Issue 43, Spring 2009
by Connor Harron & Rob Galbraith
A casual observer might conclude that Western runs on paper. We assign papers, we present papers, we need to see the paperwork, we even give our students a very special "piece of paper" when they graduate. We produce rough drafts, revised drafts and final drafts. We print, copy, collate, staple, bind, archive and ultimately shred our papers, but we rarely stop to think about the true costs of these actions.
Students printed 1,649,628 sheets of paper during fall quarter 2008 in the General Continued >>
If you look for Classroom Services and the Equipment Loan Desk in Miller Hall 155 next fall quarter, you will probably find signs
Our goal in the Computer Maintenance department at ATUS is to provide the most efficient and economical desktop equipment to the University with a minimum of down time and inconvenience to the user.
When the new Academic Instructional Center opened at the beginning of Winter 2009, the south end of campus received a good deal of additional technical resources for students, faculty, and staff.
Blackboard is an online resource that is helping the university to save printing costs by providing information to our students electronically.
Western Washington University has two special purpose rooms designed for video conferencing: Miller Hall 183, designed
To protect your computer from computer viruses and network worms, make sure you have an anti-virus program installed and keep the virus definitions up-to-date. The University's standard
This is Issue 43, Spring 2009
Academic Technology News is a production of Academic Technology & User Services, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington 98225-9094.
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Monica Aebly, Susan Brown, Terry Dayton, Kevin Dixey, John Farquhar, Rob Galbraith, Justin Hagel, Connor Harron, Rick Nichols, Andrea Peterson, Frits Ponsen, Marie Raney, Frank Roberts, Fred Robson, Diane Smith
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