Teaching and Learning

D2L, smart classrooms, audience response, and lecture capture.

Services providing instructional technology and resources directly supporting teaching and learning. Includes learning management systems, instructional technology and design, assessment and learning analytics, lecture capture, and polling and surveys.

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Smart Classrooms

There are over 120 Smart Classrooms at USD locations. All classrooms offer presentation ability, while some offer enhanced functions such as web/video conferencing or lecture recording.

Basic Smart Classrooms include:
- Room PC
- Laptop connection
- Pen enabled display or Smart Board
- Projector/TV display
- Sound system for audio playback

Enhanced Smart Classrooms include Basic Smart Classroom functionality, plus:
- Web or Video Conferencing capability
- Wireless microphone
- Lecture recording (Panopto)

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Computer Labs

There are over 45 Computer Labs at USD locations. All labs offer standard software, while some offer specialized software to support specific curriculum.

CTL Consultation Request

Teaching consultation provides an opportunity for anyone who is teaching for USD to sign up for confidential analysis and evaluation of their teaching or for other, more in-depth, pedagogical support for instruction.

CTL Support Request

The Center for Teaching & Learning develops and supports a diverse and inclusive community dedicated to excellent teaching, learning, and student educational experience regardless of location, formality, or modality.


Brightspace, Desire2Learn

D2L Course Mapping

Request two or more courses be combined into one in D2L.

IT Letter of Support for On-Campus Grant Request

Request ITS review and provide a statement of support for technology included in an on-campus technology grant/fund request.

PDF Accessibility

If you distribute PDF documents to students or post PDFs online, they must be made accessible before being posted so they work effectively with screen readers

TechFellows - Student Technology Fellowship

The Student Technology Fellowship (TechFellows) program at the University of South Dakota provides students and faculty with the opportunity to enhance the use of technology in the classroom.

Zoom Web Conferencing

Zoom Meetings and Zoom Webinar is available for use to meet your web conferencing needs.