Learning Technologies

A Lifetime of Learning Starts in Your Class

Northeastern’s portfolio of learning technologies includes anytime-anywhere learning management, collaboration systems, content delivery solutions, and numerous other programs that specialize in enhanced learning opportunities. Here, you can select a learning technology for vendor-provided training.

Academic Integrity Tools

A collection of tools that promote students honoring their Northeastern University Academic Integrity pledge.


Canvas is Northeastern’s learning management system that empowers learners with mobile, social, and cloud-based course content.

Canvas Studio

This system allows students and instructors in Canvas to collaborate through audio and video media, and also provides useful video metrics to instructors.

Modular and Mobile-friendly

Northeastern ITS offers several tools to make it easier for faculty to create customized and interactive experiences for students.

LinkedIn Learning

Using LinkedIn Learning, faculty can integrate meaningful courses and video content directly into their course. LinkedIn Learning offers more than 5,000 on-demand content on business, creative, and technology skills.

Poll Everywhere Student Response

Poll Everywhere is a student response solution that allows students to respond to polling questions via mobile device or web browser, and displays results in real time.

Qwickly Attendance

Qwickly Attendance enables faculty to take attendance using a list on screen or allow students to check in on their own browser, complete with a PIN and countdown timer.

Respondus Lockdown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is a tool that locks down the testing environment to prevent students from browsing to other sites during an exam.

Teaching and Learning Accessibility Support

Classroom content and interactions should be able to be experienced by all of your students regardless of physical or learning differences. Learn about options for creating accessible content in your courses.

VoiceThread Video and Voice Discussion Board

VoiceThread is a third-party tool that allows you and your students to create multimedia presentations and discuss via text, voice, or video. Discussion is asynchronous, so students can enter the discussion at their convenience, and you can watch the discussion as it happens.

Publisher and Open Educational Resources

Many teaching and learning resources integrate into Canvas easily.


Gradescope is an assessment, rubric and grading tool integrated into Canvas that allows faculty to use rubric-based grading for hand-written or code-based assessments.

Digication e-Portfolio

Digication e-portfolio provides a platform for students, teachers, alumni, and professionals to showcase their work and ideas. They are archives of learning, discovery, progress, achievement, and reflection.

Panopto Lecture Capture

Panopto is the supported lecture capture tool for Northeastern. Users can record, stream, upload, share and view course recordings at anytime, anywhere, from their preferred environment.

Qualtrics Survey

Qualtrics is a web-based survey software tool that supports research, teaching and administration by allowing users to develop and deploy surveys, store data, and analyze results. Qualtrics is available to Northeastern faculty, staff, and students.

Qwickly Course Tools

Qwickly course tools are integrated into Canvas to provide faculty a single hub to post announcements, distribute content, and create discussion topics to one or multiple courses.

Respondus Test Creator

Respondus Test Creator supports creating quizzes and tests in Canvas through Word document or Excel spreadsheet upload.

TurnItIn Plagiarism Detection

The Turnitin integration in Canvas provides a comprehensive tool to support conversations about expectations around original work. Features include plagiarism detection, online grading and feedback tools, and peer review workflows.


The popular conferencing platform allows instructors to see up to 49 students at a time, create breakout rooms for group work, and more. Best practices and appropriate uses