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Created:
08 Mar 2017
Interest:
27

248 Durham GIS Teaching Lab Machine Replacement (In Discussion)

These new computers will enhance the learning abilities of students taking classes in the GIS teaching lab in Durham.

Created:
30 Mar 2016
Interest:
30

Arduino/Raspberry Pi/Makey Makey hardware kits for Library checkout (In Review)

This proposal is to make Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Makey Makey electronic hardware kits available for checkout through Parks Library.

Created:
06 Mar 2015
Interest:
1

BCBGSO Laptop Upgrade (In Review)

Update the laptop cart currently used by students of the BCB program

Created:
23 Feb 2016
Interest:
0

Blackboard (In Discussion)

request Mozilla Backpack as an integration to Blackboard.

Created:
10 Nov 2014
Interest:
31

Campus wide license for Adobe Tools (In Review)

A proposal for ITS to fund a campus wide license for Adobe Tools

Created:
26 Mar 2015
Interest:
4

Campus Wireless Expansion (Resolved)

Continued upgrades to existing wireless coverage and supplemental wireless deployment in areas lacking in coverage.

Created:
29 Jan 2015
Interest:
2

Class Feedback MyState Add-On (In Discussion)

Give live feedback to professors via smartphones. Students have a slider that they place on a red-green scale. Professors use a computer or phone that displays the average of all students' inputs. This could be integrated with MyState.

Created:
22 Mar 2015
Interest:
9

Classroom Technology Upgrades for Pearson Hall Renovation Project (In Pilot)

As part of a long term renovation process of classrooms on the ISU campus, a central committee of classroom stakeholders formed over the past 20 months to analyze the state of ISU classrooms, and identify a path for improvement. An effort to renovate 2nd

Created:
29 Sep 2014
Interest:
9

Coding Academy (Resolved)

Student coding and certification resource center for incubating undergraduate tech ideas and experiments

Created:
25 Mar 2016
Interest:
28

CVM former ICN room upgrade (In Review)

Currently at the College of Vet Med, there are very few rooms where students are able to study in groups or be able to utilize technology for web conferencing or recording. We would like to update room 1485 to use for student collaboration, conferencing,

Created:
25 Jun 2015
Interest:
67

Cyber Science 3D (In Review)

Cyber Science 3D is a computer program that any life science instructor can use to dissect over 300 models.

Created:
22 Jan 2014
Interest:
19

CySwap Student Marketplace Website (In Pilot)

CySwap is an online marketplace only for Iowa State students. Buy, sell, and trade tickets, textbooks, clothing, furniture, leases, and more for free.

Created:
10 Apr 2015
Interest:
59

Development of a Readiness Assessment Test (RAT) tool in ThinkSpace (In Discussion)

This project proposes the development of a collaborative assessment tool that will allow courses utilizing the Team Based Learning (TBL) and/or Flipped Classroom pedagogy to foster communication and collaboration among their group/teams specifically for,

Created:
27 May 2014
Interest:
72

Dynamic Weather Forecaster (In Pilot)

A weather forecasting exercise that automatically grades by collecting 24-hour weather data from Unidata

Created:
17 Jul 2014
Interest:
84

eMuseum Online Searchable Collection Database (In Pilot)

The ISU University Museums’ Permanent Collection ranges from modern to ancient art, and includes a variety of different artists, media and styles. These objects are collected, cared for and interpreted for the cultural and educational benefit of the Uni

Created:
23 Feb 2015
Interest:
26

Facilitating cooperative learning in a competitive environment in the flipped classroom (In Pilot)

This project proposes the acquisition of a flipped-classroom kit that would allow the instructor to display on the classroom screen the progress of all the learning groups towards their assignments, simultaneously and in real time.

Created:
16 Apr 2015
Interest:
0

Flexible, programmable alternative to Blackboard (In Discussion)

Framework for a class web-site that is much simpler, more flexible, programmable, and less clunky than Blackboard.

Created:
12 May 2015
Interest:
7

Grammarly (In Discussion)

Tool for students to use. Grammarly may help student writing composition.

Created:
17 Mar 2016
Interest:
20

High-Definition Screens for Architecture Studios (In Review)

HD screens in studios will support digital technology pedagogy as well as reduce student printing and plotting costs.

Created:
14 Feb 2017
Interest:
65

High-Definition Screens for Architecture Studios: Digital Media Pedagogy Integration (In Discussion)

Additional HD screens in studios will enable the integration of new media content into studio teaching and provide continued support for digital technology pedagogy and the reduction of student printing costs.

Created:
24 Jan 2015
Interest:
45

High-end computer for Media course (Resolved)

Updated computer is needed for students in Media Psychology course to critically analysis and understand first-hand current video games.

Created:
25 Jun 2015
Interest:
65

Integrating 3D printing into agricultural mechanics courses to enhance the STEM initiative (In Discussion)

Agricultural mechanics has been identified as an excellent venue to enhance STEM education. Students enrolled in AGEDS 388 & 488 has the opportunity to utilize experiential learning through hands-on applications. This proposal is requesting the addition o

Created:
07 Jan 2015
Interest:
0

Integration of 3rd party online homework into BB (In Review)

My online homework publisher provides a cost-free way to integrate the log in and data transfer with BB (other than the labor of set-up, of course). Students and instructors benefit through simplification and merged log ins.

Created:
07 Apr 2015
Interest:
55

intRo Statistical Software (In Discussion)

An interactive web-based application for learning introductory statistics and data analysis.

Created:
31 Dec 2015
Interest:
0

iPads for CyBIZ Lab (In Discussion)

Mobile iPads for CyBIZ Lab project work to administer surveys in the field, share presentations and data with project clients off site, and for group collaboration.

Created:
05 Jun 2015
Interest:
1

ITAR certified storage for research projects (In Discussion)

Research projects need secure storage for project data

Created:
25 Feb 2015
Interest:
117

KURE Production Studio Upgrade (In Pilot)

Upgrade of KURE Production studio equipment.

Created:
06 Oct 2014
Interest:
34

Leaderboard App for Blackboard - Game-based Learning (Resolved)

Vote for this idea if you would like to see leaderboard integration with Blackboard! The best part is that it is free!

Created:
06 Jan 2014
Interest:
8

Media Management Facility (In Review)

Streaming video server that interoperates with Blackboard Learn

Created:
09 Nov 2015
Interest:
1

Microscope Upgrades for Veterinary Student Pathology Laboratories (In Review)

Microscopy is a commonly used education technology in the Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine program. We are hoping to purchase a new set of teaching microscopes for our veterinary student pathology laboratories to replace our antiquated microscopes.

Created:
01 Nov 2016
Interest:
49

Miller Electric LiveArc Welding Performance Management System (In Discussion)

The LiveArc Welding Performance Management System is designed to support and improve hands-on, active learning in various welding processes through the incorporation of computer-based feedback that provides live data for critical skill improvement.

Created:
12 Feb 2014
Interest:
3

Mobile computer security systems (In Discussion)

Support for campus-wide IT computer security solutions; such as encryption

Created:
06 Dec 2016
Interest:
31

Nap Pods (In Discussion)

Sleep is a necessity for productive work. To support learning and student health, nap pods should be installed in the Parks Library.

Created:
01 Nov 2016
Interest:
99

New computers for the Center for Communication Excellence (In Discussion)

This proposal requests funding to equip the Center for Communication Excellence (CCE) with new computers to better facilitate more free consultations on academic and professional communication.

Created:
11 Aug 2016
Interest:
29

New Overhead Projectors in GIS Labs (In Discussion)

Replace two old overhead projectors in GIS classrooms in Durham and Design.

Created:
03 Apr 2017
Interest:
3

New Zero Clients for Memorial Union Lab Spaces (In Discussion)

New All-in-one zero clients to replace current aging/failing VDI clients/monitors in the MU public spaces including East and West Student Office Spaces, Pride Lounge, Browsing Library and Multicultural Center.

Created:
11 Apr 2014
Interest:
9

NextBus display (In Discussion)

public display of Next Bus information

Created:
18 Feb 2016
Interest:
0

Office of Student-Athlete Development Computer Lab Upgrade: Building on Success (In Pilot)

This request for funding is to upgrade existing technology in the Hixson-Lied Student-Athlete Success center. These computer labs see a large amount of traffic and our current technology is outdated, extremely slow and in same cases no longer operable.

Created:
23 Mar 2015
Interest:
0

Online Class: Screencast videos (In Review)

Enable teaching cases online by combining slide information with whiteboard graphics. Sample: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJM1UWiz-0Y

Created:
20 Oct 2015
Interest:
11

Online Equipment Checkout/Booking System (In Discussion)

This project proposes investing in a university wide online solution for checking out equipment and booking rooms for students, faculty, and staff.

Created:
26 Feb 2015
Interest:
1

Panopto Unison (In Review)

Panopto Unison brings search, editing, desktop and mobile viewing, analytics, and more - to any video created with any camera. You can upload existing video archives, cell phone video, and just about any media you can play on your computer.

Created:
13 Feb 2015
Interest:
11

Parks Library DVD Collection (Resolved)

Create online lists for entertainment movies, educational films, TV shows, and audio books available for checkout at Parks Library.

Created:
10 Apr 2015
Interest:
37

Pico Projectors (small, portable, light-weight projectors) for use in classroom instruction. (In Discussion)

Pico projectors are small, portable, light-weight projectors that can be connected to a laptop and project images onto a wall or projector screen. Utilization of Pico projectors will greatly enhance interactive learning in all types of classrooms.

Created:
02 Dec 2014
Interest:
38

QR codes for Fitness Safety (In Discussion)

Combine the features of multimedia instruction and augmented reality to provide just-in-time instruction for exercise equipment and fitness safety.

Created:
09 Apr 2015
Interest:
46

Recording/Streaming Equipment for ISU_GDC (Resolved)

Enabling students interested in game design and development to network with other students across the Midwest as well as allow them access to an up-to-date library of video games at any time

Created:
04 Mar 2015
Interest:
4

Searchable Online Communication Resources Database for Scholars (In Discussion)

Create a user friendly search interface to provide quick easy access to a variety of writing & communication resources for grad students & scholars such as how to write a lit review, create a scientific poster, get published etc.

Created:
17 Sep 2014
Interest:
5

SoftChalk Integration with Blackboard (In Pilot)

I use SoftChalk Cloud for lesson development for classes and extension work.

Created:
25 Jun 2015
Interest:
61

Stratasys Mojo 3D Printer (In Discussion)

The Stratasys Mojo 3D printer could be utilized to design and print replacement parts for the various pieces of agricultural equipment at the AG 450 Farm, and train pre-service agricultural education teachers in CAD programming.

Created:
16 Mar 2015
Interest:
16

Student Laptop Checkout Equipment Upgrade (Resolved)

Upgrade the campus-wide pool of laptops for students circulated from the Communications Building by ITS.

Created:
31 Aug 2014
Interest:
14

Student Safety Web app for Mobile Devices (In Discussion)

A concise web app that students can download safety contacts and procedure information for fast knowledge.

Created:
08 Apr 2016
Interest:
3

Tax Return Filler (TRF) (In Discussion)

Develop a software to facilitate tax return filling for international students at ISU.

Created:
17 Mar 2017
Interest:
1

Technology Name: Picture in a Flash (PIAF) Tactile Graphic Maker, software, and paper. (In Discussion)

Summary: Picture in a Flash (PIAF) is a term coined to describe the output of material from a thermal printer that creates raised images (called ‘tactile’). This output allows individuals with visual impairment to feel the page as a means to understa

Created:
21 Mar 2016
Interest:
1

Technology Upgrades--Exam Accommodation Center (Hixson Lied Student Success Center) (In Review)

Iowa State University must provide reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. The Exam Accommodation Center (EAC), located in the Hixson Lied Student Success Center (HLSSC), has relied on out-of-date equipment and wireless inter

Created:
06 Jun 2017
Interest:
3

Testing Center data/network upgrades (In Discussion)

Upgrade the cabling, switches and system security in three of the permanent on campus testing centers to increase reliability, up-time and improve ability to troubleshoot issues.

Created:
10 Mar 2017
Interest:
0

Testing Center Upgrade (Resolved)

Upgrade Carver 250 from a standard computer lab to meet the needs of an ELO testing center.

Created:
02 Nov 2016
Interest:
40

Torchmate Plasma Cutting System (In Discussion)

The Torchmate plasma cutting system is a computer numerical control system that uses computer-aided drafting technology to cut metal. This can be incorporated into agricultural mechanics coursework to teach STEM concepts through hands-on instruction.

Created:
25 Jun 2015
Interest:
64

Torchmate plasma table (In Review)

This plasma table uses computer control software to cut metal, wood, and vinyl with various cutting processes. This table can be used in agricultural mechanics courses to teach metal cutting processes and computer aided design.

Created:
04 Jun 2015
Interest:
3

University Wide Student Timecard system (Resolved)

Timecard system for student employees

Created:
10 Mar 2015
Interest:
6

Vacation/sick leave request and verification (In Discussion)

Make the process of requesting and reporting time off easier for full time University employees -AND- part time on-campus student employees.

Created:
01 Sep 2016
Interest:
1

Veterinary Clinical Skills Demonstration Table and Workshop (In Discussion)

The creation of a demonstration table and work space for a focused class setting and specific class size for the delivery if high quality audio, imagery and video recording of specialized professional hands on skills.

Created:
19 Nov 2013
Interest:
4

Video promotion competition (In Pilot)

Have a student competition to create, innovative and creative ways to promote technology that will minimize printing

Created:
16 Sep 2015
Interest:
31

VoiceThread (In Discussion)

VoiceThread is a cloud based application that supports asynchronous discussions in different modalities - text, audio, and video. Upload, share, and comment on documents, images, videos.

Created:
28 Apr 2015
Interest:
5

YouCanBook.Me Site License (In Discussion)

YouCanBook.Me allows students to quickly and easily reserve time with advisers and instructors. People on campus already use the free version. Purchasing a site license would provide access to additional useful features.