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Instructional Technology Assistance Center


The mission of ITAC is to provide instructional technology training, development, and support for face-to-face and online courses for the Bradley University community in support of the teaching and learning process. ITAC provides instructional design assistance, training, exploration and assessment of new technologies. ITAC staff can also help members of Bradley effectively create web-based course content, utilize Internet 2 and desktop video conferencing, and produce digital audio, video and electronic presentations.


Barb Kerns
Director of ITAC
Library 20
Phone 677-2332
Tony Barron
Technology Support Specialist
Library 20
Phone 677-3045


Sakai ( allows instructors to easily build online courses and develop community oriented portal environments for all users for any subject without knowing HTML or other programming languages. Instructors and students can access Sakai anytime, anywhere. The "Preparing Course Sites" in Sakai tip sheet ( will give faculty a check list for preparing a course for the start of the semester. Faculty and Students can use the Overview of Help Topics ( to become familiar with the tools in Sakai.


FACULTY - Online Teaching & Learning Resources
STUDENTS - Is Online Learning Right for You?


IRT Tech Talk Thursdays
Training Questions?? Email


Instructional Technology Teaching Development Resources


Online Teaching & Learning Resources

  • Teaching Strategies Using Sakai
  • Lecture Recording & Streaming
  • Desktop Video/Audio Conferencing
  • Desktop Screen Capturing
  • Wikis
  • Online Discussions
  • Podcasting
  • Audience/Classroom Response Systems (Clickers)
  • Information Channels (RSS Feeds, Blogs)
  • PowerPoint with Audio Compression
  • Web-enhanced Teaching Techniques
  • Tips For Successful Video Classroom Delivery
  • What Makes a Successful Online Facilitator?
  • Key Elements of an Online Program
  • Strengths and Weaknesses of Online Learning

Online Learning Resources (for students)

  • Is Online Learning For You
  • What Makes a Successful Online Student?
  • 10 Tips On E-Learning
  • Distance Learning Calculator
  • What Every Student Should Know About Online Learning