Educational Technologies

What We Do

The MacPherson Institute Educational Technology Team collaborates with the McMaster community to enhance the quality of technology-enabled teaching and learning. The team offers support and expertise through: consultations and training to promote effective pedagogical practices for tech-enabled environments; designing and developing eLearning resources that extend learning beyond the classroom; media development; and evaluating, implementing, and providing assistance for the integration of institutionally supported educational technologies in your teaching at McMaster.

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We support several tools that you can utilize in your courses.

Avenue To Learn

Create a rich online learning environment that includes features like electronic dropbox, an automated gradebook, discussion boards, and quizzes.


Web-based software that can be used collaboratively to create websites. It can be edited by groups of users.


Handheld devices that can be used to solicit student feedback and encourage further classroom engagement.

Web Conferencing

A communications tool that allows real-time collaboration between students, instructors, and researchers over the internet.

Here are some of the things we’ve been working on.

eCampusOntario Projects

May 30, 2016

geometric graphic

Bachelor of Technology Program

May 29, 2016

Finance For Evryone banner

MOOC Specialization: Finance For Everyone

May 29, 2016

sistine chapel painting

History Courses – MyOWNMcMaster

May 29, 2016

Please click here to request support from the Educational Technologies team.