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Goal 4 Promote Student Learning

Promote student learning through information technology

Today's learners expect information technology to be woven into the fabric of teaching and learning. Providing rich audio video technologies and access to online education and resources allows CSU Fullerton to remain competitive in today's digital world. For AY12-13 the Division of IT developed and completed the following initiatives to promote student learning through information technology.

Supporting Strategies

  • eTextbooks for Students 
    The Division of Information Technology will negotiate a pilot program for student eTextbooks through CourseSmart
  • Support Online Education  
    Work with Academic Affairs and Student Affairs in terms of the infrastructure and services required to support the growth and sustainability of online programs
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Accomplishments

Digital Literacy

Develop a collaborative Digital Literacy pilot program

  • Implemented a program promoting the use of digital technology thereby enabling students to be digital citizens in the workplace 

i>clicker

Promote and support i>clicker usage

  • Increased the number of faculty using i>clickers by 10%

Echo360

Pilot Echo360 lecture capture in five classrooms

  • Succeeded in the installation of Echo360 as a pilot program

eTextbooks for Students

The Division of Information Technology has negotiated a pilot program for student eTextbooks through CourseSmart

  • A pilot program generated positive feedback from students using CourseSmart eTextbooks

Support Online Education

Work with Academic Affairs to develop the infrastructure and services required to support the growth and sustainability of online programs

  • Piloted a campus designed technical architecture for Cal State Online system
  • Worked with Academic Affairs to deploy a "one stop shop" services for faculty in support of online instruction

Geographic Information Systems Center

Continue to design campus GIS to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage and present geographically referenced data to meet the campus needs and demands

  • Successfully deployed an interactive campus map to web and mobile platforms
  • Successfully expanded GIS support for student and faculty research
  • Successfully created data repository of publicly available data for student and faculty use