Personal consultation sessions may be scheduled by instructors seeking assistance in employing instructional applications for teaching. This may include in-depth instructions on the use of individual tools or the development of course-specific strategies . Consultation sessions may be in addition to regularly offered workshops or in conjunction with a project.
Users can create and edit a simple website bringing together information to share, including docs, videos, photos, calendars and attachments. Sites can be shared with any number of users within the Brown community or with the entire world. It is offered as part of Google Apps@Brown.
The Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) provides both virtual and physical hosting of Linux servers. Virtual hosting is aimed at departments who want access to a server but don't want to purchase or maintain the hardware. Physical hosting requires that the department purchase the hardware but it is located in CCV's machine room.
This service is available for backing up and archiving research data and research computing systems on campus. This service is not available for the backup of administrative and instructional data.
Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) maintains a large computer cluster for research use. Researchers confronting problems which are too large to solve on a conventional laptop or workstation can obtain a free, exploratory account which allows limited use of the system. Priority use is available for a fee.
The Active Directory domain, AD.Brown.edu, is the centralized Windows Directory Service for authentication of user, computer, and group objects. Active Directory is used primarily for the centralized Windows environments.
In consultation with a department, the Telecommunications Office will select the lowest cost device and plan which meets the business need. Telecommunications monitors all bills on a monthly basis and notifies the cellular user if another plan or feature would be more cost effective to meet the user's calling patterns.
For management of high-volume inbound calls, this system allows for multiple users to answer one main number. Reports are generated listing call volume and operator effectiveness.
Voice Mail allows callers to leave a voice mail message in the event that a phone line is busy or the recipient is not available to answer the incoming call. Voice mailbox owners can record custom greetings, forward voice mail to other users on the system, set an extended absence greeting, respond to messages by calling or voice mail messaging and set outcall notification.
Telecommunications offers 3 different types of audio conferencing: