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Marshall University General Information Please provide the name of the individual supplying these responses in case we need to contact you to clarify any of your answers. Name: Mr. Brian Michael Morgan Title: Director, Center for Instructional Technology E-mail: brian.morgan@marshall.edu Telephone: (304) 696-6469 Fax: (304) 696-3229 Institutional Information Institution Name: Marshall University Official institution Web site (URL): http://www.marshall.edu/ Total # of full-time undergraduate students: 8833 Total # of part-time undergraduate students: 799 Marshall University B - Undergraduate Personal Computer Use 1. In which of the following ways does your institution assist undergraduates with purchasing a computer? Check all that apply.
Through passing on of educational discounts Through institutional relationship with specific vendor(s)

2. How many hours per day does your institution typically offer one-on-one (personto-person) technical support to undergraduates during the academic year? Include non-automated tech-support lines. Do not include online FAQs or e-mail-only support. Monday
More than 16

Tuesday
More than 16

Wednesday
More than 16

Thursday

More than 16

Friday
More than 16

Saturday
4-8

Sunday
More than 16

3. Enter text in the field below if you feel your answers in Section B require further explanation. There are 250 characters available for your comments.
We provide an on-campus full-service PC Sales and Service Center. This center is in place to support student computer use in addition to the above mentioned services.

Marshall University C - E-mail Usage and Access 1. Which of the following e-mail services does your institution offer? Check all that apply.
All incoming undergraduates receive a free institution-hosted e-mail account. Undergraduates can have more than one free institution-hosted e-mail account, or multiple aliases. Undergraduates can choose their own e-mail address name. Institution has a Web-based undergraduate e-mail directory. Institution's undergraduate e-mail directory has access restrictions to protect student privacy. Institution has an online faculty e-mail directory.

2. Are graduating students permitted to keep their e-mail address(es)?
Yes, forever

a. If graduating students are permitted to keep their e-mail addresses in any of the forms described above, is there a cost involved?
No, the service is free

3. How much free e-mail space (in megabytes) is guaranteed to each undergraduate? Special provisions for individual students or departments do not count. Must be general rule for all students.
51-100MB

4. Enter text in the field below if you feel your answers in Section C require further explanation. There are 250 characters available for your comments.
Virtual drive space is available from our Storage Area Network (SAN) to all campus workstations and remote users.

Marshall University D - Web Space Usage and Access 1. How much free Web space is guaranteed to each undergraduate (in megabytes)? Special provisions for individual students or departments do not count. Must be general rule for all students.
51-100MB

2. On average, how many institution Web pages are served daily (number of page views on main institutional URL).
22200

3. Does your institution provide generic Web pages for all incoming Freshmen?
Yes

4. Are undergraduate student-authored Web pages restricted for content? Check all that apply.
Yes, for pornography Yes, for hate speech Yes, if the institution receives complaints Other: Please specify Yes, for commercial use or personal profit

5. Is Web access restricted for content? Check all that apply.
No restrictions, except when local, state or federal law dictates

6. Which company(ies) or organization(s) provides your institution with Internet access (i.e. MCI, Sprint, UUNET)?
WVNET using Bell Atlantic Internet Solutions

7. How big (total megabytes per second) is your institution's pipe to the Internet (excluding Internet 2), as provided by the company(ies) listed in question D6? Enter number only; no letters or commas.
10

8. Enter text in the field below if you feel your answers in Section D require further explanation. There are 250 characters available for your comments.
MU has an ATM OC-3. This has a PVC for data with 10M sustained cell rate & 20M peak rate to the next hop router at WVNET. WVNET has a 45M pipe to Bell Atlantic Internet Solutions. Q7 has the has bandwidth listed as MB, not Mb. We answered w/Mb.

Marshall University E - Networking

1. Does your institution provide shared network file space to undergraduates? Special provisions for individual students or departments do not count. Must be general rule for all students.
Yes

a. How much network file space is allocated to each undergraduate? (in megabytes)
51-100MB

b. Which of the following file-sharing technologies are available to undergraduates? Check all that apply.
Windows or Novell NFS Other: Please specify Unix SAMBA

2. Does your institution provide wireless coverage to: a. Institution buildings
Yes, Limited

b. On-campus housing
No

c. Off-campus housing
No

3. Describe your institution's off-campus high-speed Net access service. These services may include partnerships with local or national companies, but must provide direct access to school networks (with an institution IP address) DSL
Yes, Trial Only

Cable modems
Yes, Trial Only

Ethernet, T1 (or faster)
To many off-campus sites

4. Describe your institution's involvement with the Internet 2 project (or with gigabit networking). Check all that apply.
Institution is a member of the Internet 2 consortium

5. Enter text in the field below if you feel your answers in Section E require further explanation. There are 250 characters available for your comments.
Marshall University is a member of the WVNET/WVU Internet 2 Consortium.

Marshall University F - Web-related Courses and Distance Learning Programs 1. Which undergraduate technology-related courses does your institution offer? Check all that apply.
Web Design System Administration Advanced Networking e-Commerce CGI Programming Software Game Design Other: Please specify Cisco Regional Academy, Java, VB, MS Office, Multimedia Design

2. Does your institution offer any undergraduate classes exclusively online?
Yes

a. If yes, please list the top three courses.

History 103E - American History to 1877

Chemistry 203E - General Chemistry I

Computer Science 101E - Computer and Data Processing

3. Enter text in the field below if you feel your answers in Section F require further explanation. There are 250 characters available for your comments.
Our electronic courses are a part of the Southern Regional Electronic Campus. We have over 400 courses that have some type of online component. Check our information at http://muonline.marshall.edu/

Marshall University G - Educational and Administrative Uses 1. Does your institution accept applications for undergraduate admissions submitted electronically via the Internet?
Yes

2. Does your institution offer free, human-taught Internet orientation to undergraduates?
Yes

3. Does your institution offer free, human-taught Internet orientation to faculty?
Yes

For questions G4-G6 only: To help us validate the existence of a "Web-based" student administrative network, please provide a URL, log-in and password. If this is not possible, please explain why and provide some form of verification. URL:
http://www.marshall.edu/milo/

LOG-IN:
000000022

PASSWORD:
456789

4. Which of the following registration services does your institution offer? Check all that apply.
Touch-tone registration Web-based registration

5. Which of the following drop/add services does your institution offer? Check all that apply.
Touch-tone drop/add Web-based drop/add

6. Are transcripts or grade reports available to undergraduates online? Check all that apply.
Students can find out how to order an official transcript online Students can order an official transcript online Students can access grade reports on the Web

7. Are course schedules made available to undergraduates on the Web?
Yes, all

8. Is the student newspaper(s) available online?
Yes, all

9. Describe your institution's online library resources and services. Touch-tone services do not count. Check all that apply.
Undergraduates can electronically check the status of library books online or from the Web Undergraduates can electronically reserve or recall library books online or from the Web Undergraduates can electronically renew library books online or from the Web Undergraduates can initiate an interlibrary loan online or from the Web Undergraduates can download electronic library documents (periodicals,articles) online or from the Web

Undergraduates can download electronic library-owned or licensed media content (audio or graphic files) online or from the Web

10. Does the institution own or participate in a digital library project? If yes, please explain
Yes The Library participates in Project Muse and JSTOR, two digital serials projects. In addition, the Library subscribes to various online information resources, and offers free electronic document delivery service.

11. Does the institution digitally archive school-owned library content? If yes, please explain.
Yes Special Collections Department digitizes items from the University Archives and places them on the Web, such as the Appalachian Oral History project.

12. Does the alumni association maintain its own Web page?
Yes

13. Describe your institution's policy regarding online gaming.
Permitted on institution networks. Permitted on institution machines, but limited

14. Enter text in the field below if you feel your answers in Section G require further explanation. There are 250 characters available for your comments.
Please Note... the answer to number 13 does NOT pertain to online gambling, which is restricted by state law. We interpret gaming to be computer simulations for learning and/or entertainment. We host Diversity University (www.du.org)

Marshall University H - Miscellaneous 1. Does your institution provide networking services (e-mail, Web space or Internet access), at no cost, to the local community (community members who live or work in proximity to the institution, but are not affiliated (i.e., faculty, staff, or students) with the institution)? If yes, please explain.
Yes Restricted to non-profit use and offered to alumni or members of our Library Associates.

2. Does your institution run its own Internet service provider?
Yes

a. If yes, do undergraduates living off campus get discounted rates through the institution's ISP?
Yes

b. If yes, what is the monthly service charge?

16.95

3. What sets your institution apart from other "wired" undergraduate institutions? Include relevant community and commercial partnerships. Please explain in detail and include URL's when applicable. There are 1000 characters available for your comments.
Marshall "Interactive" University is know for developing a 21st century campus with advanced infrastructure, policy, training paradigm, online administration, assessments, collaborative agreements, online course development (muonline.marshall.edu), community collaboration and institutional vision to create a campus with no boundaries (multimedia.marshall.edu/spring99.pdf). Marshall touches the community and beyond via aggressive implementation of the West Virginia 2001 ATM Network and innovative outreach programs such as the One Room School 2000 www.marshall.edu/oneroom2000, Diversity University www.du.org, Advantage Valley Regional Economic Development www.adval.org, Interactive Patient medicus.marshall.edu/medicus.htm, RuralNet ruralnet.marshall.edu, PrevNet www.prevnet.org, RCBI Flexible Manufacturing www.rcbi.org, Corporate and High School Outreach with Marshall Technology Institute www.marshall.edu/mti and the Court Room of the Future www.bell-atl.com/bawv/html/wv2001b.htm.


				
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