Just for Faculty: Services
The Student Technology Center (STC), located on the 2nd Floor of Zahnow Library, offers tutoring for many of the software programs currently available in the open labs on campus.
Faculty can take advantage of the services offered by the STC by sending students to receive training in the Student Technology Center, or by requesting an In-class Workshop.
- Request an in-class Workshop
- Find out what kind of projecs the STC can assist with..
- Get more information on Faculty Software Training and Development
The Student Technology Center can assist students with questions about the following types of projects:
- Creating presentations with PowerPoint or Prezi.com
- Creating web pages using Wix.com or Dreamweaver
- Designing newsletters and brochures using Publisher and Indesign
- Producing electronic portfolios
- Editing digital video with iMovie and Moviemaker
- Scanning photos and documents
- Uploading assignments to Vspace
- Saving work to the M: drive
- Assistance with graphic software such as Fireworks, Photoshop and Illustrator
- Designing interactive media using Flash
- and many more . .
The Student Technology Center can also provide training in your classroom:
The STC will provide tutoring support for special course-specific software on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the STC Coordinator prior to the semester when you will be using the software to discuss purchase, installation and training. The STC cannot guarantee support of special software without prior notification. In addition, faculty members who require students to use technology to complete assignments may request in-class workshops for their students. The STC staff is available by reservation to deliver software training customized to support learning objectives, assignments and projects in virtually any discipline. To schedule a workshop, contact Greg LaLonde, at 989.964.2157 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty Software Development & Training
In addition, the Student Technology Center (library, 2nd fl.)and the The Instructional Technology Development Lab (C154) can assist in a variety of capacities to enhance your online teaching skills. The software utilized for such projects are cross-platform and multi-browser compliant. For training or assistance, call the ITD Lab, 989-964-7471 or the Student Technology Center (989.964.2299) for the following:
- Create, edit, and publish streaming video clips for use in the course
- Create audio / video podcasts of course lecture content
- Assist in digitization of traditional materials for web delivery
- Learn to integrate images into various media for enhanced content / presentation
- In-classroom workshops on using software to complete student projects (i.e.: PowerPoint, Publisher, Web pages, etc.)
- Advanced word processing (mail merge, document templates, track changes, commenting)
- Use spreadsheet technology and formulas (enhanced grade book presentation / display)
- Create multimedia tutorials (and "screencasts") on specific topics / software)
- Add voiceover audio to visual demonstrations of screen-based applications
Faculty members who would like to receive training for themselves should contact the Instructional Technology Development Lab at 989.964.7471.