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Faculty Ed-Tech Resources

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About Education Technology

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Education technology support is provided by the Academic Technologies team within the Office of Information Technology. We offer a wide range of services to enhance the instructional/learning experience for Baylor College of Medicine faculty and learners.

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Educational Resources

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Active Data

Room Reservation Request & Institution Event Calendar

If you do not have an ActiveData Calendar account, you may request one by sending an email to calendar-admin@bcm.edu.

You will be prompted to login using your SS

Aquifer Aquifer provides case-based virtual courses for clinical learning.  Aquifer’s courses are evidence-based, peer-reviewed, and continuously updated by the Educators Consortium, to support best practices in clinical teaching and learning. Created by educators, for educators—in close collaboration with their national organizations—Aquifer’s courses build essential knowledge and clinical reasoning skills for health professions students, grounded in Aquifer’s pedagogy. Access only for SOM. Request access by sending an email to ed-tech@bcm.edu

Blackboard Resources

Login

Web-based learning management system designed to support fully online courses

BCM Faculty

You will be prompted to login using your SSO

Box

BCM Cloud Storage

Contact the BCM Help Desk at 713-798-8737 for issues or concerns. 

You will be prompted to login using your SSO

Canfit 17

Prosthetics and Orthotics CAD

 

E*Value

Web-based Evaluation Software

School of Medicine - contact Lori Ezzell

School of Health Professions PA Program - contact Yvonnne Baier

ExamSoft Resources

Login

Assessment software for Educational Programs

Available to Faculty with teaching roles in the School of Medicine or School of Health Professions

You will be prompted to login using your SSO

IBM SPSS Statistics

Comprehensive set of statistical tools

BCM does not have an institutional license. For purchase ibm.com/products/spss-statistics

Lecture Capture

AVIS request link

Record your lectures through the Audio-Visual department

Available to BCM Faculty

You will be prompted to login using your SSO

MedHub

Wed-based Residency Management System

Graduate Medical Education

Admin: Dennis Jeorge

Medline Plus

 

MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

 

Off-campus access: Yes

Microsoft Office Office Basics Office Cheat Sheets
Mobile apps

 

 

National Library of Medicine

 

The world’s largest medical library including a gateway to simultaneous searching of 20 NLM databases.

 

Off-campus access: Yes

Poll Everywhere Resources

Login

Classroom Response System. Helps instructors assess student understanding of course topics, provides immediate feedback to students, builds class community

Available to BCM Faculty

REDCap

Research Electronic Data Capture - web application for building and managing online surveys and databases

Genetics Counseling program - the School of Health Professions

RefWorks

Reference Management Software

Access through the TCM Library

Reprotox

Information system developed by the Reproductive Toxicology Center

Genetics Counseling program - the School of Health Professions

Success Factors BCM Learning Management System For general questions about the LMS LMSquestions@bcm.edu.  For login issues contact the BCM IT Helpdesk lt-support@bcm.edu.
Survey Monkey

Web-based Survey Software

 

Typhon

Web-based Evaluation Software

School of Health Professions - contact Ramona Miller
Up-to-date

Clinical decision support resource

Free if accessing on campus with BCM WiFi, or off-campus with VPN.

If users access the site on campus (with BCM WiFi) the site will recognize them and they won’t be asked to pay for a subscription. If users access the site away from campus (like from home), then they need to be on VPN (Choose Group: ERC). If they are off campus and not on VPN, then they will be prompted to pay for a subscription.

You will be prompted to login using your SSO.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Baylor College of Medicine’s VPN solution allows employees/students who are connected to the Internet through their own private connection (DSL, cable modem, AT&T U-verse, etc.) to access BCM computing resources as if they were physically connected to Baylor’s network.

n order to use a VPN connection, you will be required to install and configure the VPN software on the computer that you will be using to remotely connect to the Baylor network. BCM Office of Information Technology provides the VPN software  client and the instructions to download and install it.

 

IT MFA Install Brochure

Contact the BCM Help Desk at 713-798-8737 for issues or concerns. 

 

You will be prompted to login using SSO

vBrick

Cloud Portal for Accessing Lecture Videos

For questions or help with issues, contact AV at av@bcm.edu

Contact the BCM Help Desk at 713-798-8737 for login issues. 

You will be prompted to login using your SSO

Zoom Resources

Login

Video Conferencing Service

Getting Started with Zoom

For questions or help with issues, contact AV at av@bcm.edu

Contact the BCM Help Desk at 713-798-8737 for login issues.

You will be prompted to login using your SSO

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Contact Us

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For assistance with technology in the classroom: Please contact the Ed-Tech Staff at ed-tech@bcm.edu

If you need immediate assistance, call the BCM Help Desk at (713) 798-8737 or send an email to lt-support@bcm.edu.

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System Updates

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Read the latest updates about education technology systems.

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Educational Technology Workshops

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A listing of the current workshops and their descriptions.

Calendar
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Faculty Technology Sheet

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Get an overview of education technology at Baylor, how to use it, and who to contact.