The mission of Classroom Lab Support Services (CLSS) (formerly known as Instructional Technology Support Services), a division of the Department of Information Technology (DoIT), is to lead in the development and deployment of new educational technology and to provide the training required to effectively integrate technology into the instructional program.
CLSS provides a multitude of outstanding services to assist John Jay College faculty, staff, and students to achieve their instructional technology development and productivity. Listed below is a brief description of each type of services:
Professional Development and Training Services
CLSS offers a variety of training sessions and events designed for different needs and users. Every semester, CLSS presents series of training sessions from hour long demonstrations to extensive, multiple day, classroom-based hands-on courses on a variety of computing topics for the faculty, staff, and students. To help you find the right type of training, these training sessions are listed under appropriately named categories such as 25 minute Tech Shot, Tech Bites,Workshops, Demonstrations, Announced Walk-In, Training Courses and others. To help you find training topics of interest regardless of categories, use our new All-In-One schedule.
Computer Lab Services
CLSS provides John Jay College students with access and support to well maintained computers in our facilities (e.g. Student Computer Lab Center), as well as all Student Technology Fee funded Departmental Computer Labs, Cyber Cafe and Lounge areas, the Laptop Loan Center and the new EZ Print Center and Stations.
Classroom Technology Services (CTS)
CLSS provides and maintains all the instructional technology within classrooms. Our excellent CTS staff are always ready to support the faculty and staff in achieving the optimal use of classroom technology for teaching or presentation.
Consultation and Other Services
CLSS offers personalized, one-on-one consultations to our faculty and staff scheduled at a mutually convenient time. Other services include Software Site Licensing and Distribution, Podcasting support, Website Development Support, iTunes U Support, Blackboard Student Support and much more.
Online Training Resources and FAQs
CLSS produces multiple documents and training materials to facilitate professional development for online access at you own pace and time. Committed to providing a supplemental enhanced learning experience, CLSS has chosen an acclaimed professional web-based training site, MySkillSource.
In addition to the above primary services, CLSS administers and coordinates the Student Technology Fee at John Jay College which entails the acquisition of proposed hardware and software to achieve successful approved project implementation.
Information about upcoming events, services and workshops sponsored by CLSS is posted on the CLSS website and also on the College Calendar.
In October 2011, CLSS is relocated to the New Building in room L2.73.00 NB with all new computer labs in room L2.72.00 NB. North Hall computing facilities will continue to operate until further notice.
Please visit the CLSS General FAQ for common questions and answers.