James Madison University

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Technology & Support

Networking

LinkedIn N/A

Technology

Usable for classes
Apple Yes
PC Yes
Required Internet speed DSL
Delivery modes
Live streaming video Yes
Live streaming audio Yes
Recorded video Yes
Recorded audio Yes
Software-based readers No
Application for display on tablet computer Yes
Description of tablet application Accounting and Quantitative Methods Professors utilize tablet in online classes to illustrate class examples.
Application for display on smartphone No
Description of application for smartphone No
Bulletin boards No
Simulations Yes
Online labs No
Courses designed by certified instructional designers No
Courses designed by an outside firm No
Learning management system N/A

Types of Learning Management Systems Used

Blackboard Collaborate Yes
Canvas Yes

Support

Services
Academic advising Yes
Bookstore Yes
Career placement assistance Yes
Email address Yes
Financial aid office/services Yes
Access to digitized library materials Yes
Access to live librarian Yes
Local area network Yes
Mentoring Yes
Technical support Yes
Live tutoring No
Writing workshops Yes
Services the same for all online programs No
Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support No
Tech support availability
Weekend days (7:00 am - 5:59 pm) Sometimes
Weekend nights (6:00 pm - 9:59 pm) Sometimes
Weekend overnights (10:00 pm - 6:59 am) Never
Weekdays (7:00 am - 5:59 pm) Always
Weeknights (6:00 pm - 9:59 pm) Usually
Weekday overnights (10:00 pm - 6:59 am) Never

Career Center

Dedicated business school career center No
School tracks alumni Yes
Alumni on which school collected usable information 100%

Structure

Archived classes All
Classes can be received live All
Live online/on-campus classes after 5 p.m. All
Percentage of classes with lectures 76-99
Student-student engagement
Online chatrooms Yes
Web conferencing (webinars) N/A
Skype or other visual software Yes

Requirements

New-student orientation Yes
Review and sign ethics statement Yes
Number of times per month faculty evaluate student participation 1
Courses requiring students to work collabratively with other students Majority
Class participation graded Yes

Assessment

Exams Yes
Number of settings in which in-person exams are administered One setting
Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments Depends
Measures to instill academic integrity (as submitted by school)

Students sign honor pledge; exams are administered in proctored environment.

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