Learning Technology Support

The Learning Technology team supports and provides resources to meet the various technology needs of the UBC Okanagan community.

Email our helpdesk at ctl.helpdesk@ubc.ca for requests related to your learning technology needs.

Support Documents

For Learning Technologies step-by-step guides.

Check out our 12 tips on setting up a Canvas course shell.




Canvas is UBC’s primary learning platform for delivering online course content.​ In Canvas, you can share materials (text or multimedia), enable student collaboration and discussion, manage assignments and quizzes, and assign grades. Canvas can also be used with many other UBC learning technologies.



Kaltura is a media platform for instructors and students to create, store and share multimedia content directly in Canvas, without using your course disk space limits.


Zoom is a ​video/audio web-conferencing and collaboration tool that lets you meet with others in real time.


Canvas: UBC’s primary learning platform

CLAS: peer annotations of multimedia

iClicker Cloud: polling in the classroom

iPeer: peer review of the intra-group collaboration process

Kaltura: video capture, storage, and streaming in Canvas

peerScholar: peer review of individual, group or case study assignments

PeerWise: peer review of study questions

Piazza: a discussion board tool

Respondus Lockdown Browser: a custom browser that locks down the testing environment

Respondus Quiz: creating and managing exams or quizzes

Remark (Optical Mark Recognition): scanning and marking multiple choice bubble sheet exams (in person classes)

Zoom: video/audio web-conferencing and collaboration

Learning Technology Hub

The Learning Technology Hub (also known as the LT Hub) is a central resource (based in Vancouver) where faculty and staff can explore the learning technology tools available to them at UBC.