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Life in the FAST Lane

Life in the FAST Lane

Bonnie Young - January 02, 2019

The Faculty and Staff Training unit (FAST) at West Chester University offers many opportunities to “keep up to speed” with technology, trends, and best practices. Nearly every week, we see new academic technologies released. There are more tools today available to faculty and staff than ever before.

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Saying Goodbye to VGA...

Saying Goodbye to VGA...

Yuki Yamamoto, Teresa Hudson - November 08, 2018

The VGA (Video Graphics Array) video connectivity port was introduced by IBM in 1987 as a video standard for PC desktops. It became the standard video output for laptops and has been a familiar sight to computer users over the past 30 years. However, HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) connectivity was introduced in late 2003 supporting a wide screen image with a 16:9 or 16:10 aspect ratio and a significantly higher video resolution.

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FERPA Training

FERPA Training

Megan Jerabeck, LaTisha Griffin, Amber Grove, Lauren Keefe, Danielle Zimmerman - November 02, 2018

West Chester University has a legal obligation to ensure compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), which governs release of, and access to, student education records. The law, and the University’s Privacy Policy, apply not only to current students but to all individuals who have ever attended the university.

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OU Campus – Final Stages of Migration

OU Campus – Final Stages of Migration

Kristin Williams - September 25, 2018

The University's new Content Management System (CMS), OU Campus, is in it's final stages of migration. OU Campus brings features to the table that were previously unavailable to our users.

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Student Printing at WCU

Student Printing at WCU

Jeff Hoffman, Teresa Hudson - August 27, 2018

Learn about how students print on campus using RamPrint.

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