New Faculty Technology Orientation

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This page is in development; people who are involved in developing the page should review it and get back to Harris with feedback, everyone else should come back soon!! Thanks -- RAH

New Faculty Technology Orientation

  1. Introduction – Welcome; how this service can help you
  2. This documents provides a directory of services designed to address the needs of faculty who are new to the campus. New faculty tech orientable roundtable sessions are offered through the second week in October, and private or group sessions can be arranged as well. The inforamtion below is prodided by personnel throughout the campus, but this resource is maintained by Robert Harris, who encourages any form of feedback: Cheng Library 120h - harrisr@wpunj.edu - 973.720.2451 To obtain any form of technology support please file a ticket with the Online Help Desk. Tickets are routed to the appropriate technologist who will reach out to you as soon as possible. Support on the help desk is transparent; users will know who is working on their issue, will be able to follow the progress of the ticket, will be able to communicate with the tech along the way.
  3. Contents
    1. Banner is the enterprise tool for managing
      • Course Offerings module
      • Attendance Report
      • Final Grade
    2. Blackboard – Learning management system Address: https://bb.wpunj.edu/ All faculty should be enrolled in the Teaching with Blackboard course and will find it in their "Courses you are taking" module. The course is a good way to get started and can serve as a resource even for instructors who've worked with Blackboard for some time. This tool is especially handly for faculty who've used Blackboard at other institutions, as we may be using tools and employing standard practices which differ somewhat from what might be found elsewhere.
    3. Center for Teaching & Learning with Technology
    4. Cheng Library
      • Interlibrary Loan
      • Lending policy
      • Library resources for faculty and staff
      • Remote access
      • Workshops and Tutorials
    5. Announcements – Campus wide
    6. Collaborate – Web conferencing
    7. Emergency Services
    8. (Online) Help Desk
    9. Help documents – IT Wiki
    10. IT Policies
    11. Laptop Reservation
    12. Media Services
    13. Mobile devices
    14. Software for faculty personal use
      • Adobe CS6 Suite
      • MS Office
    15. Smart Classrooms
    16. Technology Consultants
    17. Telephony
    18. Web server, academic
    19. Wireless
  4. Contacts, organized by service provided
  5. Index of Services