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Teaching with Technology

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Helping students learn is every teacher's priority. Whether it’s by accessing the wealth of content on the web, utilizing new communication tools for student feedback, or integrating tools into the classroom, technology can have a positive effect on student learning.

In addition, technology tools can be leveraged to increase efficiency and productivity, ultimately saving valuable time.

In this section, you will find support documents, tutorials and resources for a variety of tools of interest to faculty.  

Polling Apps and Audience Response Clickers


SVCC has several sets of Turning Technologies Audience Response clickers available for checkout. Contact Kathy Dirks ( at extension 386 to reserve a set of clickers for a specific date and time.

Polling Apps

Presentain - Presentain allows instructors to upload a .pdf of a PowerPoint to the app, create polls, and share both to student devices (tablet, smartphone, laptop) via a custom URL. Students do not need to register for an account to utilize the features. Instructors use their smartphone or tablet as a remote to control the slides during class. After, instructors stop the presentation and may select for the app to publish a recording with audio. The recording can be embedded in Canvas.  There is a subscription fee for this app for the instructor.

Document Cameras


Additional Resources