Teaching With Technology: Educational Technology Services at MIT  

Software

Creating teaching materials

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Accessibility of online class materials

Accessibility consulting and web accessibility reviews for educational software.
IS&T ATIC Lab
Service description
617-253-7808
atic@mit.edu

Educational software:

 

Athena

Commercial, free/Open Source and some locally developed applications are licensed, installed, and maintained on Athena to support course work.

IS&T Software Release Team
Service description
3partysw@mit.edu

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software

GIS enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic, digital environment. GIS software provides tools for integrating, querying and analyzing a wide variety of data types, such as scientific and cultural data, satellite imagery and arial photography, as well as data collected by individuals, into projects, with geographic locations providing the integral link between all the data. MIT provides access to multiple GIS packages, including software from ESRI and PCI Geomatica.

Libraries / DUE OEIT
Service description
gishelp@mit.edu

Mathematical Tools at MIT

Comprehensive, up-to-date, information on mathematical software and resources at MIT, including MATLAB, Maple, and others. Find pointers to licensing information, training, and curriculum integration of mathematical software and other computational technologies at MIT.

Faculty, instructors, and TAs can request free support for using mathematical tools in the classrom by contacting the Educational Technology Consultants directly at acmath@mit.edu.

DUE OEIT
Faculty and TA support
acmath@mit.edu
617-253-0115

IS&T
Limited general support
Service description
olc@mit.edu
617-253-4435

Software distribution

Software available to the MIT community for downloading. Windows, Macintosh and Linux platforms.

IS&T
Service description
swreq@mit.edu

Software and application development

Project consulting, development, coordination, deployment, interpretation of global e-learning specifications and standards such as those from the Open Knowledge Initiative (OKI), infrastructure integration.

DUE OEIT
Service description
ac-ss@mit.edu

Statistical Analysis Software

Selected listing of statistical analysis software available at MIT.

Libraries
Service description
mcneillh@mit.edu

Windows Clusters

The Building 37 Windows Cluster is a reservable cluster which contains twenty-five high-performance Dell workstations running WinAthena and special software. W20 and other clusters also contain a number of WinAthena machines.

DUE OEIT
Service description
winfl@mit.edu

Macintosh Classroom/Cluster

The New Media Center (NMC) provides the MIT community the tools necessary to produce multimedia projects, such as digital video, photo scanning and manipulation, web authoring and more. The NMC is a "do-it-yourself" cluster of G4 Power macs loaded with the latest multimedia software.

DUE OEIT
Service description
nmc-consult@mit.edu

Software installation:

 

Athena

Requests to install commercial, free/Open Source and some locally developed software. Applications are licensed, installed, and maintained on Athena to support course work.

IS&T Software Release Team
617-253-8613
3partysw@mit.edu

Volume license distribution

Information Services & Technology licenses and distributes a variety of operating systems, specialized engineering, and administrative office software.

IS&T
Service description
vsls@mit.edu

Finding out if MIT has a license for a certain software application

For questions about existing licenses at MIT or availability of software that is not listed at the sites above. The contact email list is comprised of members of IS&T and the General Counsel's Office.

IS&T
contracts@mit.edu

Software license negotiation and signing software licenses

MIT centrally negotiates signing of software licenses (non-shrink-wrap) through General Counsel's Office.

General Counsel's Office
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