What software is available to me on campus?
More than 70 percent of Western's classrooms are equipped with technology that offers a hands-on learning environment for both students and instructors. For a detailed information regarding the location of available classroom technology, see the articles relating to the Technology Room Grid , Technology Facilities, Hardware Locator, and Software Locator.
Software installed on every PC machine
AMS ( Applied Management Science )
Derive for Windows
MediaMatics DVD Player
Real One Player
Office Suite ( Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, FrontPage )
Windows Media Player
Windows Movie Maker
Software installed on every Mac Machine
OS X 10.3 (Panther) or better
Microsoft Office X or better ( Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Entourage)
Internet Explorer 5
iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie
The specialized software packages available in the multi-station classrooms include: All of the software listed above, Microsoft Office, SPSS, Adventure Learning System: Business Stats, ALEKS, Derive For Windows, Geometer's SketchPad, Mathlab, MDEP, MicroCalc, Minitab, MPP, Visio, Maple, Studio MX, Photoshop, Illustrator, GoLive, and QuarkXPress.
Another resource available in the multi-station classrooms is NetSupport, a remote control software solution. This software gives instructors the ability to interact with their students by allowing them to view/project a screen on a student’s workstation or view up to 16 screens on the instructor’s workstation simultaneously.
Lastly, Citrix Remote Software (XenApp) is available through a login portal. This feature allows for access to the following:
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