Supported Tools for Digital Learning

Microsoft Office Suite

The Microsoft Office Suite is a package of office productivity software released by Microsoft and is available for Microsoft Windows and Macintosh operating systems. Current versions for Windows and Mac is Office 2016. The programs included are Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Sway.


SharePoint is a web-based platform for collaboratively creating, managing and sharing documents. SharePoint is fully integrated with the Microsoft Office suite to allow for seamless document management.


Blackboard is a web-based learning management system where instructors can host online or online portions of their courses. Features include, assignment management, grading, testing, document hosting, collaboration, and more!


WebEx is a video and teleconferencing application that allows users to host virtual meetings. WebEx has screensharing, virtual whiteboarding and other great features to make video conferencing easy!


Tackk is an easy way to design a one-page, multimedia web site for a flipped lesson. Insert videos, photos, audio and almost anything else you can think of to create a place where your students can access content online, all in one place. Tackk can be easily embedded to your Blackboard page for easy access.


Easily create beautiful designs and documents using a simple drag-and-drop feature and professional layouts to design consistently stunning graphics.


Piktochart is an easy infographic design web application that requires very little effort to produce beautiful, high quality graphics that can be used to illustrate a concept in your lessons.

If you would like to receive training on any of these tools, contact the Office of Instructional Technology at 203-365-4799 or