Educational Technology Support

Educational Technology Support

The following Instructional Technology tools and services are available at NYU. Learn about the functionality and training options for each service via the links below:

  • NYU Classes, including the Lessons tool, which can integrate resources into weekly lesson plans and enables video embedding; and the Forums tool, which allows for discussions outside of the classroom

  • Google Apps for Education, including NYU Chat/Hangouts, which allows instant messaging and group video calls, and Google Forms (surveys)

  • Instructional Video Modules at the Digital Studio (facilities located in the Bobst Digital Studio to create high-quality recordings)

  • NYU Stream, which provides users with the ability to upload, record via webcam, manage, and share video clips

  • Web Publishing, powered by WordPress, which provides an easy way for faculty, staff, and students to create a website or blog

  • Data Services, a joint service of NYU's Division of Libraries and Information Technology Services to support quantitative, qualitative, and geographical research at NYU
  • The Remote Instruction Support page describes the services and resources that NYU offers in the event that you need to teach a class remotely due to inclement weather conditions.

Integrating technology into your course learning plan can greatly enhance your class. Wagner offers at least one teaching workshop each semester to help instructors utilize an array of educational technology services and tools.

Illustrative Materials from PAST Wagner Teaching Workshops

Designing Digital Formative Assessments - October 20, 2017

Led by Ofelia Mangen, Educational Designer + Technologist with NYU IT Teaching + Learning with Technology

View PDF of Slides

Using Advanced Tools in NYU Classes - August 31, 2017

Led by Kacie Cleary and Rob Egan, e-Learning specialists with the NYU Classes team at the Digital Studio

View Webinar

Data Services at NYU – October 7, 2016

Data Services provides consultation and instructional support for researchers and instructors using quantitative, qualitative, and geospatial (GIS) software and methods at NYU. Their team can advise on projects across the entire research data lifecycle, including access, analysis, collection development, data management, and data preservation.

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Panel: Lessons Tool in NYU Classes and Digital Studio– January 17, 2017

Video Segments:

The Digital Studio: Dan Hodnett, Digital Studio Manager

NYU Classes Update: Kacie Cleary, Senior eLearning Specialist

Redesigning Your Course Using the NYU Lessons Tool in NYU Classes
Demonstration by Elizabeth McAlpin, Project Director of Research and Outcomes Assessment, Teaching and Learning with Technology, NYUIT

Q&A with the panel


Example Digital Studio Interviews

With Professor Miranda Schreurs, made by Adjunct Professor Elizabeth Larsen for the urban planning course “Land Use Law: The Planning Perspective”

EU Energy Efficiency Directive

City Innovations in Germany

Hanover Example / Dutch Lawsuit / New Technologies

Going Green: The German Energy Transition

Throughout the year, NYU IT hosts trainings for NYU Classes, including tours of the Digital Studio. Learn more

Consultations and walk-in support are available at the NYU Digital Studio and Data Services Monday-Friday. Please review each website for hours and availability.  

Tech Savvy is a series of brief, fully online learning modules that can help you use a number of NYU technology tools and services in new ways to work more efficiently, effectively, or creatively.

NYU IT Support and Contact Information

  • Online: Search NYU ServiceLink for tutorials, service descriptions, relevant knowledge base articles, and other support information.

  • By Phone: Call the IT Service Desk to speak with someone about your IT support needs. Available 24/7 at 212.998.3333.

  • By Email: AskIT@nyu.edu

Members of the working group can answer questions about educational technology resources at NYU, provide helpful tips for engaging with them, and point you in the right direction for further resources. Email Wagner-EdTechGroup@nyu.edu with your questions.

Working Group Members:

Elizabeth Larsen, Director, Academic Development
Lawrence Mirsky, Director, Office of Information Technology
Craig Schott, Faculty Support
Andy Sinclair, Clinical Assistant Professor of Public Service

Liaisons to Related NYU Committees:

Thom Blaylock, Teaching Technology Committee
Elizabeth Larsen, Instructional Technology Subcommittee
Lawrence Mirsky, CIO Council, Digital Learning Environment Subcommittee
Craig Schott, User Advisory Group, Executive Committee
Andy Sinclair, Future of Technology-Enhanced Education