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Innovative technology educational center

  1. 1. INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY EDUCATIONAL CENTER Clay Campbell- Trinity Lutheran College
  2. 2. AGENDA  Mission  Objectives  Deliverables  Roles and Responsibilities  Work Break down  Risks  Schedule  Budget
  3. 3. MISSION  To establish a center that will improve and advance the quality of education by utilizing technological means.  To provide ongoing technology support and training in the area of educational technology.  To provide students with the knowledge to fix and repair basic technology problems. .
  4. 4. OBJECTIVES  The integration of innovated information technology in the higher education sector is a very important step in meeting the challenges presented by new styles of learning, especially with the increased global communication and availability of information. It is vital that the students become familiar with the concept and use of innovative information technology in order equip them for future job market. Likewise, the faculty will also achieve better quality in their teaching approach.
  5. 5. OBJECTIVES  Provide infrastructure and development to support “live and virtual” services for Windows  Maintain and create servers and migrate some existing servers to the new virtual environments  Provide standard platform definitions for quick server setup (golden images)  Maintain 24 x 7 Support, quick response time  Provide first round of training for support organizations  Provide redundancy, backup and recovery along with data security  Offer support of Windows, Linux, and Mac OS file systems
  6. 6. DELIVERABLES  Objective 1 – Assess the concept of virtual servers and possible hardware and software suppliers.  Objective 2 – Design a clear process to set up new virtual servers and computers. Migrate existing servers and computers to the virtual environment.
  7. 7. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Project Sponsor: Provides support to the project manager and the project team. Creates high level contacts and creates exposure to the public. Is in charge of overall performance of the project.  Project Manager: Involved in all major planning and ensure the project is completed on time, within budget and within the scope.  Project Team Members:  Server Expert  Storage Manager  IT Services Expert  Windows Application Specialist  Educational Technology Specialist  Curriculum development specialist  Advisors: Ensures compliance with educational accreditation and provides direction in implementation into current teaching methods.  Library Services Supervisor: Creates seamless implementation with current library resources and staff.
  8. 8. WORK BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE  ITEC Structure Design and Development: A proper location and equipment needs to be designed and purchased. Once completed equipment needs to be installed in proper locations.  Campus-wide Research and Development: Analyze existing methods of utilizing technology in the classroom. Use findings to direct ITEC development and structure.  Faculty Development: Create training program for faculty to use new technology methods in the classroom.  Student Development: Create training program for students to develop themselves effect technology education methods. Provide them the tools and resources to assist faculty in solving technology related problems.
  9. 9. RISKS  Non-acceptance of the idea  Environment does not perform satisfactorily  Budget is not approved, outside money is not obtained  Deployment is to complex or difficult to manage
  10. 10. SCHEDULE  Project Start- January 2011  Needs Assessment 14 days  Facilities Planning 15 days  Component order and delivery 90 days  Facilities Building 60 days  Installation 15 days  Training 15 days  System launch 1 days  Project Complete August 1st 2011
  11. 11. BUDGET  Total Investment Cost: $24,200  Initial Working Capital $6,000  Manpower  15 persons x 90 man hours (avg. 12/hr) = $16,200  ROI= est. 36 months
  12. 12. ACTION STEPS  Project charter needs approval by January 2nd 2010  Leadership Committees finalized  Questions and Discussion