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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Teaching & Technology Center

The Teaching & Technology Center (TTC) supports faculty in the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning at Bridgewater State University. Training and support are available to assist faculty with educational technology in face-to-face, hybrid- and fully-online coursework. The TTC supports BSU's Blackboard learning management system and provides training opportunities, both in-person and online, for Blackboard and many other educational technology solutions.

Reach us by phone at 508.531.2634, via email at, or stop by our office on the 2nd floor of the Moakley Center, Room 200, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  We have several lab computers (PC and Mac) and scanners available for faculty to use with TTC support on-hand to assist as needed.  Our two Teaching & Technology Faculty Fellows​ are also available for consultations by appointment.

Front row: Andy Couto, Arthur Slotnick, Eric LePage, Kelsea Marciarelli, Amanda Zuromski
Back row: Curtis St. Jean, Alexis Goncalves, David Larrivee, Tim Wenson, Stacey Osborn, Matt DeGrechie, Joshua Murphy, Brendan McKenna

In support of our mission, the TTC has 5 primary objectives:

  • Provide educational technology professional development and support for faculty teaching face-to-face, hybrid online, and fully online courses
  • Collaborate with regional partners on educational technology projects and professional development opportunities for faculty
  • Provide educational technology consultation services to faculty
  • Research and promote emergent educational technologies and related teaching practices
  • Administer the Blackboard Learning Management System, including the provision of related training and support to faculty

The TTC maintains a public list of educational technology Goals and Objectives for the current fiscal year.

Consultation and Training Services

The TTC offers one-on-one consultations and training services on the following applications and technologies.  Contact us at to set up an appointment today.

  • Blackboard, including ...
    • ​Introduction to Blackboard
    • Course site design best practices
    • Discussion forum management and assessment
    • Grade Center management
    • Rubrics for assessing student work
    • SafeAssign anti-plagiarism checker
    • Hoonuit video training on special topics (i.e. Excel, SPSS) for students​
    • And more ...
  • ​Flipping the Classroom, including …
    • ​Using the One Button Studio​ for recording faculty and student presentations
    • Creating and embedding audio podcasts with SoundCloud
    • Creating lecture capture videos using Screencast-o-matic
    • Video editing support with Final Cut Pro; we can work with you to help produce your video projects
    • Developing 360-degree videos, including for use with virtual reality headsets
    • And more …
  • Online Teaching Strategies and Tools, including …
  • Edu-Gaming, including …
  • Classroom Technologies, including …
    • ​Chromebook laptops, which faculty can loan out for an academic year
    • Cloud PC virtual desktop for accessing BSU lab applications (i.e. SPSS) from on or off-campus
    • iPad iOS
    • Poll Everywhere for live polling of students using their phones, tablets, and laptops
    • Slideshow Design best practices
    • Wireless projection of your laptops and tablets with Mirroring 360
    • And more …
  • ​Social Media for teaching & learning, including …
    • ​Facebook Groups and Yammer for class discussions
    • Twitter for news sharing and connecting with experts in your field
    • Pinterest for collaborative resource sharing
    • WordPress for class blogs
  • Office 365 apps for teaching and learning
    • Yammer for online discussions and peer learning communities
    • Sway for digital storytelling and presentation design​
  • We are also glad to discuss other third party EdTech applications​ ...

Fully Supported Applications

The TTC provides full support on the following systems and applications:

  • ​Adobe Connect – web-conferencing system
  • Blackboard – learning management system
  • Microsoft Office 365 – online and desktop office suites for course content creation (i.e. PowerPoint slideshows, Word document syllabi, Excel grading spreadsheets)
  • Poll Everywhere - instant polling solution
This page is maintained by the Teaching & Technology Center. Send comments and suggestions to​. Last reviewed 07/24/18.​
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Teaching & Technology Center
Moakley Center, Room 200
100 Burrill Avenue
Bridgewater, MA 02325
​Tel: 508.531.2634

Faculty, contact the IT Support HelpDesk for computer hardware, operating system, application installation, BSU account, and classroom audio/video support:



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