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New Faculty Information

Computer Information

There are four models of computers available for new faculty to select from when they are hired. The selection consists of an Apple (desktop or laptop) or Dell (desktop or laptop). All of the models noted are available without any additional cost to the school or college.

Apple computers:

Desktop - Apple iMac

Laptop - Apple MacBook

Windows computers:

Desktop - Dell Optiplex 980MT

Laptop - Dell Latitude e6410

Technical details for these models can be located at http://www.kent.edu/facultyrefresh/fr-models.cfm.

Software Information

The following lists note the software installed as a standard on all new faculty computers.

Standard Software


on an Apple computer
Adobe Flash
Adobe Reader X
Audacity - Used for audio recording and editing.
FileZilla - FTP / SFTP client - normally used for KSU personal websites.
iLife '09
iLife '11
iTunes
iWork '09
KSU Cisco VPN Client
McAfee VirusScan for Mac - Anti-virus and anti-spyware application.
Microsoft Office 2011
Quicktime 10
Real Player

on a Windows computer
7-Zip - Opens compressed files such as ZIP and RAR files.
Adobe Flash
Adobe Reader X
Adobe Shockwave
Audacity - Used for audio recording and editing.
CDBurnerXP - Used for CD and DVD authoring.
FileZilla - FTP / SFTP client - normally used for KSU personal websites.
iTunes
KSU Cisco VPN Client
McAfee Endpoint Encryption - Full hard drive encryption application.
McAfee VirusScan 8.7i - Anti-virus and anti-spyware application.
Microsoft Forefront
Microsoft Office 2007
Microsoft Office Communicator 2005
Microsoft Silverlight
Paint.NET - Used to edit and manipulate images.
PDFCreator - Converts other files and prints files as a PDF.
PowerDVD DX
Quicktime 7
Real Player
Roxio Creator DE
SSH Secure Shell

 

Software Available Beyond the Standard Applications


on an Apple computer
  Cost Notes
Adobe Acrobat X Professional $100
iLife '11 $
SPSS 18 $25 Please note the license must be renewed each year at the noted cost.

on a Windows computer
  Cost Notes
Adobe Acrobat X Professional $100
Geometer's Sketchpad $0
Inspiration 8 $0
Inspiration 9 $0
Inspiredata $0
JMP $15 Please note the license must be renewed each year at the noted cost.
Kidspiration 3 $0
LISREL $25 Please note the license must be renewed each year at the noted cost.
Microsoft Forefront $
Nvivo 8 $25 ATLAS Ti is a comparable product. Please note the license must be renewed each year at the noted cost.
SAS $25 Please note the license must be renewed each year at the noted cost.
SPSS 18 $25 Please note the license must be renewed each year at the noted cost.
SPSS AMOS $25 Please note the license must be renewed each year at the noted cost.