Support for Penn faculty
(firstname.lastname@example.org), manager of the
for SAS faculty and TA's, esp. in the humanities, located in 633 Williams
has prepared this page. He can also help you get in touch with other
Educational Technology Services with expertise in other
areas, or you should feel free to contact
(email@example.com), Director of ETS.
Data Transfer and Conversion. You can use our equipment
to convert Macintosh files to DOS files and vice-versa. For
example, you can convert a WordPerfect 6.0 document on a PC disk
to a MicroSoft Word document on a Macintosh disk. Or, you can
convert a PICT graphic on a Macintosh disk to a bitmap graphic on
a PC disk.
Format Conversion You can use our expertise to convert
files for use in various fonts; for example, from Beta Code to
your favorite Greek font.
Optical Character Recognition. You can use our
equipment to read a page of text or a whole book into the
computer. You can then edit the resulting document in your
favorite word processor.
Image Digitizing You can use our equipment to scan a
picture or a slide and create a computer version of it.
Electronic Publishing You can put your text, graphics,
sounds, and movies on the Internet so that your class (or the
world) can use it.
Electronic Class Discussions You can create a discussion list on
the Internet for the students in your class. They can share
thoughts with one another at any time of day or night.
Electronic Meetings We can show you how to use PennMOO to hold live classes and
Electronic Courses You can offer a course on the
Page Layout You can use our equipment to precisely
control the layout of a publication.
Printing You can print your class materials on our
printer. You can print from any machine in our Prep Center, or
you can print directly from any Macintosh on ethernet.
Video Recording We can film nearly anything you want.
Video Digitization You can use our equipment to play a
video tapes and create a computer version of it. You can edit
the resulting movie.
Sound Recording You can use our equipment to play an
audio tape and create a computer version of it. You can edit the
Storage You can store large amounts of data on a CD-ROM
created in our office. Store images, text, movies.