The mission of the Academic Technology department is to promote and support more effective teaching and learning through the use of technology. Our goals are to be supportive in the use of current technologies, proactively research and evaluate new and innovative technology trends, and to be responsive to the needs of those that we serve by listening, keeping an open mind and reacting in a timely and appropriate manner.
Academic Technology at Endicott College is comprised of several areas, the campus computer labs, laptop support, mediated and technology enhanced classrooms, Media Services, MyEndicott web portal, Canvas- the campus Learning Management System, YuJa cloud based media storage and distribution system, Big Blue Button and other web conferencing systems, the Digital Media Center and mobile device training and support. Academic Technology staff provides Endicott faculty, staff and students with workshops, training and support in the use of various software programs, web tools, digital media and audio/video production technologies.
Academic Technology Blog
Check out the Academic Tech blog for the latest news and updates from the department and subscribe to posts via email.
All incoming freshmen for the 2015-2016 academic year, are required to bring laptops to campus. Please click here to view the College Laptop Requirement for all majors.
iPads/ Mobile Devices
The Schools of Nursing and Education are participating in a new Technology Enhancement Initiative that encourages and incorporates the use of student and faculty iPads in teaching and learning throughout their curricula. In fact, many Endicott faculty across disciplines are taking part in this initiative on an individual basis. Academic Technology supports faculty and students in this new initiative. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org for help or call the iPad Support line at x7615.
Endicott College has a total of 5 full computer labs, a Cyber Cafe open 24/7, numerous special purpose mini labs for individual departments located throughout the campus and multiple computer workstations in the library. For more information about the labs and other public workstations, please visit the Computer Labs page. If you need to reach us for computer labs, printer or software support, please email email@example.com.
Media Services provides the campus AV services including video production, editing, media duplication and the campus digital signage. They support the Digital Media Center, as well as the Smart and mediated classrooms. Media Services also delivers, sets up and signs out laptop computers, portable LCD projectors, TV and VCR carts, DVD players, audio equipment, slide and overhead projectors, digital cameras and other AV equipment to the campus community. For more information about Media Services, please visit their web page.
The Digital Media Center
The Digital Media Center is Endicott's multimedia center that encompasses an HD video production studio, control room and multimedia post production/editing suite. The Center's resources include the Broadcast Pix digital production studio, a Telvue media storage and distribution server, Scala digital messaging system, as well as portable digital video cameras, digital non-linear video and audio editing workstations, professional lighting and audio recording equipment. Workshops and individual training sessions are offered throughout the academic year.
MyEndicott, Canvas and YuJa
MyEndicott is Endicott's web portal. Canvas is the Learning Management System (LMS) and YuJa is our cloud based media storage and distribution server, allowing faculty to embed videos, distribute podcasts and other media files to their students in an efficient and secure manner. These online web tools allow faculty, students and staff to collaborate and communicate in a variety of ways for courses and other approved campus departments and groups. Handouts, documents and files of just about any type, can be posted to these sites by faculty or administrators for access and download by students and others. Additionally, online forums where faculty, staff and students can post topics and responses for discussion can take place 24/7. Chat rooms, web conferencing, online quizzes, tests and other coursework and assignments, as well as announcements and online grading are also part of the Canvas LMS.
Workshops and Training
Academic Technology workshops for faculty, students and staff are offered throughout the academic year on a variety of learning technologies, including Smart classrooms, digital media technologies, Canvas, and web conferencing/ virtual classroom technology. Schedules are posted each semester.
Instructional Technology Coordinator
Academic Technology Media Systems Manager
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Media Services Coordinator
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Digital Media Specialist
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Academic Technology Support Technician
Academic Tech Systems Manager