Technology Resources for New Faculty

The Division of Technology Services would like to welcome you to River Falls!
Below is a list of some common technology resources with which you will be interacting.


 Lock  Password Self-Service

Reset your Falcon Account password. Your Falcon Account is the primary means to access university resources.  

University Administrative Systems 

Email and Calendar

outlook email Microsoft Outlook

  • Access my email and calendar from the web.
  • My course schedule can be imported into my calendar (client only)
  • Connect my mobile device to email and calendar (iPhone, Android, Blackberry)

Human Resources System

hrs logo My UW System


  • View my payroll information
  • View my benefits information
  • Change my personal contact information
  • Sign up for benefits electronically

Personal Folder and Campus Networked Folders

falconshare-iconFalcon Share

  • Store personal files securely on my "S" (home) drive.  
  • Access campus network folders ("T")

University Instructional Systems 


eSIS Logo  Electronic Student Information System

  • Access my course schedules and related rosters
  • Submit official course grades to the Registrar's Office
  • View my advisee information


D2L Learning Management System: D2L

  • Distribute course materials to my students (syllabus, presentations, readings, etc)
  • Collect my students assignments electronically
  • Send an email to the students signed up in my classes
  • Maintain an electronic gradebook for my students to monitor their progress
  • Incorporate online activities to my courses (web conferencing, discussions, quizzing)

Library Resources


  • Search campus databases for reference and research materials
  • Arrange a time for library orientation and instruction
  • Place materials on reserve for my students

Other Technology Services

Camtasia Relay


Screen Recording Software

  • Create an audio/video presentation of anything displayed on my computer screen. (PowerPoint presentation, webpage, etc)

Kaltura MediaSpace


Media Storage


  • Available to students, staff, and faculty members to upload and store videos
  • Distribute the link to my video
  • Restrict access to my video within D2L

Instructional Design

Two people Icon  Integrating Technology into My Courses
  • Email DoTS@uwrf.edumail with any requests
  • Collaborate with an instructional designer to plan out my course activities
  • Arrange for individual assistance using technology in my courses
  • Participate in a cohort of faculty members interested in teaching online or hybrid

Classroom Technology

Technology Resources Classroom Technology:TEC Rooms

  • Identify which technology is available to me in my classrooms
  • Schedule time to review the use of the technology in my classrooms

WISC Software

Discounted Software for Home Usewiscsoftware

  • Purchase discounted software to common computer software including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and more.

Good to Know Information!

Student Response Systems (i>clicker)

i>clicker encourages interactivity between learners and content. Incorporate multiple-choice questions during lectures that allow students to actively participate in the course by answering questions and receiving immediate feedback on key concepts.To utilize a classroom set of iClickers in your course contact Textbook Services.

Test Scoring Machines

Two test score machines are located in the library.  Check with your department on how to locate student test forms.

Campus Computer Labs

General access labs are found in Davee Library and WEB and may be used by any university student, faculty or staff member.  Request a computer lab

Technology Equipment available for Checkout

Microphone headsets, web cameras, and compact camcorders are available for checkout to faculty members for course activities.