Academic Technology

Here are some featured academic technologies used in ODUGlobal courses and supported by ODU.

How We Assess Instructional Technology Tools

Faculty Showcase

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  • The Digital Learning Operations team will handle the technology to deliver your live synchronous course while you concentrate on instruction.

    For assistance during a live class, message the technician connected to your class meeting or call 757-683-3173. For assistance with changes to upcoming live classes, such as providing access to a guest speaker, please email

  • For technical assistance outside of your live class meeting, contact the ITS Help Desk for 24-hour support at or 757-683-3192, or browse the ITS service portal for answers to common technical issues.

    During the course development process with Digital Innovation, our staff will also assist and guide faculty developers on the use of instructional technology tools.

With the expertise of our dedicated staff, ODUGlobal is researching and testing the latest technology offerings for online higher education.

Learn more about these exciting projects! 

XR (Extended Reality) Experience Space

Digital Twin

Gornto Hall Classrooms

Before a new instructional technology tool is added to our toolbox, our staff assess the technology through a comprehensive exploration of its use and capabilities. For each tool, we examine and consider:

  • Use case applicability
  • ADA and 508 accessibility compliance
  • Security and FERPA compliance
  • Cost effectiveness of the tool
  • Ease of use