Goal #2: Enable Innovative Teaching and Learning

Project Description Start Date End Date Sponsor
Upgrade Classroom Technology

Annually upgrade classroom technologies across the universities infrastructure to university classroom standards that incorporate input from faculty across campus.

Support Innovative Teaching

Coordinate with College of Education to understand needs and provide both the expertise and services to ensure successful deployment and testing of IT infrastructure ahead of established open dates and within budget.

Andy Anderson
Provide Student Learning Opportunities

Provide internship opportunities and coordinate with academic peers to provide activities that engage students.

Andy Anderson
Implement Instructional Technology

Work with the ECU Lab School to integrate Office 365 Class Notebook to enhance collaboration.

Ray Drake
AV and Classroom Technology Consultants

Provide expert consultation and project management on audio-visual projects for institutional buildings and special installations such as the OneStop Services, Student Union for East Campus, Life and Sciences Technology Project, and the Medical Education Building.

07/01/2018 06/30/2019 Wendy Creasey
Improve Computer Lab Equipment

Upgrade over 600 computers in 28 computer lab locations across campus. These upgrades ensure students have access to the latest technologies and the performance required for their Academic work.

03/01/2018 08/01/2018 Wendy Creasey
Office 365 Adoption

Enhance ECU collaboration experiences by the introduction of Microsof Teams and encouraging adoption of pirates365.ecu.edu tools. We will have targeted training and communication materials to improve adoption, reduce costs of competing applications. We will measure our activity and storage to determine impact of our efforts.

09/01/2018 06/30/2019 Wendy Creasey
IT Accessibility

Provide support for IT Accessibility through funding of software tools, provide training, assessment of enterprise learning tools, adopt tools and universal design practices that support teaching and learning.  This work includes fully implementing BlackBoard Ally, assessing 100% of the enterprise learning tools, providing training sessions on accessibility or web developers, and providing education and training materials to campus.

07/01/2018 06/30/2019 Wendy Creasey
Learning Management System of the Future

Engage a committee of Faculty to examine the next Learning Management System for ECU. This work will involve assessing needs of the campus, receiving and analyzing feedback, software demonstrations, pilots, and a final recommendation.

10/01/2018 10/01/2019 Wendy Creasey
Centrally Scheduled Classrooms & Departmental Instructional Spaces

Upgrade approximately 35 centrally scheduled and 15 departmental learning spaces to the latest technologies and classroom technology standards. These features can include cameras, projectors, lecture capture, wireless connectivity, and computer equipment. Additionally, create a five year Classroom Technology plan that optimizes the use of wireless technologies and scheduling while distributing technology in a cost effective format.

07/01/2018 06/30/2019 Wendy Creasey
Upgrade Classroom Technology

Annually upgrade classroom technologies across the universities infrastructure to university classroom standards that incorporate input from faculty across campus.

Support Innovative Teaching

Coordinate with College of Education to understand needs and provide both the expertise and services to ensure successful deployment and testing of IT infrastructure ahead of established open dates and within budget.

Provide Student Learning Opportunities

Provide internship opportunities and coordinate with academic peers to provide activities that engage students.

Implement Instructional Technology

Work with the ECU Lab School to integrate Office 365 Class Notebook to enhance collaboration.

AV and Classroom Technology Consultants

Provide expert consultation and project management on audio-visual projects for institutional buildings and special installations such as the OneStop Services, Student Union for East Campus, Life and Sciences Technology Project, and the Medical Education Building.

Start: 07/01/2018

Finish: 06/30/2019

Contact: Wendy Creasey

Improve Computer Lab Equipment

Upgrade over 600 computers in 28 computer lab locations across campus. These upgrades ensure students have access to the latest technologies and the performance required for their Academic work.

Start: 03/01/2018

Finish: 08/01/2018

Contact: Wendy Creasey

Office 365 Adoption

Enhance ECU collaboration experiences by the introduction of Microsof Teams and encouraging adoption of pirates365.ecu.edu tools. We will have targeted training and communication materials to improve adoption, reduce costs of competing applications. We will measure our activity and storage to determine impact of our efforts.

Start: 09/01/2018

Finish: 06/30/2019

Contact: Wendy Creasey

IT Accessibility

Provide support for IT Accessibility through funding of software tools, provide training, assessment of enterprise learning tools, adopt tools and universal design practices that support teaching and learning.  This work includes fully implementing BlackBoard Ally, assessing 100% of the enterprise learning tools, providing training sessions on accessibility or web developers, and providing education and training materials to campus.

Start: 07/01/2018

Finish: 06/30/2019

Contact: Wendy Creasey

Learning Management System of the Future

Engage a committee of Faculty to examine the next Learning Management System for ECU. This work will involve assessing needs of the campus, receiving and analyzing feedback, software demonstrations, pilots, and a final recommendation.

Start: 10/01/2018

Finish: 10/01/2019

Contact: Wendy Creasey

Centrally Scheduled Classrooms & Departmental Instructional Spaces

Upgrade approximately 35 centrally scheduled and 15 departmental learning spaces to the latest technologies and classroom technology standards. These features can include cameras, projectors, lecture capture, wireless connectivity, and computer equipment. Additionally, create a five year Classroom Technology plan that optimizes the use of wireless technologies and scheduling while distributing technology in a cost effective format.

Start: 07/01/2018

Finish: 06/30/2019

Contact: Wendy Creasey