ELI Innovations & Implementations—START: Student Technology Assessment, Resources, and Training


DePauw University's Student Technology Assessment, Resources, and Training (START) Program is a technology assistance program for students staffed by students that serves as a replicable model for other liberal arts institutions. START provides students with training opportunities in a wide variety of computing and multimedia applications. In 2004–2005, more than 700 students participated in 49 workshops, and START consultants staffing campus service points helped more than 350 students with everything from image and text scanning to PowerPoint presentations.

ELI's Innovations & Implementations series highlights innovative teaching, learning, and technology practices in higher education. Each piece provides a practical overview of an innovation, focusing on its significance and implementation. Use Innovations & Implementations to explore innovative practices that might be of value to your institution.

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