Instructional Support

IT Services staff are available to help faculty use technology for their teaching and research.
If you'd like assistance from an instructional technologist, please call Help @ Ames (309-556-3900) to schedule an appointment.

Rick Lindquist and Patrick McLane are located in the Ames Library Thorpe Center.

Here are some of the instructional technology resources available:

Image Processing

  • color scanners, slide scanners, digital cameras
  • images from video, images from the web
  • manipulate with photo editing software (Photoshop)
  • OCR (optical character recognition)
  • photocopying directly to PDF via campus copiers

Audio and Video Processing

  • audio capture and manipulation with Audacity
  • digital video cameras and video editing
  • working with QuickTime,  RealMedia,  Windows Media, Podcasts and YouTube

Classroom Presentations

  • Poster printing
  • PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Web Pages

Intranet / Internet

  • creating webpages with OUCampus
  • delivering courses via Moodle
  • Electronic Reserves (Ames Library)
  • Videoconferencing with Skype
  • Document collaboration with Google Docs