Vision, Mission and Program Goals
The Academic Technology Support Center’s purpose is to encourage, invigorate, guide,
and collaborate with students, faculty, and staff by developing, supporting, and transforming
the education process.
In order to support and develop the use of educational media and technology, Academic Technology Support (ATS) assists integration of developments in educational technology into the teaching and learning units of the University in cost-effective and pedagogically sound manner.
In this effort, ATS works collaboratively with faculty students, and academic support units to provide services that (1) facilitate learning, teaching, and scholarships, (2) provide opportunities for faculty and students to explore new technologies in their teaching and learning, (3) support faculty in assessing the effectiveness of these efforts, and (4) foster collaboration and connection in technology planning for University projects and initiatives.
1. Increase faculty awareness of instructional technologies and how to use them using more customized, just-in-time information.
2. Serve as a trusted source of information about academic technology use at Lincoln and faculty instructional technology needs, and advocate for meeting those needs in the university's technology infrastructure.
3. Provide opportunities for faculty to explore new technologies in their teaching and support them in assessing the effectiveness of their efforts.
4. Foster collaboration and connection in technology planning for University projects and initiatives.