Academic Technologies staff are available to consult with faculty to discuss the integration of new technology into courses and teaching. This service is being offered in order to create a sustainable approach to develop meaningful learning experiences at UNC Kenan-Flagler for our students. Please contact IT Academic Technologies at 919-730-9108 so someone can assist you.
Our instructional designer will work with faculty one on one to review syllabus and instructional materials, match teaching styles with students' learning styles, and design a workable plan, which is pedagogically sound.
On-boarding is a vital part of a new faculty's introduction to UNC Kenan-Flagler. It is designed to inform new faculty of available technology and introduce them to key IT learning tech and operation on boarding. For additional on-boarding needs like new hardware please contact the IT Service Desk.
The Academic Technology team provides and supports a suite of tools for the UNC Kenan-Flagler community. All of our courses will have Instructure Canvas course space and file storage space created automatically. In addition, instructors will have the option of utilizing a number of other tools and services to meet their instructional needs for collaborative work, asynchronous tools and more. Our office provides one-on-one training for most of these tools and resources.
Learning Space Design
Academic Technologies supports UNC Kenan-Flagler’s commitment to transforming higher education by incorporating innovative technology into new and existing learning spaces. Academic Technology’s classroom designs accommodate a variety of teaching styles and learning environments, with the goal of promoting student engagement and meeting the unique needs of pedagogy. Innovative learning spaces continue the university’s tradition of shaping future leaders.
We offer individual and group workshops in teaching tools such as Canvas and lecture capture, and in digital creation tools, audience response and more. Keep an eye out for upcoming events in our Lunch-and-Learn series.
Multimedia Production Services
Academic Technologies meets regularly with faculty who are considering integrating media-related assignments into their courses. Planning early and coordinating the course project with our media experts makes a big difference in the quality of the final product and the students’ experience. Other services include coordinating staff, faculty and student photography, video production and graphic design work. These services are free of charge to our faculty, staff, and programs.
Because the importance of graphics can never be underestimated, the Academic Technology team can help create graphics ranging from simple, sophisticated replications of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s s logo to creative animations that make your video dynamic. We use all of the latest applications like After Effects, Motion, Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash. To find out more about post-production services contact us.
In this fast-paced and evolving world of electronic communications, media has become an extremely powerful and dynamic tool for engaging wide audiences to educate students and increase public awareness. From consultation to final edit, UNC Kenan-Flagler Academic Technology team is a full-service, digital production facility equipped with the technology and the talent to communicate your message effectively and reach your audience through internet content, webcasts, video conferences and more.