Using Technology

Section Overview

In this section we introduce key technologies for online, classroom, and blended learning environments. We have also included a list of elearning tools we recommend for creating multimedia course materials and assisting students in accomplishing project work.

Learn OWL

Orient yourself to Western's Learning Management System, OWL (powered by Sakai).

Classroom Technologies

Discover classroom technologies such as Interactive Whiteboard and Class Response Systems.

Virtual Classroom

Learn about Blackboard Collaborate, Western's synchronous, virtual classroom tool.

Technology Toolbox

In this section we introduce a selection of recommended elearning tools to enhance your course.