Technology Resources

The Office of Digital Education partners with faculty to design and deliver online learning experiences across CU Denver and CU Anschutz using a wide range of technologies and resources. Our team of Instructional Designers and consultants can coach you on implementing these technologies and resources in your online courses through sound pedagogy and a focus on the learning experience of our students. Learn about the technologies and resources available to you as an online teacher below.

Whether you teach online or face-to-face, our team can coach you on implementing technology in your classroom. Learn more about the technologies and resources we have available below.


CU Denver/Anschutz
Course Template

All instructors are invited to use this template as a starting point when developing an online course. This template was created by the Instructional Design and Program Development team in the Office of Digital Education at CU Denver | Anschutz.

Available Technology

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Canvas is the learning management system (LMS) used by the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz for online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses. There are a number of resources available from Canvas directly to support faculty AND students. The Canvas guides provide you step-by-step directions for doing just about anything in Canvas. Share the student guide with students to help them navigate the platform. 

Need Canvas Help?
The university has 24/7 Canvas support for both faculty and students. Canvas Support can assist you with all your Canvas-related questions and problems that you may encounter.

Canvas Support
24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week!
You can also contact Canvas Support via the 'Help' button from within Canvas

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Techsmith Relay

Techsmith Relay is our university video hosting platform and screen recording tool. This tool allows you to add in-video quizzing within your videos. Those quiz results can then feed into your Canvas gradebook. In addition, Techsmith Relay can auto-generate ADA compliant captions for your videos. This tool is free for all faculty and students of the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz.

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Techsmith Relay Tutorials:

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Techsmith Snagit

Techsmith Snagit is screen capture and editing software for images. With this tool, you can add annotations to images to quickly explain a process or provide meaningful feedback. This software is available to faculty only and requires a key code after downloading. Contact the OIT Service Desk to obtain your key code at 303.724.3457 or

Request your key code from the OIT Service Desk

Techsmith Snagit Tutorials: