New Tech Fee Projects Funded 2009

Augmentation of Existing Technology for MBA program: GRH006

Webcams provide an entirely new method of delivery of course content to MBA students. Professors can deliver course information from anywhere, not just the videoconference classrooms.

Photo Placeholder

Augmentation of Computer Lab for Lehman Library: ELL

The procurement of 9 additional workstations will allow students to use computers on the main floor of the library for helping them with their learning outcomes and provide additional access to library resources.

Photo Placeholder

Augmentation of Computer Lab for English department: DHC002

The addition of Adobe Dreamweaver software to the computers in the English lab for student use completing course work.

Photo Placeholder

NutriBase software/Cholestech equipment for Exercise Science: HG105

This equipment is used to support laboratory experiences that are required of all exercise science majors. The Cholestech equipment is also used for student research projects.

Photo Placeholder

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure for Computer Technologies Center: MCT060

This setup provides lab-like software to students over the Internet from remote locations. This system helps students access software that is on campus that they do not have available to them on their own computers. It can also help alleviate overcrowding in the labs.

Photo Placeholder

Final Cut Server for Communications/Journalism: MCT060

Students are able to use state of the art digital video editing software to access their stored projects from anywhere on or off campus. It also allows for student collaboration on projects. Students are able to work in the same professional environment in which they will enter upon graduation.

Photo Placeholder

Personal Response System for Mathematics: MCT265

Provide students with access to Personal Response Systems that allow for interaction by students in the classroom setting. Students can respond to questions asked by use of hand held “clickers” that submit their answer to the question and keep track of responses.

Photo Placeholder

Cameras/TV/Transcription device for Counseling: SPH200, SPH110

Ceiling mounted audio/video recorders in the counseling booths in Shippen Hall. The TV/DVD units allow students to analyze, critique and evaluate their recorded counseling sessions.

Photo Placeholder

Laptops for MBA program: GRH006

These laptops provide a portable technology solution for students in the MBA program. Allowing for significant upgrade of classroom capabilities/technology to support the MBA program at its remote location in Hanover, PA.

Photo Placeholder

OCLC/World Cat/First Search subscription for Lehman Library: ELL

Allows for students to access library holdings from the Internet. Gives them alternative resources to obtain the materials needed.

Photo Placeholder

Cameras/Mics/Codec renewal for Media Services: GRH006

Updated technology in the GRH 006 video conferencing room, as well as improved video conferencing quality by adding H.239 people and content codec.

Photo Placeholder

Laptop cart for Lehman Library and Academic Programs & Services: ELL135

These additional laptops and laptop cart are needed for usage during peak demand, providing a portable technology solution for students at the Learning Center. The cart provides security and charging for the laptops when not in use. It also allows for ease of transportation of the laptops. Existing machines are usually at 85-100% usage. Additional tutors needed to meet peak demand needed more laptops for working with students.

Photo Placeholder

Enhancement of Geography software for Geography: SRH001, SRH005

Business analyst is a product that combines the analytical capabilities of GIS with business, demographic and consumer data. ERDAS is a program used in conjunction with remote sensing and imaging courses. ESRI CITYGreen is a software extension that incorporates a suite of models to quantify ecosystem services for an area. The addition of this software helps students use industry standard tools.

Photo Placeholder

Digital Imager/white screen for Biology: FSC132

This imaging system is essential for student-based research. Students are able to receive valuable hands on experience with commonly used biochemical and molecular techniques. The images generated by the system are necessary for proper recording of experimental data.

N09-08-00-digital-imager

Smart Classroom for History: DHC151

Smart technology installed in the classroom for visual and audio presentation enhancement for classroom use by students in the History department. Includes the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials. System includes the presentation unit, a computer, data projector, DVD/VCR, document camera and supporting switching equipment. DHC 151 will be used for a variety of specialized programs that enhance student-learning outcomes.

Photo Placeholder

Instructional Classrooms for various departments: DHC

Smart technology installed in the classroom for visual and audio presentation enhancement for classroom use by students in various departments. Includes the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials. System includes a data projector and a document camera to expand teaching capabilities and improve the classroom learning experience. These rooms will be used for a variety of specialized programs that enhance student-learning outcomes.

Photo Placeholder

Smart Classroom for Military Science: WRI012

Smart technology installed in the classroom for visual and audio presentation enhancement for classroom use by students in the Military Science department. Includes the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials. System includes the presentation unit, a computer, data projector, DVD/VCR, document camera and supporting switching equipment.

Photo Placeholder

Renewal of Computer Lab for Math: MCT251

These laptops are for lab use by students in the Math department, providing a portable technology solution. The laptop cart provides security and charging for the laptops when not in use. It also allows for ease of transportation of the laptops.

Photo Placeholder

Renewal of Computer Labs for Teacher Education: SPH170

12 computers plus a printer for the lab in Shippen 170 used by students in the Teacher Education department.

Photo Placeholder

Renewal of Computer Labs for Teacher Education: SPH240

32 computers for the lab in Shippen 240 used by students in the Teacher Education department.

Photo Placeholder

Renewal of Computer Lab for Business: GRH302

37 computers for lab use by students in the Business department.

Photo Placeholder

Renewal of Computer Lab for General Purpose Use: MCT054

33 computers for lab use by students for the Computer Technologies Center general purpose lab.

Photo Placeholder

Renewal Tech Fee Projects Funded 2009

Smart Classroom for Biology: FSC242

Smart technology in the classroom for visual and audio presentation enhancement for classroom use by students in the Biology Department. Includes the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials. System will include the presentation unit, a computer, data projector, DVD/VCR and supporting switching equipment.

Photo Placeholder

Smart Classroom for Physics: FSC108

Smart technology in the classroom for visual and audio presentation enhancement for classroom use by students in the Physics Department. Includes the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials. System will include the presentation unit, a computer, data projector, DVD/VCR and supporting switching equipment.

Photo Placeholder

Smart Classroom for Psychology: FSC336

Smart technology in the classroom for visual and audio presentation enhancement for classroom use by students in the Psychology Department. Includes the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials. System will include the presentation unit, a computer, data projector, DVD/VCR and supporting switching equipment.

Photo Placeholder

Piano Lab for Music: PAC235

5 workstations along with music development software to accompany the electronic pianos for students in the Music department.

Photo Placeholder

Laptops and Laptop Cart for the Learning Center: ELL135

These 17 laptops and laptop cart provide a portable technology solution for students utilizing the Library resources. The cart provides security and charging for the laptops when not in use.

Photo Placeholder

Smart Classrooms for Music: PAC121, PAC225, PAC235

Smart technology in the classrooms for visual and audio presentation enhancement for classroom use by students in the Music Department. Includes the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials. Systems include the presentation unit, a computer, data projector, DVD/VCR and supporting switching equipment.

Photo Placeholder

Laptops and Laptop Cart for Business: GRH006

These 17 laptops and laptop cart provide a portable technology solution for students in the Business department. The cart provides security and charging for the laptops when not in use. It also allows for ease of transportation of the laptops.

Photo Placeholder

Upgrades of Smart Classrooms for Human Communications: DHC312, DHC310, DHC308

Provides updated carts and other equipment required by the Smart Carts for enhancement of the Smart Classrooms in a number of rooms in the Human Communications department. Project originally included equipment in DHC302, 310, and 314, but on renewal equipment was moved to DHC312, 310, and 308 to accommodate student needs.

Photo Placeholder

Upgrades of Smart Classroom for Business: GRH408

Provides updated Audio/Video and other equipment required by the Smart Cart for enhancement of the Smart Classrooms for the Business department.

Photo Placeholder

Upgrades of Smart Classrooms for Psychology: FSC226, FSC228

Provides updated Audio/Video and other equipment required by the Smart Carts for enhancement of the Smart Classrooms for the Psychology department.

Photo Placeholder

Digital Microscopes with Portable Carts for Biology: FSC142

This setup allows for two portable workstations to run software for analyzing data from the digital microscopes, which can be easily transported to various classrooms/labs in the Biology department, providing the students with more opportunity to utilize the microscopes.

Photo Placeholder

Smart Classrooms for Geography: SRH107, SRH109, SRH202, SRH205, SRH206, SRH002, SRH005, RLH200

Smart technology in the classrooms for visual and audio presentation enhancement for classroom use by students in the Geography Department. Includes the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials. Systems will include the presentation unit, a computer, data projector, DVD/VCR and supporting switching equipment. Originally this was two projects, but one asked to have it's renewal pushed off by one year, and all rooms were then merged into one tech fee project.

Photo Placeholder

Computer Lab for Communications/Journalism: CUB310

10 workstations and relevant software for the Communications/Journalism department’s newspaper The Slate. This equipment enables students working for The Slate to develop news content for publishing.

Photo Placeholder

Distance Education Classroom for College of Education: SPH140

Smart Classroom and videoconference equipment in the classroom provides distance education to students of the College of Education. The system provides connections to satellite Shippensburg University sites for students in which distance to the main campus is problematic.

Photo Placeholder

Microscopy/Imaging lab/Slow scan for Biology: FSC020

Hardware and software for microscopic digital image handling, analysis, and printing with the purpose of expanding research opportunities for biology students.

Photo Placeholder

Presentation stations for Biology: FSC016, FSC132, FSC230, FSC238

Smart technology in the classrooms for visual and audio presentation enhancement. Includes the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials.

Photo Placeholder

Presentation stations for Dauphin Humanities Center: DHC004, DHC104, DHC108, DHC102, DHC202, DHC210, DHC206, DHC208, DHC306

Smart technology in the classrooms for visual and audio presentation enhancement. Includes the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials.

Photo Placeholder

Laptop Cart and wireless for Dauphin Humanities Center: WRI111

26 Laptops with security cart and printer used by history and humanities to enhance student learning in the classroom. This project moved from DHC over to WRI to allow for more classroom space for these departments.

Photo Placeholder

Library Smart Classroom and Circulation laptops: ELL Circ

24 laptops and a security cart to use as “loaners” for students to use while in the library. Also, enhanced a classroom with smart technology to provide the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials.

Photo Placeholder

Smart Classroom for Math: MCT258

Smart technology in the classroom for visual and audio presentation enhancement. Includes the ability to tie DVD, Internet, and Computer audio/visual aids together into one management console for presentation of course materials.

Photo Placeholder

Smart Classroom upgrades for Education Department: SPH120, SPH150, SPH200, SPH340, SPH380

Numerous computer and A/V upgrades were installed in classrooms in Shippen to assist faculty in presenting course material to education majors.

Photo Placeholder

AMICO Subscription

Art Museum Image Consortium subscription which enables all SU students to access an extensive educational database of many museums collections of art and multimedia. The subscription will be managed online thru the library.

Photo Placeholder

Software - Students Searching for Success

Encompass and LinkFinder software which allows student patrons to search across a variety of information resources resulting in better search results for research.

Photo Placeholder

Canceled Tech Fee Projects 2009

3D scanner for Computer Science: MCT165

Provides students of the Computer Science department with technology that will allow for 3D scanning of real-world objects. The data can be exported into various graphic design programs for further review and manipulation.

Photo Placeholder

Presentation stations and 3D projection for Chemistry

Provides visualization of chemistry from the simplest organic molecule to large complex bio-molecules such as DNA. The 3-D visualization system greatly enhances chemistry lectures by enabling students to view molecules and they naturally occur three dimensionally.

Photo Placeholder

Robotics Lab/Handy Boards for Computer Science

Purchase of equipment specifically in support of course work involving computer software development for robotics.

Photo Placeholder

<< 2008 2010 >>

Return to Main Page

News & Alerts

The call for new Tech Fee Project proposals has gone out for the spring.  All submissions *must* make use of the new Tech Fee Proposal Template (posted at:http://www.ship.edu/ITS/TechFee/Tech_Fee_Proposals/ ) before a project can be included in the review and ranking process. Please submit an electronic copy of your Proposal to your Department Chair.  The Department Chair will then send the Proposal on to your Dean by 12:00 noon on Monday, March 2, 2016. Your Dean will consider the Proposals and forward the Proposal tojrhahn@ship.edu by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, March 4, 2016.  By forwarding your request, the Department Chair and the Dean will be indicating their approval and priority of the proposal submission.  Contact us if you need assistance in scanning supplemental documents to include with your proposal.

Please email techfee@ship.edu with any other questions.

Contact Us

For questions regarding tech fee contact techfee@ship.edu 

For issues regarding tech fee equipment contact SUHelpdesk@ship.edu 

(717) 477-4357

General Information
Funded Projects