What learning technologies or tools are available to me?

Last Updated: Wed August 17, 2016

Through Learn@UW, DoIT Academic Technology provides and supports a collection of tools for teaching and learning for UW-Madison. This includes Canvas, Desire2Learn (D2L) and Moodle, three learning management systems (LMS) that instructors and course owners use to create course sites for delivering content, providing online quizzing, collecting submitted assignments, tracking grades and more.

Learn@UW also includes additional tools such as Kaltura for sharing videos and Blackboard Collaborate for facilitating online discussions and web conferencing.

Over 80% of faculty and staff on campus are aware of Learn@UW and over 90% of users are satisfied with the service. If you want to learn more or need assistance, please contact our learning technology consultants via email or phone at or (608) 262-5667. In addition, the Learn@UW KnowledgeBase offers guides for instructors, course owners and students.

Additional suites of tools, like Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for UW–Madison are available to you free of charge through licensing agreements and with increased protections of intellectual property. To make the most of these tools, Our Online Technology Training service offer students, faculty can access thousands of instructional videos and training courses through UW-Madison’s license with lynda.com for free.

Your school or college may also offer and support tools and technologies that you can use.