Technology at EOC
The EOC Local Area Network is a highly specialized and complex system of advanced technologies. All computer and technical operations for the entire network from the administrative services, to the client level, including the classrooms and the internal/external agencies are maintained by the Technology Resource Management Unit. EOC’s Local Area Network and the remote sites (including the ATTAIN Labs) is a conglomerate of approximately 550 computers connected via T1 circuits to the University at Buffalo and University Center for Academic & Workforce Development.
EOC houses 10 high speed servers on their network to support all classroom and faculty/staff networking. The 10 classrooms use Microsoft Windows 7 and Xp as the standard operating system. The current software distribution includes the Professional version of Microsoft Office 2007, 2010. Other software being used in the classroom are the internet versions of the College Keyboarding & Document Processing, Skills Tutor, Electronic Health record processing and Dental software. The ATTAIN labs along with EOC’s networking program offer technology related certification courses. There is also a Testing Center which is used for TABE (Test for Adult Basic Education) and NWRC (National Work Readiness Credential Testing). The Technology Enhanced room houses 24 laptops for students and 3 big screen TV’s for interactive teaching and meetings globally. Faculty and staff are constantly using the modern technology to teach and enrich students of the present state-of-the-art technology.