Academic Computing Mission



Aca­d­e­mic Com­put­ing is focused on the imple­men­ta­tion of instruc­tional tech­nol­ogy.  In col­lab­o­ra­tion with fac­ulty and staff, Aca­d­e­mic Com­put­ing works to enhance stu­dent learn­ing by encour­ag­ing the use of applic­a­ble tech­nol­ogy in edu­ca­tion, serv­ing as a resource for infor­ma­tion regard­ing new direc­tions in the use of tech­nol­ogy in teach­ing, and pro­vid­ing instruc­tors the oppor­tu­nity for pro­fes­sional devel­op­ment.  Aca­d­e­mic Com­put­ing offers a num­ber of ser­vices for fac­ulty, depart­ments, and uni­ver­sity pro­grams.  Our ser­vices are cus­tomiz­able based on your needs and assis­tance can be pro­vided indi­vid­u­ally or in a group.

Examples of Academic Computing Services:
  • Course Con­sul­ta­tions:  Hybrid/online course design and devel­op­ment
  • Black­board Sup­port:  Assis­tance with Black­board learn­ing man­age­ment course tools
  • Tech­nol­ogy Con­sul­ta­tions:  Depart­ment advis­ing about tech­nol­ogy pur­chases
  • Train­ing Ses­sions:  Cus­tom train­ing about tech­nol­ogy and/or teach­ing best prac­tices
  • Drop In Hours:  Aca­d­e­mic Com­put­ing pro­vides drop in hours three days a week
  • Lunch & Learns:  Train­ing ses­sions offered through­out two aca­d­e­mic semes­ters
  • Webi­nars:  Online asyn­chro­nous pro­fes­sional devel­op­ment offered on a reg­u­lar basis