What software is available to me on campus?

More than 70 percent of Western's classrooms are equipped with technology that offers a hands-on learning environment for both students and instructors. For a detailed information regarding the location of available classroom technology, see the articles relating to the  Technology Room Grid ,  Technology Facilities, Hardware Locator, and Software Locator.

Software installed on every PC machine

AMS ( Applied Management Science )
Derive for Windows
Geometer's Sketchpad
MediaMatics DVD Player
Visual Studio
McAfee Antivirus
Real One Player
Acrobat Reader
Internet Explorer
Office Suite ( Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, FrontPage )
Microsoft Project
Microsoft Publisher
Microsoft Visio
Windows Media Player
Windows Movie Maker

Software installed on every Mac Machine

OS X 10.3 (Panther) or better
Microsoft Office X or better ( Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Entourage)
Internet Explorer 5
Netscape 7.2
iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie
Adobe Acrobat

The specialized software packages available in the multi-station classrooms include: All of the software listed above, Microsoft Office, SPSS, Adventure Learning System: Business Stats, ALEKS, Derive For Windows, Geometer's SketchPad, Mathlab, MDEP, MicroCalc, Minitab, MPP, Visio, Maple, Studio MX, Photoshop, Illustrator, GoLive, and QuarkXPress.

Another resource available in the multi-station classrooms is NetSupport, a remote control software solution. This software gives instructors the ability to interact with their students by allowing them to view/project a screen on a student’s workstation or view up to 16 screens on the instructor’s workstation simultaneously.

Lastly, Citrix Remote Software (XenApp) is available through a login portal. This feature allows for access to the following:

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