Web-based File Sharing (ShareFile)

Short description

ShareFile is a cloud-based file-sharing service intended for enterprise use, and is a secure alternative to DropBox (and other consumer-focused systems) for use by staff and faculty members of the Faculty of Medicine.

Computer Labs – Drop-In

Short description

Discovery Commons has Drop-In facilities equipped with laptops and internet access. These rooms are available Monday to Friday from 8am to 5 pm, whenever they are not booked for classes, exams or tests.

Webcasting

Short description

Webcasting is the live streaming of an event so that others can watch and listen to it online from a computer. Webcast academic events are also often called webinars.

Webconferencing

Short description

Support for videoconferencing using web-based tools such as Skype or Google Hangouts.

Computer Lab Booking

Short description

The Discovery Commons has three computer labs which are equipped with laptops and internet access. These labs can be booked by Staff and Faculty to facilitate classes, special seminars, exams and tests.

Computer Hardware Purchasing

Short description

Provides users with a convenient way to purchase computer hardware (desktops, laptops, mobile devices, etc.), by leveraging the tier 1 vendors and purchase agreements negotiated at University level. For the purchase of computer software that does not accompany a hardware purchase, see Computer Software Purchasing.

Classroom Technology Training

Short description

We provide training on the operation of classroom technologies available to Faculty of Medicine lecturers.

Website Development and Hosting (WebPac)

Short description

WebPac is a service of the Faculty of Medicine that provides well-designed, inexpensive and securely managed websites for units within the Faculty of Medicine.

Classroom Technology Support – On Demand

Short description

General AV classroom support to Faculty of Medicine presenters

Audience Response System Support (i>Clicker)

Short description

Classroom support for the use of audience response systems (ARS), such as i>Clicker.

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