Academic Technologies, a unit of Information Technology Services, promotes and develops the use of technology used in support of teaching, learning, and research.
Support specialists at Academic Technologies provide services that enable faculty and students to effectively collaborate and share information through the use of technologies. Examples of such services include the development of blogs, wikis, and Web sites; the installation of audiovisual technology in learning spaces; professional graphic design and photographic services; support for the University's primary learning management system and for general-purpose and specialized computer labs; media equipment checkout for University events and student projects; and a film collection that is used in support of scholarship.
Center for Media and Instructional Innovation (CMI2)
The Yale Center for Media and Instructional Innovation (CMI2) develops leading-edge educational media and courseware for Yale faculty and provides state-of-the-art broadcast, distribution, and media production solutions to the Yale community. CMI2 also supports the Classes*v2 server for the online components of courses. The system includes a variety of features, among them announcements, syllabi, course resources, e-mail lists, discussion forums, assignments, drop boxes for student homework, and course rosters with student photos. Course sites are automatically created for all courses listed in the University Registrar's Office system. Faculty and students log on to the Classes*v2 server with their Yale NetID and password. In addition to providing space for course materials, the Classes*v2 server offers personal storage space for individual use. Instructors may also request "project sites" for collaboration with others or for departmental use. For more information about Classes*v2, please refer to the Classes*v2 online help or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Yale Instructional Technology Group (ITG) helps instructors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences select and use technology to achieve their teaching goals. To anticipate and meet the expectations of Yale's students and faculty, ITG also researches and develops emerging technologies for educational use.