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Mission Statement

Our mission is to support the CSUN community in its endeavor to transform and elevate students’ lives through education, by spearheading the integration of technology and universal design to enrich teaching and learning.

To accomplish this mission, we champion equitable access to education regardless of one’s ability and background, create professional development training opportunities, support the adoption of instructional technology for curricular enrichment, and develop data-supported tools to facilitate faculty, staff, and student success.

We are committed to delivering the highest standards of service, promoting innovation in the classroom, and fostering partnerships that benefit our CSUN community.

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Welcome Back Letter from Academic Technology

August 23, 2021

Helen Heinrich

Welcome to Fall 2021! We approach this time filled with excitement as many of us will be back on campus, and still with some trepidation as the spread of the Delta variant continues to remind us that we are not yet out of the woods. The safety of our students, faculty, and staff is our top priority. Read more about Welcome Back Letter from Academic Technology

CSUCCESS Provides iPads For First-Time CSUN Students

August 23, 2021


CSUCCESS (California State University Connectivity Contributing to Equity and Student Success) is an initiative that represents CSUN and the CSU’s commitment to student success by providing all first-time freshmen and first-time transfer students with a 64GB iPad Air, Apple pencil, and Apple Smart Keyboard Folio for free to use through the completion of their degree. Read more about CSUCCESS Provides iPads For First-Time CSUN Students

New Canvas Course Accessibility Report Feature Available

August 23, 2021

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New for 2021-22! The Course Accessibility Report is powered by Canvas Ally and is available in the navigation menu for each of your Canvas courses. The Course Accessibility Report gives you an overview of the accessibility of your course, including guidance like “easiest issues to fix” and “fix low scoring content." The Course Accessibility Report also lists all of the content within that course and displays the Canvas Ally dial for each item. Read more about New Canvas Course Accessibility Report Feature Available

The Life-Changing Magic of Canvas Rubrics

Early Bird Accessibility

Doctoral Student Academic Technology Equity Fellowship Recipient Announced