Information Technology Services

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Academic Technology News and Updates

Check this page often for ATS news and updates!

Academic Technology Services is committed to providing the best services possible to the USD community. Our primary goal is to partner with faculty to ensure successful adoption of technology resources to enhance classroom activities and engage learners, both in the face-to-face and online environments.

Feel free to contact us at any time: iTeam x7400 or email iteam@sandiego.edu.



Upcoming Faculty Events & Initiative Deadlines

Apple

Apple Academy - Faculty Drop-In Event

Please join us for this workshop conducted by Apple Higher Education professionals designed for busy faculty schedules! You can attend all 3 drop in sessions or one that fits your schedule. Lunch will be provided! Seats are limited, please register now! This workshop is designed for faculty who would like to refine their productivity and instructional skills using iPad or Mac applications. iPads will be available for attendees. Just-in-time learning on topics: iPad Essentials, Mac Essentials, Content Creation and iBook Authoring.

Register Now for April 25 Event!

SII

Summer Innovation Institute - Roadmap To Redesign

Are you interested in attending a 2-week intensive, transformational instructional program that will enable you to design and develop an exemplary Blackboard course? Faculty learn to how maximize effective technology use in their teaching and how to keep students engaged. A wide range of topics include flipping the classroom, multimedia integration, and iPad apps. We will examine your course materials, explore valuable tools and technology resources available at USD for classroom and hybrid teaching, and delve into pedagogical theory with hands-on workshops and guest speakers. Read more ...

Two Proposed Sessions: June 2 - 13 & August 4 - 15
(Minimum enrollment must be met in order for both sessions to be offered)

Apply for the Session of Your Choice Now! Deadline: March 31, 2014

STA Program

Student Technology Assistant - Now Accepting Applications for Fall '14!

Do you have an idea for a technology-based project that you've been keeping on the back burner? Apply to the STA program and be paired up with a technically skilled student for an entire semester and see that project come to life! Read more ...

Apply Now! Fall Deadline: April 30, 2014

iPad

iPad Classroom Project - Now Accepting Proposals for Fall '14!

Are you interested in investigating how mobile technologies can enhance the depth and breadth of teaching and learning? Would you like to explore new approaches in deepening student engagement both in and out of the classroom? Consider applying to the iPad Classroom Project or pilot the iPad on your own for a semester before applying! Find out how ...

Apply Now! Fall Deadline: April 30, 2014

BootCamp

Tech Boot Camp - Get Fit For Fall!

2-days of drop-in sessions focusing on last minute Fall tech prep! Friday, August 29th, and Tuesday, September 2nd, in Serra 155. Help with Blackboard, Mediasite, Collaborate, MS Office, Classroom Technology, and consultations. Register for Blackboard New Users training and Grade Center topical workshops! Learn more ...

Join Us: August 29th and/or September 2, 2014!

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Trainings and Tutorials

Did you know that ATS provides FREE training classes to faculty, staff and students?

Training Calendar
On Demand
Blackboard
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IT Training Calendar
Register for workshops
On-Demand Training
Just-in-time to fit your needs
Blackboard Training
New Users and topical workshops
Lunch & Learn Series
Special Topics

 

Don’t see what you are looking for? Put in a request! Don’t see a time that works for you? Let us schedule something!

 

Services

ATS at a Glance

ATS at a Glance

View our online orientation PDF for a high level overview and details about some important products and services available to faculty through ATS!

 

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Classroom Technology Resources

Get trained on using the classroom console, SMART Podium (interactive touch screen), and document camera!  Many classrooms are now outfitted with complete consoles to make sharing your media easy. One-to-one training and online videos available.

 

mediasite

New! Mediasite

Mediasite is the new classroom lecture capture product (replacing Echo 360) which has been installed in 4 different locations on campus. In addition, a desktop capture product makes it easy to record from your home or office. For additional information about Mediasite, please visit: http://www.sonicfoundry.com/mediasite-by-sonicfoundry or contact our team!

 

amx

New! Push Button for Help at all AMX Locations

Classrooms with AMX control centers now have a one touch button when you need help in the classroom.

 


 

Computing Labs

Computing Labs

Do you need to make a lab reservation or submit a special request for software to be installed in your classrooms? Lab and classroom computers get re-imaged every semester.

Please allow at least 2 weeks for software installation, certain restrictions and conditions apply due to licensing and compatibility.  Find lab locations and features here…

 


 

Support Updates

iTeam

iTeam Consulting and Services

Instructional Support and Training (iTeam) analysts are available by appointment to consult with you or your department. Contact us abut online course design, integrating multi-media, selecting appropriate technology, STA Program, iPad Project...

Faculty Drop In Center - Maher Hall 194. Drop by anytime from 8:30 a.m. - 5p.m. or schedule a 30 minute appointment with us for personal assistance with your Bb course or any of the teaching technologies we support... Maher 194 | iteam@sandiego.edu | x7400

 

helpdesk

Desktop Technical Support | Help Desk

Contact us for all your technical support needs! We offer 24/7 support. When in doubt, start here! Call (x7900), email (help, submit an online request, remote assistance and desktop technicians also available. Find out about alerts and outages… UC 117 | help@sandiego.edu | x7900

 

 

security

Security & Safe Computing

Cyber security and Safe Computing is a great concern for all of us. ITS will NEVER ask for your password or social security number!. Learn how to protect your personal information and computer from viruses, spyware, and phishing attacks.  Anti-Virus software is available free of charge... UC 117 | help@sandiego.edu | x7900

 

 

media

Instructional Media Services

A wide array of services are offered in our Media Lab. Support available while you work. Professional graphics and video production services available. Circulation desk has A/V equipment of all types for check-out. Several Video TeleConferencing locations... Maher 186 | ims@sandiego.edu | x4567

 

 


 

Computing Needs

hardware

Hardware - Standards and Ordering

Computers are ordered through ITS and the Computer Replacement Program ensures that your computer will be able to support the applications you need. Depending on your printing needs, ITS provides printer recommendations... UC 117 | help@sandiego.edu | x7900

 

 

 

Software - Titles and Ordering

See a list of software titles available, and find out how to order software.