Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalogue 
2023-2024 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology

The Office of Information Technology plays a leading role in guiding and supporting the integration of technologies on campus. The goal is to help Saint Anselm College faculty, students, and staff use technologies in learning, teaching, research, and administrative settings.

Facilities include computer labs in the Goulet Science Center, Poisson Hall, and the Learning Commons in Giesel Library. All computers include all software needed for student to complete their courses.  The Weiler Computer Labs includes a 24 workstation Windows lab and a 24 workstation iMac lab.  The Poisson Hall classroom, which doubles as a public lab when not in use for classes, include 30 Windows-based computers. All computing centers provide laser printers, scanners, and a variety of computer applications, including word processors, database programs, statistical analysis programs, and online tutorials.

The College provides Campus with high speed fiber optic connection to the Internet and has installed a campus-wide fiber optic backbone network supporting Internet access from all facilities, including faculty and staff offices, classrooms and all residence halls. The College also provides wireless network access, the newest generation of hi-speed wireless available today. The College requires users to adhere to an Acceptable Use Policy available on the College’s web site and in the student handbook.

All students living in campus-owned housing have network access. Many academic departments, administrative offices and student service programs provide information online via the myAnselm Campus Portal and the College’s web pages. The Office of Information Technology maintains the campus card system, supporting meal plan options, purchasing privileges, laundry, vending, Book Store purchasing and building access privileges. Lost or stolen cards can be invalidated and the patron account protected by a simple central process in Dining Services.

Information Technology provides computer and video-based presentation services to the College community, including equipment on several computer platforms to produce multimedia programs and computer graphic. Video services consist of equipment, camcorders and monitors for playback and recording purposes, digital video in support of teaching and learning, live streaming as well as the duplication of media for academic use.

Instructional Technology and Design seeks to identify, develop, promote, and assess emerging technologies and instructional design approaches to support and enrich teaching and learning for on-ground, on-line and hybrid  modalities. Through the Instructional Innovation Center, a state-of-the-art consultative and collaborative space, IT&D fosters innovation and collaboration with and between faculty to support teaching excellence.  IT&D provides individual consultation for use of technology in pedagogy.