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Technology Fee Advisory Committee Funding

Technology Fee Awards Announcement
Spring 2000

The NDSU Technology Fee Advisory Committee is pleased to announce the awards of the March 15, 2000 Call for Proposals. Funding for these projects have been approved by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

PLEASE NOTE: an asterisk (*) by the amount indicates that the total amount being requested was NOT the total amount funded.

0001 Internet Radio Server (Hindman) $2,100
The project is based in the Communications Department and is sponsored by the Radio Club. TFAC believed it would serve as a training/experience for students and provided for good extra-curricular activity. The project would benefit and reach a wide audience on the Internet, constitute a new media, and was low budget. The committee voted to recommend full funding.
Mid Year Report
Final Report

0002 - NOT funded

0003 Residence Hall Cluster (Abraham) $123,275*
The proposal requests support for previously created residence hall clusters (Weible, Churchill, Stockbridge) and to establish a new combination teaching and public cluster in the West Dining Center (WDC). The committee recommended funding at $98,475 new money that includes carry-over funds of $2,000 plus $22,800 from a previously funded residence hall proposal.
Mid YearReport
Final Report

0004 Multimedia in the Classroom and Support of Classroom Equipment (Abraham) $163,119
This ITS proposal requests continued support to keep the multimedia equipment operating and to deliver the equipment to classroom. The functions require 1) management, technicians, and delivery personnel, and 2) new equipment and replacement equipment. The committee recommended full funding of the proposal.
Mid Year Report
Final Report

0005 Enhanced Student Technology Training (Johnson) $60,755
TFAC originally requested ITS to develop this proposal designed to support a full-time staff member and student trainers who would provide instruction for other students in the use of technology. TFAC recommended full funding.
Mid Year Report
Final Report

0006 Public Cluster Software Support (McMullen) $53,192*
This new proposal requested a full-time staff person and student worker to help support and maintain the operation of Macintosh clusters. The committee recommended funding a student only ($15,000) during the summer and academic year.
Mid Year Report
Final Report

0007 Centralization of Graphical Talent for Student/Faculty Visualization Needs (Lilleberg) $5,560
The project requested funding to support a student(s) to do graphics for faculty and students. The committee voted to recommend full funding.
Mid Year Report
Final Report

0008 Printing in Public Cluster (Abraham) $131,144*
This renewal proposal requests funding for 1) toner and paper, 2) students to maintain the printers, 3) full-time assistant facilities manager, and 4) refurbishing and replacing printers. TFAC recommended funding at $85,800 new money and includes rollover of $17,000 as suggested in the proposal. The committee, however, voted to place $45,344 in escrow and request the project leader "to resubmit and address the role of the full-time staff."
Mid Year Report
Final Report

0009 ITS Clusters and Classroom Service Center (Abraham) $181,004*
This ITS proposal also requests continued funding for the one-stop shopping facility that provides for consultants, equipment reservations and checkout, special printing, and placement of equipment. TFAC voted to recommend full funding at $163,404 (reduced by carry-over mount of $17,600).
Mid Year Report
Final Report

0010 NOT Funded

0011 Support for Distance Education - Continuation of Remote 2000 (Juell) $8,790*
This was a continuation of a proposal last fall to support synchronous distance education and video conferencing using Internet connections. The committee voted to recommend only the budget, part I ($1,790), which contained equipment to continue the Remote 2000 project.
Mid Year Report
Final Report

0012 Instructional Multimedia Equipment for IACC 102 &106 (Nygard) $13,000*
The proposal requested support to provide ceiling-mounted projectors and interactive whiteboard. TFAC voted to recommend funding at $9,000, minus the smart boards.
Mid Year Report

0013 Assistive Technology Software Upgrades (Kapaun) $828*
The TRIO proposal requested funding to upgrade the software (voice dictation and screen reading)in the assistive technology laboratory used by students with disabilities. The committee recommended funding at $600, (reduced by $248 due to carryover from a previous grant.)
Mid Year Report
Final Report

0014 Archaeology Materials Laboratory Enhancement (Clark) $7,278
This is a new proposal to support the acquisition of archaeological laboratory for a specialized laboratory and a part-time graduate assistant. The committee recommended full funding.
Mid Year Report
Final Report

0015 Continuation of Free Printing for Students Using the NDSU Libraries (England) $12,000
This renewal plan requests support to provide free printing (paper, toner, ink, and maintenance) for students using the Libraries. The proposal supports the fact that printing needs continue to increase as students use the Internet resources while completing assignments. Since the library holdings are becoming more digital-based, such documents continue to be printed. Full funding was recommended.
Mid Year Report
Final Report


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