Office of the Dean

O’Dowd Hall, Room 428
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3634

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Instructional Technology

Instructional Design and Technology

instructional design

The Educational Technology Office provides Instructional Design and Technology support to help you teach using technologyIf you are a beginner looking to learn the basics or an expert looking to hone your skills, our education and hands-on training offers you the services and software you need to meet your ever-increasing design and technology needs.


Faculty Resources Support 

This section of the website provides faculty, staff and students access to videos, help documents and links to informational online modules about how to use software that we support. Here you will also find additional information about supported software and key resources for teaching with technology.  


List of Available and Supported Software

Click on the name of the software listed below to read a description about the software application.

Contact Kathleen Doyle, for additional information on how to schedule a demonstration.

and Equipment

Help Docs and Videos

List of Available Help Documents, Videos and e-Learning Modules

Most files are for Faculty unless specified for student use.

Raptivity Videos

Power Point Videos

e-Learning Modules

Poster Creation

QR Code Creation


Use Jing to:
  • Collaborate on a project
  • Share a snapshot of a document or an image
  • Demonstrate how to use software or a website
  • Take a capture (image or video of your computer screen)
  • Save and share the capture via an e-mail or on


Use VoiceThread to:
  • Collaborate online with students and/or colleagues
  • Share images, documents or a slide program
  • Share conversations and responses
  • Use with a mobile device to listen, review and respond
  • Review and discuss new and additional course content and assignments
  • Available as an App

Timeline 3D Software For the Mac

Timeline 3D Software For the Mac

This software allows you to develop timelines of historical events, charts, photos, deadlines and current
history with a new look:
  • Publish the timeline to the web as a .mov file or a .pdf file
  • Upload the timeline to Moodle
  • View the timeline on mobile devices
  • When creating the timeline, drag and drop images, video, narrations and audio files onto the timeline
  • About the Sample: "The Development of CT Technology Over Time" includes information provided
    from a Power Point presentation created by Dr. David A. Bloom.

Contact Kathleen Doyle at:, if you need more information or if you have questions about the applications.

Available Equipment
Virtual Microscopy