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Instructional Tehnology

The college's Instructional Technology Consultant (ITC) supports and trains faculty on integrating technology with teaching. When appropriate, the ITC will alsoconnect faculty with the exisiting resources on campus to meet their needs.

In addition the support provided by the college ITC, you may also contact the ECU Help Desk (328-9866) to receive assistance with most of these resources except those denoted with an asterik.

Problems related to hardware (computers, printers, monitors & etc.) and networking should be directed to ITCS at www.ecu.edu/itcs or 328-9866.

Percevial Murphy, Instructional Technology Consultant
murphyp@ecu.edu | 252-737-1753

contract Course Management

Blackboard

Blackboard is the campus-wide, supported learning management system (LMS). This resource is provided by Information Technology & Computing Services. ALL course sections offered at ECU have an individual Blackboard site ready for content to be added.

  • One-on-One & Group Training
  • Departmental /Group Training

http://blackboard.ecu.edu

contract Websites

ECU Blogs

  • Faculty may develop course-related Websites using ECU Blogs.
  • ECU Blogs does not require the knowledge of HTML.
  • Faculty comfortable working with HTML have University options for hosting their pages/content (www.ecu.edu/cs-itcs/webpublishing/).

ECU Blogs: http://blog.ecu.edu/sites

Web Publishing Resources: www.ecu.edu/cs-itcs/webpublishing.cfm

 

contract Classroom Technology

Smart Clasrooms

  • One-on-one, group or departmetal trainings/orientations.
  • Technical issues with equipment with hardware should be reported to the Smart Classrooms Team via the Help Desk or by callin the Smart Classrooms.

www.ecu.edu/cs-itcs/smartclassroom

Audience Response Systems (Clickers)

  • The recommended and supported clicker for use within the college is Turning Point (See Details).
contract Event & Lecture Recording

Camtasia

  • Camtasia is screen recording software used to record your onscreen activity, audio, and web cam video and narrate existing PowerPoint presentations.
  • Using Camtasia you can record, edit, produce and share course content.
  • Editing features include callouts, transitions, zoom-in-pan, audio enhancements and more.
  • Your final product will be a video file that students watch at their convenience and can include a table of contents to aid navigation.

www.ecu.edu/cs-itcs/Software/camtasia.cfm

Mediasite

  • Mediasite can be used to record events or lectures.
  • These lectures can be streamed live over the Web, and they are also archived for later on-demand veiwing.
  • A recording can include a full-motion video, audio and a data (e.g. such as a PowerPoint).
  • The recordings can also be converted into podcasts.

www.ecu.edu/cs-itcs/webpublishing/mediasite.cfm

Videography*

  • Lectures can be filmed and prodcued for either or both Web and DVD.
  • Filming is currently limited to 8:00-3:00PM (Mon-Friday) due to staffing limitations.
  • For best response, please make request at least 1 week prior to the record date.
contract Digital Media

VHS Conversion

  • ITCS will no longer install VHS players in newly outfitted or renovated classrooms. Faculty or departments within the college can have VHS tape(s) converted to DVD.

  • In order to take advantage of this service, University copyright policy mandates that 1) the faculty member/department owns an original version of the VHS and that 2) the faculty member or department maintain the original as proof of ownership after conversion.Turnaround time for this service averages 1-2 business days.

  • Faculty who desire to have tapes converted should complete the following steps:
    • Submit a Request Form
    • Drop their VHS cassettes off at Bate 1002 labeled with name, department & mailstop.
contract Technical Support

If you are having issues with any hardware or networking, you can recieve support from the:

  1. Univeristy Help Desk (252-328-9866)
  2. Walk-In Help Desk (Austin 103 or Health Sciences, Room 3330)
contract Training/Workshops