Instructional Technology

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The area of Instructional Technology supports faculty in incorporating technology in their classrooms and course instruction. The following systems or software are available to faculty:

Canvas (LMS)​

Canvas is a Learning Management System that allows faculty to deliver course material electronically. It offers tools such as discussion boards, e-mail, and chat that allow documents and web pages to be displayed. Canvas can be used as a supplement to a traditional course, in a hybrid course, or completely online course.


Zoom is a  video communications software platform, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars.

Deborah F. Dent, Ph.D.
Chief Information Officer
Information Technology
Phone: 601.979.4299

Michael A. Robinson, Ed.D.
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Information Technology
Phone: 601.979.5934

Jackson State University
1400 John R. Lynch St.
P.O.Box 17750
Jackson, Mississippi  39217