Instructional Support Services


Instructional Technology leads the monthly CAHS Information Technology Advisory Committee meeting.
For minutes, visit the ITAC website.

D2L/Brightspace: A learning management system

  • post information
  • manage learners
  • disseminate, collect and grade papers, quizzes and discussions

ECHO 360: A lecture capture tool

  • record lectures (from a personal computer or classroom podium computer)
  • share recordings with students via D2L

WebEx: A communication suite

  • hold live online sessions (with audio, video, chat, screen-share, quizzing and polling capability)
  • share recordings with your via D2L

Exam Soft / Responds Lockdown Browser: Secure testing systems to securely administer exams online
Campus Labs: An evaluation system used to collect student end-of-course data
Turning Technologies: An audience response system that allows students to actively engage in lectures by using clickers


Shafer TharringtonShafer Tharrington
Allied Health Sciences Librarian
Email Shafer

Contact Shafer for assistance with the research services and/or training listed below. Shafer also maintains the CAHS Research Guide.

  • Databases typically used in allied health sciences - PubMed, CINHAL, Web of Science, etc.
  • Reference and research assistance for faculty, researchers and students
  • Open education resources
  • Citation management - citation styles, EndNote, Zotero, etc.
  • Literature searches - journals and books online and in print
  • Publication process assistance