Issue 42, Winter 2009
by John Farquhar
After concluding two very successful searches during summer of 2008, ATUS is happy to have more hands on deck providing assistance in Web Services.
Wayne Bakker joined us in September replacing the now-retired Ellen McDermott as our lead developer of interactive web applications. Wayne has been an active web software developer for the past 12 years. He joins us with a wide interest in new technologies and has already become involved in enhancing the myWestern portal, campus calendaring, and our training registration system. Wayne can be reached at 650-2003 or in his office, Miller Hall 198B.
Welcome to the Winter Quarter 2009 edition of Academic Technology News. It has been a busy time for ATUS, and we have a number of updates to share with you in this issue. One of these updates includes
Tech Tonic 2009 is set to debut March 6 in the newly opened Academic Instructional Center (AIC) at Western Washington University. Tech Tonic is a showcase for technology related projects generated by the
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.
One constant about software is that it is always changing. This article includes information about several version upgrades and a new distribution program for
Western Washington University has two special purpose rooms designed for video conferencing: Miller Hall 183, designed for groups of 10 people or less, and Miller Hall 186 which seats up to 30 students.
In an ongoing effort to provide better support materials for Blackboard users, ATUS has created more ways to obtain online help for your course in Blackboard.
This is Issue 42, Winter 2008
Academic Technology News is a production of Academic Technology & User Services, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington 98225-9094.
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Susan Brown, Robert Clark, Kevin Dixey, John Farquhar, Rick Nichols, Chris Powell, Marie Raney, Frank Roberts, Fred Robson, Laurie Yeager
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