Technology Resources

The Technology Learning Center seeks to provide students, faculty, and staff with resources on current technology used both inside and outside education.

For additional technology support or suggestions for technology resources, please contact the TLC Help Desk at
(501) 450-3400 or

Support for Blackboard is provided by the Department of Information Technology (IT). Please visit the following links on the IT webpage for support, or contact the IT Help Desk at (501) 450-3107.

Blackboard IT Resources
IDC Resources


Forward Bearmail to a Personal Email Account
Student Groupwise Email - Includes guides on setting up email on mobile devices

Chalk & Wire

Chalk and Wire

The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). In order to demonstrate accreditation requirements, the Professional Education Unit (PEU) must provide evidence that all candidates meet basic competencies in their fields of study. These competencies are demonstrated through key assessments completed in each program. Chalk and Wire ( ) is the online system through which key assessments are collected, evaluated, and stored for analysis and accreditation purposes. Candidates will purchase a subscription to Chalk and Wire as indicated by their professors.

Chalk and Wire subscription codes can be purchased through The UCA Bookstore.

For assistance, please contact the Technology Learning Center Help Desk by e-mail at or by phone at (501) 450-3400.


Please visit the Chalk and Wire Help Site for instructions on a huge array of topics, such as:

  • Register for an account
  • Create a portfolio
  • Submit coursework
  • Withdraw an assignment
  • Viewing results
  • Video Guides
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Assessing student work (Instructors)
  • Assessment options (Instructors)
  • + Much more!




SMART Board Training and Resources

SMART Software Downloads

SMART Exchange - Resources for Teachers

The computers in the TLC computer lab are loaded with SMART Board Notebook software for student use. Faculty members should contact the TLC Help Desk to install SMART Board Notebook software on their computers.