Faculty Support Lab


We are here to help!


The Center's lab, located in Tinsley 105, provides work space, 'rest' space, computers, printers, scanners and a variety of software for faculty use.

Staff assisting faculty

Staff members are available for 'drop in' consultation on issues related to teaching, instructional technology, service-learning and other professional activities. To schedule an appointment with a specific consultant, please contact them directly.


Our services include assisting you with

  • Moodle

  • Course design and delivery for distance and face-to-face courses

  • Teaching with technology

  • Internal grants for travel, teaching and professional development

  • Professional Portfolios for annual evaluations, 3rd year review, promotion and tenure

  • Course evaluations and improving SOTs

  • Service-learning projects

  • Creating surveys in SurveyMonkey

  • Document and photo scanning

  • Video capturing and editing

  • DVD and CD burning

  • PDF document production

  • Web development

  • Printing posters for conference or classroom use

  • Multimedia and PowerPoint presentations

 

Our facilities include

  • Reading area with sofa and chairs

  • Tables with comfortable chairs for work between classes or away from the office

  • Training room with tables and 30 chairs, 13 wireless PC laptop computers , 50-inch wide-screen plasma television, and SmartBoard 3000i rear-projection presentation system and a Sympodium

  • VCRs, DVD players, tape players, and television sets for previewing of audio-visual materials

  • Small library of video tapes, handouts, and books for enhancing teaching and learning

 

Our lab equipment includes

  • Dell desktop computers with Windows XP SP2 (6)

  • Dell desktop computer with Windows 2000 (4)

  • Apple iMac desktop computer with built-in display (1)

  • Apple Macintosh G4 desktop computer with widescreen display (1)

  • HP ScanJet desktop digitizer with automatic document feeder (2)

  • HP ScanJet desktop digitizer without automatic document feeder (2)

  • Microtek desktop digitizer without automatic document feeder (4)

  • Color LaserJet printer (2)

  • Monochrome LaserJet printer (2)

  • HP inkjet color copier (1)

  • HP DesignJet 500PS 24-inch roll-paper color inkjet printer (1)

  • Epson Stylus 9600 Pro 44-inch roll-paper color inkjet printer (1)

  • 12" cool laminator (1)

  • Rotary-blade paper cutter (2)

  • Guillotine-blade paper cutter (1)

  • Memory card reader (1)

  • Microsoft Office XP on 2 computers

  • Microsoft Office 2003 on 8 computers

  • Microsoft FrontPage webpage program (7)

  • Microsoft Publisher desktop publishing program (5)

  • OpenOffice on all computers

  • Respondus test generator for Blackboard (3)

  • Dazzle audio-video digitizer (2)

  • Pinnacle Studio 10.6 video editing program (2)

  • WordPerfect suite (1)

  • Adobe Acrobat Professional (4)

  • Adobe Acrobat Standard (2)

  • Adobe Photoshop CS (2)

  • Adobe Photoshop CS 2 (1)

  • SPSS version 14 (all computers)

  • SAS version 9.1 (2)

  • Adobe Audition sound editing program (1)

  • Television set (1 stationary, 2 on carts)

  • VCR player/recorder (6)

  • DVD player (3)

  • DVD recorder/player (1)

  • Wacom Graphire digitizing tablet (1)

  • Heavy-duty shredder

  • 3-hole punch (2)

  • Wireless network access point

  • Cat-5 cable network access