Academic Information Technology

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The mission of Academic IT (AIT) is to support and enhance academic activities of the University by identifying and pursuing opportunities provided by applications of technology to education and research. Academic IT therefore serves as a liaison between Information Technology and the University. Academic IT’s vision focuses upon the technological efficiency of academics in utilizing available technology. Academic IT’s main goal is to facilitate self-directed manipulation of technological applications. Areas of technology utilization emphasis consist of teacher-student interaction capabilities within classrooms, computer labs, and resource centers both local and remote. Facets of utilization include content presentation using the technology, communications outside the classroom, assessment of effectiveness, and records keeping. Academic IT provides support through the following units:

Areas of emphasis are:

  • Technology integration in the classroom
  • Technology integration in departments
  • Teaching, Learning and Collaboration Technologies
  • Accreditation Evaluations
  • Campus Audio/Visual
  • Campus Email
  • Technology Training and Workshops

Contact Information

Email: ait@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.979.0245

 

 

 

Deborah F. Dent, Ph.D.
Chief Information Officer
Information Technology
Email: deborah.f.dent@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.979.4299

Michael A. Robinson, Ed.D.
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Information Technology
Email: michael.a.robinson@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.979.5934

Address:
Jackson State University
1400 John R. Lynch St.
P.O.Box 17750
Jackson, Mississippi  39217