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Educational Technology Resources

As technology continues to evolve, the ways in which it can serve students and teachers also adapts. Explore these resources and tools to incorporate various educational technologies into your own teaching practices. All faculty at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine can receive coaching support and consultations from the Feinberg Educational Technology team. 


Upcoming Opportunities to Learn about Ed Tech

TechTIME - How AI May Shape Education
December 7, 2023 at 4:00pm
Mozziyar Etemadi, MD, PhD

TechTIME - How businesses are using AI to give feedback - and how it might work in Med Ed
February 2024 at 4:00pm
Speaker Announcement Forthcoming

Additional Resources

 Ed Tech FAME Recorded Sessions

Hacks for Instructors: Saving Time by Using Generative AI
Speakers: Anna Luce and Rachel Goc, PhD
Date: October 19, 2023

Hybrid, Hyflex, or Hot Mess: Practicing Good Teaching in Any Format 
Speaker: Joseph Horne, PhD
Date: October 17, 2023

ChatGPT in the Classroom: Ask a Computer Scientist!
Speaker: Katherine Compton, PhD
Date: August 15, 2023

How to Create Engaging Video Lessons in Panopto
Speaker: Jim Brucker, MSLIS
Date: March 28, 2023
Teaching with Nearpod to Integrate Active Learning
Speakers: David Salzman, MD, MEd & Samantha Alfrey, MLIS, MA
Date: January 10, 2023

Demystifying A.I. for Education
Speaker: David Liebovitz, MD
Date: November 15, 2022

More Than Fun and Games: Technology and Innovation in the Anatomy Lab
Speakers: Andrew Deweyert, PhD, & Angelique Dueñas, PhD
Date: February 22, 2022

One Step at a Time: Optimizing Pathology Education with the Use of Technology
Speaker: Luis Blanco, MD; Kruti Maniar, MD; Kristy Wolniak, MD
Date: May 19, 2020

 Ed Tech Tools


FAME Ed Tech Tools
Resource Title Description Helpful Links


 Canvas is the official learning management system for Northwestern University, and for most R1 institutions.

Northwestern Canvas Resources


A video platform, where anyone can create and share professional on-demand videos securely. 

Northwestern's Panopto Overview


A free online gathering place where students can ask, answer, and explore 24/7, under the guidance of their instructors.

Piazza Support Page


Formerly TurningPoint, this software is the supported student response system used widely at Feinberg. PointSolutions Quick Start Guide


A video communications platform, used widely for Northwestern University digital learning

Zoom short “how-to” video library

 Feinberg Educational Technology Support

Learning Spaces & Instructional Technologies

The Ed Tech team manages all learning spaces at the medical school. These spaces include flexible teaching solutions, such as a Mobile Teaching Cart to help transform a lecture hall into a teaching space and a Remote Teaching Studio that allows faculty to lecture in live or recorded capacities.

In addition, Ed Tech can help you with a variety of instructional technologies, ranging from software (such as Piazza, Canvas, Nearpod, TurningPoint and Complete Anatomy) to hardware (such as Butterflies and HoloLenses).

Video & Media Services

A team of skilled media artists and designers are available to help you create full-production educational or promotional content. Rates vary with the services required. View Ed Tech media services.

Contact Ed Tech

Schedule a free, one-on-one consultation with the Ed Tech team; find a path to turn your vision into reality.  

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