Online Learning Resources

Classrooms for active learning

In December of 2013, The Special Committee on Classroom Design published a report outlining “traditional and emerging modalities of learning on campus.” The nine-member Committee, chaired by Mung Chiang, Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering, offered five recommendations for… Continue Reading →

Wrapped in secrecy: Professor Conlan reveals the not-so-secret secrets of medieval Japanese court documents using an innovative website

What do you do with a kirifu? Thomas Conlan, Professor of East Asian Studies, explains this, and many other mysteries on his new webpage, Komonjo. The website celebrates Conlan’s research concerning the three collections of medieval Japanese court manuscripts featured… Continue Reading →

Find training about teaching, management and classroom technologies

The McGraw Events calendar has a comprehensive listing of events concerning classroom technology and other topics of interest to students and faculty. provides free access to many training titles of interest to computer users, managers, creative professionals, career advice… Continue Reading →

Learn something new with

The Office of Information Technology at Princeton has a site license for, an award-winning, online software-training site. The training library contains over 1,000 titles featuring a wide variety of software packages, such as Adobe and Microsoft Office products,… Continue Reading →

Get help with Blackboard

The Blackboard help line is 8-0737. It is staffed 24/7. For more information, tutorials and training requests, visit the Blackboard Home page. A list of help topics can be found there under the section “FAQs and How-to.”

Web conferencing at Princeton

Web-conferencing, video-conferencing, telecollaboration. Curious about how to get started? While some uses are satisfied by consumer-grade systems, such as Skype, sometimes you meed a more robust web-conferencing environment. There are a few purpose-built rooms on campus, which are designed for… Continue Reading →

Use film, images, and other digital media in class

Princeton has a large body of digitized material you can use in teaching. Additionally, new materials can be digitized for use in your course. For help and suggestions on how to use material effectively tin teaching, contact the Educational and… Continue Reading →

Find existing film, images, and other media for teaching

A large number of readings, films, and audio recordings are available in digital format. To find existing audio, video, and image resources please consult the main library catalog (for audio and video resources), the Visual Resource Center for image files,… Continue Reading →

Digitize teaching materials

Be advised that DVD, VHS, and CD players in the seminar-sized classrooms are starting to fail and are not being replaced. Seminar-sized classrooms are being designed as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) — with a data projector or flat panel,… Continue Reading →

A new learning library for faculty members and administrators: Academic Impressions

Princeton has recently purchased a site license for a service called Academic Impressions, which hosts conferences and live webinars of interest to professionals in higher education. A recent sample of upcoming and past webinars include: Ideas for a more inclusive… Continue Reading →

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