Tool Directory

Discover the numerous technological tools and software that are available to you to help accomplish your administrative, teaching, and learning goals.

We provide easy how-to-use guides and offer workshops and training to best support you when leveraging technology to achieve your goals. Browse these tools by the type of service we provide, by common functions and tasks, or by simply searching for a specific tool that you are interested in.

Mattermost

Create a real-time team chat for your course to engage students in discussion and encourage community building.

UBC CMS

UBC provides a free, content management system (CMS) on WordPress, to support your teaching, learning, research, communication, and marketing needs.

myVPN

Keep the sensitive data that you view online safe and private when off campus.

Meeting Room Booking System (MRBS)

Easily manage your bookings, such as meeting rooms, office hours, shared equipment, and more.

Microsoft Office

Enhance your productivity with Microsoft Office—the essential suite of tools for effective work and seamless collaboration.

Gravity Forms

Allow WordPress website visitors to connect with you, share feedback, register for events, and more.

Google Analytics

Track your website traffic and gain insights on performance through visual data.

Educloud Server

Manage your own virtual server for a fraction of the cost without sacrificing security or control.

Arts Tableau

Access data reports for Faculty of Arts processes to support decision making.

Kaltura

Upload and organize your videos in Canvas with this integrated media management system.

VideoScribe

Create unique text and image animation with this drag and drop video maker.

UBC Wiki

Collaborate, create, and share knowledge with UBC Wiki.

UBC Blogs

Encourage student sharing, collaboration, and reflection while developing their writing and communication skills.

Top Hat

Assess student understanding of course materials with multiple question types and track attendance with this web-based student response system.

NVivo

Efficiently analyze non-numerical data for your research.

Arts Digital Collections (ADC)

Create websites for hosting visual materials, such as images and textual media, for teaching, learning, and archival purposes.

Statistical Analysis System (SAS)

Seamlessly manage, analyze, and visualize data.

Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)

Unlock valuable insights from data, perform data analysis, visualization, and reporting with ease.

Stata

Manipulate data, perform advanced statistical analysis, and seamless visualizations.

Snagit

Capture your screen with the click of a button and add graphic elements to explain your ideas.

Scantron

In-class multiple-choice exams made easy with this market-leading assessments scanner and software.

Respondus LockDown Browser

Increase the security and integrity of Canvas Quizzes by preventing students from accessing external resources while taking quizzes within this custom browser.

Qualtrics

UBC’s powerful online survey tool that can be used to collect data, analyze results, and produce eye-catching reports.

peerScholar

Facilitate student peer assessments with peerScholar, an online peer review tool is ideal for incorporating peer assessment activities into your class.

iPeer

Integrate peer evaluations into group work or team-based learning activities.

iClicker Cloud

Engage with students and stimulate discussion with real time questions.

Gradescope

Grade collaboratively with this assessment platform, designed to streamline paper-based and digital assignments.

FormScanner

Create customized multiple-choice forms and grade them through a scanning application at no cost.

ComPAIR

Develop student critical thinking skills through peer review and comparison.

CLAS

Collaborative Learning Annotation System (CLAS) is a web application that integrates video playback, time based annotation and commenting, recording, and media management, all into one application.

Camtasia

Record, edit, and produce screencast videos from your desktop.

Arts ePortfolios

Help students take their learning beyond your course by connecting academic experiences with professional opportunities.

Piazza

Create an online question and answer space for students to ask questions and get help from each other.

Turnitin

Ensure the academic integrity of assignment submissions and foster original thinking skills for your students.

Arts Content Management System (Arts CMS)

Engage your audiences with a public-facing website on the Arts Content Management System (Arts CMS), which was built to address the needs of the units within the Faculty of Arts.

Adobe

Get access to all the software you need to create and edit videos, images, audio, books, PDFs, and beyond.

Campus-Wide Login (CWL)

Your Campus-Wide Login (CWL) provides you with access to UBC online applications and systems with a single and secure sign-in account.

Canvas

Fulfill all your course needs though Canvas, UBC's primary learning platform for delivering online course content.

Arts Internal Resources (AIR)

Enhance collaboration and information sharing by creating an Arts Internal Resources (AIR) website where access can be controlled by your department and can act as a knowledge base and intranet.