Faculty Technology Services

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A part of Instructional Technology and Academic Computing, Faculty Technology Services assists faculty with the integration of technology in teaching research. 

Instructional Technology and Academic Computing
Faculty Technology Services

Academic Software Fordham offers students and professors a variety of academic software for free, including Grammarly, Microsoft Office 365, and more.

Academic Technology Resources At-A-Glance The University offers a wide rage of academic technology resources that includes essential software downloads, academic facilities, and technology services.

Accessibility Find out ways everyone at Fordham can give and/or receive full access to their course material, services, and facilities.

ACE (Academic Computing Environment) ACE is a virtual server designed for experimentation and research. It can be used for private project testing, collaboration, and grant-based research development.

Blackboard Blackboard Learn is Fordham’s learning management system, available for all courses. 

Faculty ITAC portal A one-stop shop for navigating the resources at Fordham IT. It provides easy access to the most relevant information including new and upcoming events, academic software, academic resources, academic facilities, and contacts and support.

Faculty Technology Centers & Staff Faculty Technology Centers can be found on all three Fordham campuses. These centers provide faculty with easy access to PC and Mac computers, printers, scanners, software applications, and support staff.

Faculty Technology Day Every spring, Fordham IT brings faculty together to discuss new teaching and research strategies in the digital age.

IT Academic Liaisons Each academic department has its own IT technology liaison who is available for consultations, questions, and advice, particularly for issues regarding technology, research, teaching, and learning.

Grab and Go Laptop Loan Media Services provides short-term Chromebook, Mac, and Windows laptop loans for faculty and students. 

Plagiarism Prevention Tools For plagiarism prevention, faculty can use SafeAssign or Turnitin Feedback Studio, both of which are available through Blackboard.

Printing Services Faculty print through the Canon Uniflow platform. Department administrators set up faculty with the system at the beginning of the academic year.

SSC Navigate Academic advisors use SSC Navigate to manage and schedule appointments with student advisees.

Teaching and Learning Environment Fordham offers smart classrooms, computer/multimedia labs, and audiovisual equipment. Each classroom is also equipped with a direct phone connection to Media Services for immediate assistance.

Technology Workshops Fordham IT offers a variety of workshops and trainings to facilitate the use of technology.

EdTech Resources  Provides faculty with easy access to curated technology resources, including:

  • Blackboard on EdTech Resources: EdTech offers an in depth overview of Blackboard and its most useful features through presentations, handouts, help articles, and videos.
  • Digital Citizenship on EdTech Resources: Fordham often hosts Digital Citizenship events to prepare technology users for the digitally-driven world.
  • Pedagogy and Technology in the Classroom on EdTech Resources: A collection of in-depth guides show how to use and integrate technology into the classroom. Various help topics include creating audio and visual material, and working screen-to-screen.
  • Research on EdTech Resources: EdTech’s citation and research tools page outlines helpful software resources like Zotero, RefWorks, EndNote, and Mendeley.