Teaching With Technology: Educational Technology Services at MIT  

Web Services

Creating teaching materials

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Accessibility of online class materials

Accessibility consulting and web accessibility reviews for educational technology projects, web applications, and web sites.
IS&T ATIC Lab
Service description
617-253-7808
atic@mit.edu
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Usability evaluations

Group reviews of educational web sites (heuristic reviews), pluralistic walkthroughs, usability testing (talking protocol tests), accessibility testing, consultation for usability tests of your educational technology product.
IS&T Usability Team
Service description
617-324-9016
usability@mit.edu

External publishing of class content

OpenCourseWare (OCW) makes the educational materials used in the teaching of virtually all of MIT subjects available on the Web, free of charge, to any user, anywhere in the world. OCW promotes the open sharing of knowledge.

OCW Publication Managers work directly with faculty instructors to prepare course content for publication on OCW. To learn about the process and services OCW offers, contact the Publication Manager for your department listed on the OCW Team page.

OCW
Service description
ocw@mit.edu
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Online surveys

IS&T and Office of Institutional Research together run the MIT Web Survey Service to provide a variety of survey mechanisms and assistance for running surveys at MIT.
IS&T
Service description
web-surveys@mit.edu

Instant Messaging

As an alternative to teleconferencing and email, instant messaging has been growing in popularity. MIT has its own instant messaging services.
IS&T
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Website production and development:

 

Website development and maintenance

Full website production services and website maintenance agreements. Development of custom 404 (page not found) error pages, custom MIT Events Calendar implementation, and ShopSite eCommerce integration.

IS&T DCAD
Service description
617-253-3500
web-consult@mit.edu

Web publishing consultation

Free assistance and services to support the effective use of the World Wide Web at MIT including guidelines and resources for MIT web publishers. DCAD consultants will evaluate your department's website needs, develop information architecture and story boards, plus assist with selecting the correct vendor for the project.

IS&T DCAD
Service description
617-253-3500
web-consult@mit.edu

Blogs & Wikis:

 

Wiki service

Wikis and similar collaborative applications have come to be standard workplace and educational tools. IS&T offers (currently in pilot) a wiki space to groups via a centrally-managed wiki application.

IS&T ISDA
Service description
et-consult@mit.edu
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Custom Blogs and Wikis

Blogs and wikis with customized designs to match your existing sites' look and feel.

IS&T DCAD
Service description
617-253-3500
web-consult@mit.edu
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