Fiscal Year 2007 Funded Proposals

 

General Campus

Proposal

FY06-129.1S

Project Title

Student Computing Facilities

Unit

Information Services

Responsible Personnel

Russ Born, Rick Brand

TRF Funding

$694,525 [Second Year of Two-Year Proposal]

Summary Description

Student Computing Facilities provides undergraduate and graduate students 24/7 access to Apple Macintosh and Windows computers. SCF also provides technical and administrative support for seven computer classrooms, which are available for any college for class scheduling. SCF also provides support to several departmental computer labs. This represents the operating budget for computer facilities in Milne, Kidder Multimedia Lab, and numerous other computer classrooms throughout the campus. (to Top)

Proposal

FY06-130.1S

Project Title

Technology Enhanced Classroom Maintenance and Upgrade

Unit

Information Services

Responsible Personnel

Rick Brand, John Greydanus

TRF Funding

$684,168 [Second Year of Two-Year Proposal]

Summary Description

This use of TRF funding is for the operation, maintenance, upgrade and further enhancement of the instructional technologies in the general-use campus classrooms. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-240.1

Project Title

ONID Ongoing Services

Unit

Information Services [Enterprise Computing]

Responsible Personnel

Catherine Williams [IS]

TRF Funding

$264,537

Summary Description

TRF funding will support the operation of ONID, which provides a combination of centralized services to students. A comprehensive directory of everyone in the OSU community is maintained by ONID, and ONID LDAP directory provides data to the campus online directory. Account authentication is provided for ONID services, Modem Pool access, Blackboard access, the Student Computing Facility and the Residence Computing Network, as well as for email, VPN, wireless [WiFi], and numerous web sites using ONID SSO [Single Sign On]. Active Directory is populated from the ONID directory. Email, file storage, and web space is provided for all current students. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-242.3

Project Title

Finish Full Campus Wireless Coverage

Unit

Information Services [Network Services]

Responsible Personnel

Jon Dolan [IS], Shay Dakan [IS]

TRF Funding

$182,000

Summary Description

TRF funding is used to cover remaining student use areas, including classrooms, which have not yet been covered by the OSU wireless network. This project includes buildings that have not yet been covered at all, such as Strand Ag, as well as buildings that were not entirely covered with the early adoption of wireless, such as Nash Hall. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-257.1

Project Title

Information Commons Computer Replacement

Unit

Valley Library

Responsible Personnel

Richard Griffin

TRF Funding

$50,000

Summary Description

Because of heavy use and technological age, 46 computers need to be replaced, and TRF funds will be used for this replacement. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-262.1

Project Title

Campus-Wide Software Licenses

Unit

Information Services

Responsible Personnel

Lena Ferris, Tammy Barr

TRF Funding

$86,003

Summary Description

The negotiation of software site licenses is beneficial as it allows wider use of software packages covered under a site license. Software agreements provide use capability to student laboratories, Residence Hall Network, HMSC, and distance education, as well as on students’ personal computers. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-265.2

Project Title

OSU Computer Helpdesk

Unit

Information Services

Responsible Personnel

Chris Sinnett, Tammy Barr

TRF Funding

$143,032

Summary Description

The Computer Helpdesk service provides telephone, e-mail and web “how to” assistance to OSU students, staff, and faculty – located both on-campus and off-campus. Student staff along with IT Management respond to a variety of questions related to ONID accounts, Blackboard use, VPN, Public Network, operating systems, software applications, internet tools and other services. The OSUware CD is also produced by this operating unit. Resources are also provided via the web, including help documents, downloadable software, and lists of other helpful sites. TRF funding is for student portion only. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-267.2

Project Title

Electronic Resources for Library

Unit

OSU Libraries

Responsible Personnel

Bonnie Allen, Karyle Butcher

TRF Funding

$550,000

Summary Description

The transition to electronic resources [electronic databases] has become essential to undergraduate and graduate students as the information has become basic to the research projects of students, group projects, and the ability to share information seamlessly even at a distance. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-273.1

Project Title

2006/2007 Blackboard Technology Resource Fee Proposal

Unit

Information Services [Enterprise Computing]

Responsible Personnel

Catherine Williams

TRF Funding

$391,059

Summary Description

The TRF proposal is to provide funding for the central infrastructure required for Blackboard, including systems administration, hardware and software. Blackboard is a combination teaching and learning environment and a configurable portal for the OSU community. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-275.2

Project Title

OSUware 2007 CD

Unit

Information Services [Technology Support Services]

Responsible Personnel

Chris Sinnett, Tammy Barr

TRF Funding

$9,518

Summary Description

This CD is the primary mechanism for distributing software that is available to students, staff, and faculty, through OSU’s software licensing agreements. It includes updated versions of Symantec Antivirus, applications including Internet browsers, email programs, and other Internet utilities. It includes instructions for getting connected to the Residential Network and OSU Public Network. TRF funds are utilized for the creation of and distribution to students. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-281.1

Project Title

Adaptive Technology Equipment

Unit

Information Services [Media Services]

Responsible Personnel

Russ Born, John Greydanus

TRF Funding

$475,000

Summary Description

The mission of the Technology Access Program at OSU is to support and facilitate the University community in meeting and accommodating the technology access needs of students with disabilities. As our educational environment becomes increasingly technology dependent with each passing term the challenges faced by our students with disabilities increases correspondingly. TAP’s efforts help OSU’s students with disabilities overcome technology hurdles and develop needed skills and abilities. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-283.1

Project Title

Student Multimedia Services [formerly GSMPC]

Unit

Information Services [Media Services]

Responsible Personnel

Teresa Preddy

TRF Funding

$173,000

Summary Description

An integral part of graduate education and development is formal presentation of student research. Undergraduates are also faced with the need for presentation materials and equipment to present their work in their classes. Student Multimedia Services provides state-of-the-art multimedia technology, including computer projection, equipment, digital video editing, and large poster presentations. TRF funding provides money for equipment and software and for daily operations. (to Top)

Athletics

Proposal

FY07-292.2

Project Title

Student-Athlete Academic Services Modernization Project

Unit

Intercollegiate Athletics

Responsible Personnel

Katrina Grubert, Ben Shaver

TRF Funding

$58,780

Summary Description

Student-Athlete Academic Services provides academic resources to OSU’s student-athletes. These resources are needed for success, and the current resources do not meet current technology that is found elsewhere on campus. TRF funds will be used to upgrade the student lab, and upgrade computer resources that are used on road trips and during games. (to Top)

College of Agricultural Sciences

Proposal

FY07-239.1

Project Title

Graduate Student Lab Computers

Unit

College of Agricultural Sciences [AREC]

Responsible Personnel

Gregory Perry [AREC], Marianne Ledoux [AREC]

TRF Funding

$9,000

Summary Description

TRF funding is to upgrade computers and monitors and add a scanner in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Graduate Student Computer Lab in Ballard Hall. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-255.1

Project Title

Sensory Lab Computer Upgrades

Unit

College of Agricultural Sciences

Responsible Personnel

Jeff Brown, Cindy Lederer

TRF Funding

$15,600

Summary Description

TRF funding is to be used to upgrade the existing lab computers in the sensory testing booths as well as in the lab where students evaluate and analyze the data collected. Not all of the existing computers have full capability for meeting student needs, and thus the reason for replacement of older equipment. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-270.1

Project Title

Digital Design Studio Creation for Enhanced Multi-Departmental Teaching

Unit

College of Agricultural Sciences

Responsible Personnel

David Sandrock, Wayne Wood

TRF Funding

$56,845

Summary Description

TRF funding will be used to create a digital design classroom for multi-departmental teaching, as the future of landscape design and GIS rely heavily on information exchange and computer technology. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-290.1

Project Title

Wiegand Hall Network Rewire

Unit

College of Agricultural Sciences

Responsible Personnel

Jeff Brown

TRF Funding

$50,000

Summary Description

Wiegand Hall has a mixture of wiring that does not meet campus or industry wiring standards, and the current wiring does not provide a stable network infrastructure. TRF funding will fund the initial stages that will address installation that most directly impacts student needs. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-293.1

Project Title

Analytical & Computer Lab for Exploration of Soil Processes

Unit

College of Agricultural Sciences [Crop and Soil Sciences]

Responsible Personnel

Marcia Brett, Curt Onstott

TRF Funding

$12,964

Summary Description

Two computer-enhanced collaborative teaching labs need upgrades, and TRF funding will be used to attain this goal. Older equipment is being replaced, and the rooms are augmented with a printer. (to Top)

College of Business

Proposal

FY06-102.1S

Project Title

Bexell Student Computing Lab

Unit

College of Business

Responsible Personnel

Gwen Wolfram

TRF Funding

$155,200 [Second Year of Two-Year Proposal]

Summary Description

Funding from TRF is used to pay for a portion of the operating costs of the Bexell Hall Computer Lab, which is one of the larger general access computer labs on campus. Funds are for general operations, plus acquisition of new hardware and software. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-274.1

Project Title

Bexell 324 Computer Classroom Technology Upgrade

Unit

College of Business

Responsible Personnel

Gwen Wolfram

TRF Funding

$10,000

Summary Description

Older Dell PCs have exceeded their technological life, and TRF funds will be used to replace the equipment in a computer classroom. (to Top)

College of Engineering

Proposal

FY06-109.1S

Project Title

Hovland Open Computing Lab – FY07

Unit

College of Engineering

Responsible Personnel

James Buckley

TRF Funding

$538,931 [Second Year of Two-Year Proposal]

Summary Description

The Hovland SCF provides OSU students access to Apple and PC computers running Macintosh, Windows and Linux operating systems on a 24/7 basis while OSU is in session. Technical assistance is provided in Hovland’s main computer lab. Specialized software is provided, and supported, as needed/requested by colleges and departments. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-247.6

Project Title

College of Engineering Terminal Server

Unit

College of Engineering

Responsible Personnel

Chris Thompson

TRF Funding

$45,000

Summary Description

TRF resources will be used to provide general access terminal servers for undergraduate students. The terminal servers will provide all of the software currently accessible in the College of Engineering computer labs on a 24/7 basis, from almost all locations. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-249.1

Project Title

OSS Lab

Unit

College of Engineering [Open Source Lab]

Responsible Personnel

Todd Shechter [College of Engineering], Tim Budd [College of Engineering], Scott Kveton [Information Services]

TRF Funding

$61,000

Summary Description

TRF funds will be used to develop, equip and manage an open source education laboratory. This facility will allow students to participate in large on-going open source software development projects. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-250.1

Project Title

Engineering Teaching Lab

Unit

College of Engineering

Responsible Personnel

Todd Shechter

TRF Funding

$28,896

Summary Description

TRF funding will be used to retrofit the Dearborn Hall Electrical Fundamentals Computer Lab with current equipment and increased technology capability. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-253.1

Project Title

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Computer Lab and Classroom

Unit

College of Engineering

Responsible Personnel

Kenneth Funk

TRF Funding

$105,696

Summary Description

TRF funding will be used to replace and upgrade equipment to provide a multimedia teaching lab and adjacent computer lab in Batchellar Hall. (to Top)

College of Forestry

Proposal

FY07-245.2

Project Title

Upgrades/Maintenance for College of Forestry Enhanced Classrooms

Unit

College of Forestry

Responsible Personnel

Kathy Howell

TRF Funding

$6,133

Summary Description

Audio Visual/Multimedia equipment used in enhanced classrooms needs replacement as the projection units are no longer reliable for instructional use, so TRF funding will allow the replacement of projection equipment. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-246.3

Project Title

Operations and Equipment Upgrades of Student Computing Facilities in the College of Forestry

Unit

College of Forestry

Responsible Personnel

Kathy Howell

TRF Funding

$104,404

Summary Description

TRF funds are designated to augment departmental funds in the operation of 17 student-computing facilities. Funds will be used for continued lab operation expense, including student personnel, workstation leases, software, multimedia peripherals and network infrastructure. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-254.2

Project Title

Broadcast System for Field Trips to Noisy Sites

Unit

College of Forestry

Responsible Personnel

Thomas McLain

TRF Funding

$12,612

Summary Description

Some College of Forestry classes require field trips to industrial sites, where ear protection is required. TRF funds will be used to replace a 15-year old electronic communication system that is used for effective communication between faculty and students. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-284.2

Project Title

Enhancement of H J Andrews Experimental Forest Student Computing Lab and Classroom

Unit

College of Forestry

Responsible Personnel

Kari O’Connell, Barbara Bond

TRF Funding

$15,531

Summary Description

TRF resources will fund equipment replacements, as well as add videoconferencing capability at the site. (to Top)

College of Health & Human Sciences

Proposal

FY07-286.1

Project Title

Increasing Student Access, Use and Learning Experiences in the Design and Human Environment Computer Laboratory [Milam 218]

Unit

College of Health & Human Sciences [Design and Human Environment Department]

Responsible Personnel

Leslie Burns, Russ Born

TRF Funding

$100,000

Summary Description

The Design and Human Environment computer lab in Milam 218 currently provides state-of-the-art hardware and software, specific to design and merchandising professions, necessary to deliver compelling learning experiences in the professional programs offered in the Department of Design and Human Environment. Funding is for lab maintenance and operation, as the lab facilitates technical and critical thinking skills needed for the students to acquire competitive internships and positions upon graduation. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-287.1

Project Title

Enhancing Milam 335

Unit

College of Health & Human Sciences [Design and Human Environment Department]

Responsible Personnel

Leslie Burns, Albert Berglund

TRF Funding

$23,714

Summary Description

TRF funding will be used to bring Milan 235 to enhanced classroom status, with equipment and design meeting University standards. (to Top)

College of Liberal Arts

Proposal

FY07-256.1

Project Title

Callahan Wireless Writing Lab Services & Maintenance

Unit

College of Liberal Arts

Responsible Personnel

Tracy Daugherty, Sara Jameson

TRF Funding

$500

Summary Description

TRF funding is needed to add telephone connection to the Media Services Help Desk for real-time consultation, and immediate Help Desk assistance to students. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-261.1

Project Title

University Theater Box Office and Space Enhancements

Unit

College of Liberal Arts [Speech Communications/Theatre]

Responsible Personnel

Marion Rossi, Robert Iltis

TRF Funding

$11,047

Summary Description

TRF resources will enhance student access and educational activities by [a] acquisition of hardware/software needed to convert the University Theatre Box Office operations to an electronic, internet-based system, and [b] create a closed circuit video/audio monitoring system connecting the Green Room and the Lab Theatre, with the Main Theater. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-271.1

Project Title

Ethnic Studies Student Computing Lab

Unit

College of Liberal Arts [Ethnic Studies]

Responsible Personnel

Erlinda Gonzales-Berry

TRF Funding

$5,000

Summary Description

TRF resources will be used to create a small informal computer lab for use by Ethnic Studies majors and minors, as well as MAIS students and members of the Ethnic Studies Student Association. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-279.1

Project Title

Center of Design Excellence/208 Design

Unit

College of Liberal Arts [Art Department]

Responsible Personnel

Brian Kerr, James Folts

TRF Funding

$40,228

Summary Description

TRF funding is to purchase additional equipment for the Center in Design Excellence. Expansion will provide a more professional and efficient environment for the students. (to Top)

College of Science

Proposal

FY07-277.1

Project Title

Statistics Computer Lab

Unit

College of Science [Statistics Department]

Responsible Personnel

Robert Smythe, Lisa Madsen

TRF Funding

$8,055

Summary Description

TRF funding will be used to upgrade the Statistics Graduate Student Computer Lab, and replace existing computers and monitors that no longer meet technology standards for high-end data analysis. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-280.2

Project Title

Mathematics Learning Center PC Laboratory Computers and Expense

Unit

College of Science [Mathematics Department]

Responsible Personnel

Dennis Garity, Ralph Showalter

TRF Funding

$33,700

Summary Description

The Mathematics Learning Center PC Lab provides access to mathematical software not found elsewhere on campus. TRF funding will be for specialized software licenses, and for the replacement of older computers. (to Top)

College of Veterinary Medicine

Proposal

FY07-244.1

Project Title

Integration of a Digital Video Recorder, Camera, and Monitor System into Surgical Instructional Laboratories in the College of Veterinary Medicine for Use in the Professional Veterinary Medical Curriculum

Unit

College of Veterinary Medicine

Responsible Personnel

Stacy Semevolos [College of Veterinary Medicine]

TRF Funding

$30,000

Summary Description

Surgical training will be enhanced by the use of digital video camera and monitor systems incorporated into the surgery suite for instructional purposes. Ability to record surgical procedures will allow incorporation into professional and graduate student presentations. TRF funds will be used to acquire this technology. (to Top)

Proposal

FY07-258.1

Project Title

Introduction of an Interactive Audience Response System into the Third Year Professional Curriculum of the College of Veterinary Medicine

Unit

College of Veterinary Medicine

Responsible Personnel

Jon Plant, Lorie Kennerly

TRF Funding

$4,044

Summary Description

TRF funding will be used to equip a Magruder Hall classroom and conference room with an audience response system, identical to ARS installations in other campus departments. ARS provides immediate feedback, and will thus benefit students and faculty by encouraging an interactive learning and teaching style. (to Top)

English Language Institute

Proposal

FY07-252.1

Project Title

English Language Institute Learning Center Enhancement Project - 2006

Unit

English Language Institute [International programs]

Responsible Personnel

Deborah Healey [ELI], Donna Shaw [ELI]

TRF Funding

$41,800

Summary Description

The ELI multimedia facility has a focus on enhancing the English acquisition of ELI and OSU students, and TRF funding will allow the enhancement by replacing technologically outdated Macintosh and Dell computers, as well as adding peripheral equipment such as projectors, digital visual presenters and a scanner. (to Top)

 

[Updated: Tuesday, July 25, 2006]