Technology Resources

The Learning Technologies department is dedicated to your successful use of technology in the classroom. To support UTSA faculty and staff, we provide classroom technology training as well as tutorials and informational resources for a variety of products.

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Although Academic Technology provides a variety of technology and software in UTSA general classrooms, some products listed on this page must be purchased by the user. All of these resources are provided for informational purposes only and their inclusion on this page does not indicate the intent of either Academic Technology or the Office of Information Technology to purchase or provide all of the products for your use.

Classroom Technology Training

Interested in learning how to use the classroom podium technology? Use the Classroom Technology Request form to get personal help.


Product Cheat Sheets

The following documents summarize the basic features and frequently asked questions for useful instructional technologies. Click a link to open a pdf file.


Skype for Business Cheat Sheet Lync Cheat Sheet


Informational Resources


Medial Library


The Medial Library is a solution for the management and delivery of media content. Helix allows universal streaming of media files and integrates with Blackboard Learn for access on computers or mobile devices.


Medial Resources Access Medial Library Upload Media Files
Linking and/or Uploading Media in Blackboard Embed Media in Blackboard Using Mobile Devices
Medial Library Help Topics    



i>Clicker Cloud Classroom Student Response System


Click here for more detailed information about using i>Clicker Cloud at UTSA.


Lync 2013 is now Skype for Business

Skype for Business, formerly Lync, is a video collaboration app available to the UTSA community that solves a variety of distance communication needs through its videoconferencing, recording, and sharing capabilities. Skype can be used on or off campus to host meetings and record lectures or presentations. To learn more about Skype for Business, explore the comprehensive tutorial here Skype for Business Tutorial.

Please note: The Skype feature for calls to phone numbers is not activated for UTSA at this time.


Skype Product Site Basic Tasks Guest Instructions
Mobile Devices Info Cheat Sheet Recommended USB Devices


Microsoft Office 2013

Microsoft Office 2013 is a productivity suite for the creation and management of data, communications, notes, presentations, and desktop publications. Click here to visit the general Microsoft Office support site or use the product specific resources listed below.


What's New in Access 2013? What's New in Excel 2013? What's New in OneNote 2013?
Basic Tasks in Access Basic Tasks in Excel Basic Tasks in OneNote
Access Quick Start Guide Excel Quick Start Guide OneNote Quick Start Guide


What's New in Outlook 2013? What's New in PowerPoint 2013? What's New in Publisher 2013?
Basic Tasks in Outlook Basic Tasks in PowerPoint Basic Tasks in Publisher
Outlook Quick Start Guide PowerPoint Quick Start Guide Publisher Quick Start Guide


What's New in Word 2013?    
Basic Tasks in Word    
Word Quick Start Guide  


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