SMPH Academic Technology List

Created by Kristin Simon, last modified on Jun 25, 2021

This list includes both campus and SMPH IT approved technologies that are available to faculty and staff in the Academic Affairs educational programs.  Click on the links provided to learn more about each technology.  If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to our Educational Technology team at

Technology Description Link Supported By SMPH Specific Documentation


Web-based student information system used for course lottery, scheduling, curriculum tracking and online clinical evaluations. SMPH IT
  • Re-set Password
Canvas Canvas is a cloud-based, vendor-hosted learning management system (LMS). Based on positive results from pilot studies and campus feedback, Canvas was adopted as the single, centrally supported UW-Madison LMS in 2016. Campus & EdTech
  • Course Needs Analysis (coming soon)
  • Course Design & Best Practices (coming soon)
  • SMPH Canvas Course Templates (coming soon)

Video Library

The Video Library is a secure repository for Lecture Capture, Enduring Learning Objects, and other educational videos for UW Health Sciences Students.


  • Requesting 'Public' Capture (coming soon)
Studio Capture Turn your PowerPoint into a narrated presentation that can be published to the Video Library. All production done at the HSLC in the EdTech studio. EdTech
  • Studio Capture Options & Examples (coming soon)
  • Formatting Content (coming soon)
  • Requesting Consult & Capture (coming soon)

Lecture Capture

A hardware and software system in place to capture lectures, meetings, and other educational content in HSLC lecture halls and distance education classrooms.


  • Capture Setup for SMPH Courses (coming soon)
  • Accessing Course Captures (coming soon)


A glass panel that functions similar to a chalkboard, lightboard at the Educational Technology Studio is a means to record presentation, writing and drawing in real-time for engaging chalk-talk or Kahn Academy-style videos.


  • Formatting Content & Best Practices (coming soon)
  • Using Images & Slides with LB (coming soon)

Articulate Storyline

Software used to develop Online interactive learning modules. Suited well for case based learning.


  • Articulate Use Cases (coming soon)
  • Interactivity examples (coming soon)
  • Best Practices (coming soon)
  • Preparing for Your Consult (coming soon)

SMPH Repository

Repository for Enduring Learning Objects that are created in the ForWard curriculum.


  • ELO Creation Process (coming soon)


H5P lets you create simple interactive content and knowledge checks that can be embedded right into the repository pages where the ELOs are being created.


  • ELO + H5P Examples (coming soon)


A cloud-based student response system (SRS) that allows instructors to ask questions, take polls, give quizzes and receive feedback from your students during class.

EdTech & Campus

  • Tournaments Use Case (coming soon)
  • TBL Use Case (coming soon)

G Suite (Formerly Google Apps)

Including Google Drive, Sites, Hangouts, Groups, Contacts and Google+ to collaborate, share, connect, and communicate in real-time.



An easy-to-use interface for uploading, hosting and delivering media rich content, including instructional videos.


WebEx Meeting and WebEx Teams

Cisco Webex Meetings and Teams are the campus supported solution for video conferencing, online meetings, screen share, and webinars. Campus Webex Meetings
Campus Webex Teams


  • Teams: Using Breakouts Feature for Group Work (coming soon)
  • Teams: CBL Use Case (coming soon)

Office 365

Email and Calendar Tool. Campus
Zoom Web Conferencing Tool. Campus


Scheduling Group Meetings. Need to find the best time for an event, or when your group can meet? Use Doodle (ad-free) to create a poll and let users vote for the best time.

Schedule a Meeting in Doodle



Unlimited free cloud storage to help UW-Madison faculty, staff and students store, access, and collaborate on files.

Vendor Supported


Easily create surveys, collect and store data, and produce reports.



An easy-to-use book writing software that lets you create a book in all the formats you need to publish.

Campus KB Documentation 


Keywordssmph it knowledge base academic technology list oasis canvas video library studio lecture capture lightboard articulate storyline h5p repository tophat g suite google apps kaltura webex teams office 365 zoom doodle box qualtrics excel outlook word powerpoint power point pressbook   Doc ID134235
OwnerBrianna M.GroupSMPH
Created2024-01-16 14:23:26Updated2024-02-12 14:58:22
SitesSchool of Medicine and Public Health
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