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Information Technology Services

Academic Technologies

AT Announcements

  • Help in Making Academic Posters
    Clinics will be held from 5-7 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, March 25) and Thursday, March 27 on the main floor of Leyburn Library to provide students with assistance in designing and creating posters for classes and presentations. Free snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Elizabeth Teaff at
  • Faculty Workshop – Textual Analysis
    This hands-on workshop 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 23) in Leyburn M47 will introduce Voyant Tools, a free web-based interface for textual analysis. It offers the ability to explore virtually any kind of text through statistical and visual means with the potential to give you and your students a [...]
  • Help with Discipline-Specific Software
    Assistance in learning specialized software for math, business and other disciplines is available through Safari Books Online. This electric reference library has just been updated with hundreds of new titles, including: SPSS for dummies Matlab for Neuroscientists iPhone Secrets Master your Mac Excel 2013 Simplified Statistics for Business You can access these and thousands of other  titles [...]
  • 3D Technology Yields New Insights in Geology Course
    Faculty members are creatively using 3D and other advanced tools in the IQ Center, which opened in fall 2013 and features advanced technologies for enhancing teaching and learning. Here is a faculty and student perspective on how 3D tools helped enhance understanding of challenging concepts in Geology 211, Earth Materials [...]
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Our Mission

Academic Technologies provides consultation and support to the university community to successfully integrate technology into teaching, learning, research and outreach.

What We Do

Assist faculty in their use of technology to achieve pedagogical goals, foster student engagement and improve student performance.

Assist in designing, outfitting and maintaining classroom, meeting, and presentation spaces with the technology and infrastructure to maximize the learning experience.

Conduct workshops and training sessions for the university community to educate them about existing and new technologies that could positively impact learning outcomes.

Make available software that supports, enhances, and facilitates the educational mission of the university.

Make available technology equipment for use in the classroom on campus, afield or abroad.

Assist and instruct students, faculty and staff in the use of technology resources.



Who We Are

Academic Technologies

Julie Knudson, Director of Academic Technologies and Client Services

Brandon Bucy, Senior Academic Technologist

Dave Pfaff, IQ Center Coordinator

Classroom Technologies

Flash Floyd, Assistant Director of Classroom Technologies

Todd Goetz, Senior Classroom Technology Specialist

Alicia Shires, Classroom Technology Specialist

Information Desk

Judi Rhodes, Information Desk Supervisor

John White, Help Desk and Shared Services Manager


Classroom Technology

The University has classrooms in a variety of sizes and configurations. Approximately 80% of these include built-in presentation equipment.

L Drive

Students and faculty members can use this resource for course-related materials

    Smart Board

    An interactive whiteboard