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Information Technologies

Information Technologies

Providing you access to extensive technology resources

  • My Thunderbird (MTB) - Thunderbird's intranet serves alumni, corporate friends, faculty, guests, staff, students and recruiters. MTB extends the school's communication abilities through online discussions and live chats, online course pages to supplement the on- and off-campus student experiences, student job search tools and resources for recruiters.
  • Google hosted lifetime email for students and alumni.
  • Access to online library databases - These powerful research tools from the International Business Information Centre (IBIC) are available from anywhere in the world for staff, faculty and current degree-seeking students.
  • Dorm rooms - Each room is equipped with high-speed wired and wireless internet/network access.
  • 360+ high-speed internet/network access ports - These ports are publicly available around campus in the IBIC, Tower Cafe©, Lincoln Computer Center, throughout Snell and the Thunderbird Commons.
  • Wireless network access - Wifi access to the campus network and the internet is available in most public areas around campus, including the IBIC, Commons, Tower, Yount classrooms and the Lincoln Computer Center.
  • Video Conferencing Capabilities - This system enables two-way broadcasts between faculty and student groups, seamlessly incorporating presentation visuals including PowerPoint, overhead projector slides, videos and Chroma Key. These synchronous (real-time) classes and sessions are employed regularly for degree programs and student first-time interviews.
  • E-learning - Our Thunderbird Learning Environment (TLE) platform is utilized to deliver select learning programs that appeal to both degree-seeking students and Executive Education participants. Additionally, this platform can be used as standalone or as a blended component of a larger learning program. TLE combines engaging presentations, interactive exercises and team collaboration in a structured learning environment.
  • Xerox Document Source - This on-site print shop is available for all your printing and copying needs.

Additional IT responsibilities

  • Oversee all campus information and database functions.
  • Develop and maintain My Thunderbird and the Thunderbird Learning Environment platform.
  • Provide a customer-service organization, including technical support through the Student and Faculty/Staff Help Desks, computer technicians, audio-visual services and software support.
  • Assist Thunderbird faculty members in the implementation of technology in support of learning and teaching, presentation development, editorial services and instructional design.
  • Establish our Thunderbird Learning Environment platform in order to deliver e-learning programs.