to teaching and learning. We support computer labs, reading capture, student technology support, instructional design, and learning platforms that enhance online and technology-enriched courses.

Recording your lectures has never been easier. The studio gives you an automated and streamlined video recording system.
Discover how Professor Skendaj implemented a public race course, to showcase student projects on a non-violent movement.

This white paper introduces Interactive Reading Tools, their current use in higher education and at the University of Miami.

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a real-time video conferencing tool that lets you add files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact.