The Catholic University of America

Welcome to Instructional Technology

The Office of Instructional Technology has great resources and experts on staff to help you find the right technological tools to enhance your personal pedagogical style and improve learning in your class.


Instructional Technology provides detailed instruction on the Blackboard Learn 9.1 Learning Management System.  Use Blackboard tools to reach students beyond the traditional walls of the classroom.

Click this link to access available Blackboard tutorials


Instructional Technology offers tutorials and training on Panopto, an all-in-one video and audio recording platform.  This tool can assist in flipping the classroom, capturing lectures, and supplementing learning content for students.

Click this link for tutorials on setup, usage, and best practice for Panopto.

Instructional Technology has built online training and tutorials to support the editing and construction of university websites through the CUA custom Content Management System, Topaz.

Click this link for Topaz tutorials.

If you have questions or requests beyond what the above tutorials provide, please submit a support ticket at or email with your request.