Academic Technology

The Center for Academic Technology is committed to supporting and empowering MCLA faculty to improve the quality of instruction in all courses through training, consultation and support. We're here to assist you with:

  • Instructional design and development;
  • Canvas, our learning management system;
  • training and tools for universal design, including UDOIT;
  • hybrid and online teaching: planning, designing, and executing;
  • the Office 365 suite;
  • effective use of multimedia;
  • large-format printing;
  • and more!

We're here for...

We run small-group workshops and one-on-one consultations, as well as develop documentation to help you use and understand MCLA's technology tools. Check out our current schedule!

Have questions about hybrid and online teaching? Course design? Canvas, Teams, or any of our other tools? Book a remote or in-person meeting with us!

Request your Canvas courses today! You'll have the option of starting from a ready-made course template, pre-populated with current MCLA policies, syllabus scaffolding, and more.

Winter TechFest: 12/17/20

Join us Thursday, 12/17 from 1-4pm for a streamlined, seasonal, virtual version of our regular summer event, with a major emphasis on celebration and community. Yes, there absolutely will be swag!

Registration    Sign up to present!


Curated guides for students and faculty. Looking for a topic that's not mentioned here? Try TechHelp!

Canvas course checklist, universal design and digital accessibility, hybrid classroom technology, and more. Canvas login required.

Student Tech Orientations covering Canvas essentials and Office 365. Canvas login required.


The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) promotes student success by providing faculty and instructional staff with professional enrichment opportunities that support their development as educators, advisors, and scholars.


Gerol Petruzella

Associate Director
209 Murdock Hall
Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Jessica Yurkofsky

Instructional Designer
209 Murdock Hall
Hours: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm