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   * Faculty/​Staff computer refresh   * Faculty/​Staff computer refresh
   * Departmental Copiers/​Xerox   * Departmental Copiers/​Xerox
 +  * Classroom technology
   * IdeaScale   * IdeaScale
  
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 ==== Departmental Copiers/​Xerox ==== ==== Departmental Copiers/​Xerox ====
 Due to pricing and policy changes coming from IRT, department copy machines were not replaced over Summer as planned. ​ The College is still working with IRT and other vendors to identify the most efficient and effective course of action. ​ Now that the semester has begun, any replacements will need to be near-seamless so as to not disrupt instruction. Due to pricing and policy changes coming from IRT, department copy machines were not replaced over Summer as planned. ​ The College is still working with IRT and other vendors to identify the most efficient and effective course of action. ​ Now that the semester has begun, any replacements will need to be near-seamless so as to not disrupt instruction.
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 +==== Classroom Technology ====
 +The College is responsible for technology maintenance and updates in 58 learning spaces across campus. ​ Many of these spaces have technology that is out of date and/or struggling with wear-and-tear. ​ Funding was recently approved at the University level for improvements and maintenance to classroom technology, but it is unclear whether or not any of this funding will go to the Colleges or only to IRT for support of "​university open" classrooms.  ​
  
 ==== IdeaScale ==== ==== IdeaScale ====
 IdeaScale is an ideation and feedback tool that has been adopted by the College. ​ The College'​s goal is "to have a broad conversation about ideas that can move us forward and improve how we work and learn." ​ Some great ideas and discussions are already posted. ​ There is a link on the College home page (www.csus.edu/​al) and everyone should sign up! IdeaScale is an ideation and feedback tool that has been adopted by the College. ​ The College'​s goal is "to have a broad conversation about ideas that can move us forward and improve how we work and learn." ​ Some great ideas and discussions are already posted. ​ There is a link on the College home page (www.csus.edu/​al) and everyone should sign up!