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  • There are three LCD projector to loan 1 Eiki, 2 Panansonic One document camera to loan Two camcorders to loan Three laptop computers to loan Continually trying to be aware of the needs and improve our inventory accordingly
  • Main Focus - academics at this point the ATC is focused on helping faculty put course information on the Web as opposed to actually creating academic departmental web sites - which will still be handled by the web master TechCons - available during fixed hours when ATC is open; open hours to work with faculty on a consulting basis
  • Software Netscape Communicator (including Composer - for HTML editing) Microsoft Office 97 Graphics package (Adobe Photoshop 5.0)
  • For major project -meet with you and discuss what it is you want to do -create storyboard of the page (pictorial representation) -then a TechCon will be assigned to work with you -Tech Con will call to set up an appointment, discuss things in detail, and the date project will go online will be determined
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    1. 1. Office of Instructional Technology (O.I.T.) <ul><li>Classrooms of Yesterday </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard / Chalk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Media Resources” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Classrooms of Today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard Classrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TV’s, VCR’s, Computer Hookups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced Classrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Computer / Instructor’s Stations </li></ul></ul></ul>
    2. 2. Panuska Hall Instructor’s Station
    3. 3. Panuska Hall PAN302 Classroom
    4. 4. Panuska Hall High Tech Classroom
    5. 5. Office of Instructional Technologies (OIT) <ul><li>Office of Instructional Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Technology Center </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Education Facilities & Support </li></ul>
    6. 6. General Information <ul><li>What is OIT? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OIT provides faculty, staff, and students with a variety of audiovisual equipment for classroom use as well as special events. Delivery and setup of equipment is included. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through the newly established Academic Technology Center (ATC) OIT assists faculty with the integration of technology into the classroom. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OIT is also responsible for providing support for the Distance Learning centers on campus. </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. OIT Location and Hours <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Communications Wing - St. Thomas Hall 4th Floor </li></ul><ul><li>Hours - Year Round </li></ul><ul><li>Monday - Thursday 7:45 A.M. - 10:00 P.M. </li></ul><ul><li>Friday 7:45 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday - Sunday Closed </li></ul>
    8. 8. OIT Staff <ul><li>Mike Krypel - OIT technician </li></ul><ul><li>Peg Hazen - OIT supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>Eugeniu Grigorescu - Instructional Technologist </li></ul><ul><li>Aileen McHale - Assistant Director, DIR </li></ul><ul><li>Pete Sakowski - Network Resources, technician for OIT </li></ul><ul><li>Mike Collins - works for DIR, part-time for OIT </li></ul>
    9. 9. Who May Borrow Equipment? <ul><li>Equipment is available for loan to faculty, staff, and students to support official University programs and events. </li></ul><ul><li>During heavy booking situations, priority is given to teaching faculty and institutional level events. </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty should request equipment for student use. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Services Offered by OIT <ul><li>Delivery and setup of equipment in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Videotape student presentations in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Videotape lectures and special events, with the permission of the presenter. </li></ul><ul><li>Downlink teleconferences via satellite. Proper license must be secured by the requester. </li></ul><ul><li>Off-air program copies. Special guidelines apply. </li></ul><ul><li>Duplicating video tapes. Copyright rules apply. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Services Offered by OIT (continued) <ul><li>Video conferencing/distance learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Technical support during regular business hours. </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency and laminating services available for a small fee. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain classroom equipment. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides resources to faculty and staff in support in integrating technology into instruction as well as professional development. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Equipment Available through OIT <ul><li>Overhead Projector </li></ul><ul><li>Video Projector (Eiki, Panasonic) </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Projector </li></ul><ul><li>Public Address system with fixed mic </li></ul><ul><li>Television monitor with video cassette player </li></ul><ul><li>Television monitor with laser disk player </li></ul><ul><li>Video Projectors with video cassette players </li></ul><ul><li>Document Camera (Elmo) </li></ul><ul><li>Audio cassette player </li></ul>
    13. 13. Equipment Available through OIT (continued) <ul><li>Screens (5’ and 8’ available) </li></ul><ul><li>Laser pointer </li></ul><ul><li>Video Camcorder </li></ul><ul><li>Film Projector 16mm </li></ul><ul><li>Film-strip with audio cassette player </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Laptop Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Liquid Crystal Display Panel (LCD panel) </li></ul>
    14. 14. How To Request Services <ul><li>Call O.I.T. at 941-7469. </li></ul><ul><li>Generally 24 hours notice is needed to guarantee a reservation. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Questions ???
    16. 16. Academic Technology Center (ATC) <ul><li>Opened in November, 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>A team was created to help establish the center </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: To provide a designated area where staff and students will assist faculty and staff with the integration of technology into the curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Main Focus: Academics </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty interested in putting their course materials on the Web or who want to create a PowerPoint presentation can get assistance from the ATC. </li></ul><ul><li>TechCons - the ATC is staffed by students who have experience in designing web sites and using multimedia. </li></ul>
    17. 17. ATC Location and Hours <ul><li>Communications Wing - St. Thomas Hall Room 4107. </li></ul><ul><li>ATC Hours: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday 2pm - 4pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday 2pm - 6pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wednesday 1pm - 3pm and 6:15 - 8:15 pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thursday 10am - 12pm and 4pm - 6pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday 12pm - 4pm </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. ATC Equipment <ul><li>Equipment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Four Pentium II computers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two printers (one laser jet and one color inkjet) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two scanners (one allows the user to scan text, graphics, and slides) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One recordable CD-ROM drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One DVD drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One Zip drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One digital camera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One digital palette (for creating 35mm slides) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul>
    19. 19. ATC Services <ul><li>Customer Needs Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Web Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance with PowerPoint Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance with the use of Multimedia Resources </li></ul>
    20. 20. ATC - Customer Needs Assessment <ul><li>This involves meeting with faculty and staff, analyzing how they would like to use technology, and then providing them with direction and assistance to accomplish their goals. </li></ul>
    21. 21. ATC -Web Consulting <ul><li>TechCons will be available to assist faculty and staff in developing and/or transferring course content or personal home pages on the Web. Students will assist faculty and staff in designing their web site via storyboarding and format their documents with the appropriate HTML codes. </li></ul><ul><li>It is not necessary for faculty and staff to have experience with HTML coding. </li></ul>
    22. 22. ATC -Assistance with PowerPoint <ul><li>Provide assistance to faculty and staff in creating/designing PowerPoint presentations to meet their needs. This includes storyboarding the presentation and incorporating text, graphics (photos and clipart), animation, Web links and backgrounds. </li></ul>
    23. 23. ATC - Assistance with Multimedia Resources <ul><li>TechCons will be available to assist faculty and staff in using multimedia resources in the ATC such as scanners, digital cameras and color printers. </li></ul>
    24. 24. How To Get Help From The ATC <ul><li>Contact Aileen McHale at x4365 to set up an appointment </li></ul><ul><li>Stop in the ATC: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to update a Web page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for scanning services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to get started creating a PowerPoint presentation </li></ul></ul>
    25. 25. Web Courseware Tools <ul><li>Full blown products that enable the user to easily put a course on the Web for teaching purposes. These products consist of many components such as listservs, chat rooms, assignments, tests/quizzes, course content </li></ul><ul><li>Last year, working with OID, five faculty members evaluated five of these products and narrowed the choice down to two - WEBCT and COURSEINFO </li></ul>
    26. 26. Future - Web Courseware Projects <ul><li>During the Spring semester further evaluation will take place by some faculty members and ATC team members </li></ul><ul><li>By the end of the Spring semester one of the packages will be selected as the standard university courseware tool and will be available for Fall 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>ATC will provide support for this product </li></ul>
    27. 27. Questions ???
    28. 28. Distance Education <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Types </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities on Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>OIT Support/Services </li></ul><ul><li>Current Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Involved Teaching </li></ul>
    29. 29. Distance Education - Definition <ul><li>Distance education is planned learning that occurs in a different place from teaching and as a result requires special techniques of course design, special instructional techniques, special methods of communication by electronic and other technology, as well as special organizational and administrative arrangements (Moore, Michael G. and Greg Kearsley. Distance Education: A Systems View , 1996) </li></ul>
    30. 30. Distance Education - Types <ul><li>Correspondence/Independent study </li></ul><ul><li>Radio broadcast </li></ul><ul><li>Audioconferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Teleconferencing </li></ul>
    31. 31. Videoconferencing - Facilities <ul><li>Two new videoconference rooms: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Panuska 110 (fully operational) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Panuska 213 (operational in early January 1999 - formerly St. Thomas 589) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Panuska 110 serves as classroom as well </li></ul><ul><li>Panuska 213 is dedicated to videoconferences </li></ul><ul><li>CMC has a videoconference classroom </li></ul>
    32. 32. Videoconferencing - Equipment <ul><li>VTEL equipment in both rooms (TC 5000 in PAN 110 and LC 3000 in PAN 213) </li></ul><ul><li>Document cameras (Elmo) available in both locations </li></ul><ul><li>Panasonic LCD projector in PAN 110 </li></ul><ul><li>3 ISDN lines available at each location on campus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>connections at 384 Kbps capability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>VTEL equipment at CMC owned by the University of Scranton </li></ul>
    33. 33. OIT Videoconference Support <ul><li>Support of all academic related videoconferences </li></ul><ul><li>Technical assistance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>test call with remote sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>establish connection </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Training assistance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>operate equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>adapt class material for videoconference purposes </li></ul></ul>
    34. 34. Current Projects <ul><li>name faculty and classes taught </li></ul><ul><li>did some outside </li></ul>
    35. 35. Getting Involved Teaching <ul><li>Contact O.I.D. to express interest in teaching at a distance </li></ul><ul><li>O.I.D. will contact O.I.T. for technical support and training assistance </li></ul>
    36. 36. Questions