Improve Your Instructional Experience

Provide Instructional Software to Students to Meet Academic Needs

Continue the pilot program and expand the software offerings for students to meet academic needs. Today this would include student access to Microsoft products (Office, Windows), Adobe products (Acrobat, Photoshop, Primer, Aftereffect, etc.), SPSS and training, among others. As technology advances and needs change, new offerings would be added.

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Progress and Accomplishments

2017-2018 Plan for the Year Report

Description Plan Facilities Budget Allocation Expenses Balance

Continue to provide and promote digital tools for students to meet academic needs. AY 2017-18, the Division of IT will deploy and market new software (Grammarly, VMOCK and Voice Thread) and continue to provide student access to the following products:

• Microsoft products (Office 365, Windows OS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Adobe products (Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash Pro, Premiere Pro, After Effects, InCopy, Audition)

• Autodesk

• Beyond Compare

• Dropbox

• EndNote (reference management)

• Front Door Laptop Security

• IBM Bluemix

• IBM Watson Analytics

• Training

• Matlab

• Qualtrics

• Read & Write (makes the web and documents more accessible)

• SPSS (Statistics & Amos)

• Zoom (web and video conferencing software) With advances in technology and changing student needs, new software offerings will be added.


*SSFGF-10352-8105 – Instructional Software


• Fully remodel of 18 classrooms between Spring 17 and Summer 17

• Upgraded 60 classrooms (technology only) o 60 upgraded classrooms will be full facilities upgraded within one calendar year




17-18 projection