IT Management and Services (ITMS) is a departmental organization that provides the support necessary for the use and advancement of technology across the campus community.
The ITMS staff provides a wide variety of services and training to the DISTED College community to ensure that users are enabled to gain access to a wide variety of technological knowledge that best suits the academic needs of the campus community.
The ITMS maintains and operates the following facilities for the college:
There is ample bandwidth for accessing the Internet and any web-based applications. The college has redundant broadband and wireless PTP connections installed, and adding to these are the WiFi hotspots, to enable students and staffs to have fast and wide access to the Internet resources and communications facilities.
Yeap Chor Ee Heritage Campus
|Monday to Thursday||8:30 am – 5:30 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am – 4:30 pm|
Wawasan City Campus
|Monday to Thursday||9:00 am – 4:30 pm|
|Friday||9:00 am – 3:30 pm|
The computer laboratories are equipped with very capable Intel® Core i7 computers, and with a full range of technical and productivity tools and software. Learning, teaching and work is now pleasant and fun.
Students would be exposed to both Windows and Linux platforms running on a fiber optic and UTP backbone. This gives the students a good understanding and appreciation of these systems when they start their careers.
All DISTED’s students will have full access to the General Computer Laboratory. It is managed with the assistance from Student Lab and Service Assistants (SLSA). Strict rules are enforced in this lab and the SLSAs are accorded authority in the labs similar to that of DISTED’s full-time staff.
A usage log is kept to monitor and manage the usage of the computers in the lab. Adequate variety of software will be provided in the lab. At times when demand exceeds supply, the students will take turn to use the computers. No student will be able to use a computer for more than two hours if there is another student waiting to use the same computer.
Services provided in the general lab include consultations of PC problems and printing services.
3 laboratories are designated as teaching laboratories. They will not be opened for general use unless the general laboratory is full.
This lab caters to the needs of students studying multimedia creative arts courses. It is designated and fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities in audio and video recording for teaching and learning purposes.
To use the computer facilities, students are required to:Produce their DISTED student ID card on demand.
College staff on duty has the sole authority to determine if a student is in compliance with the above rules. Necessary action will be taken against those who do not adhere to these rules.
Students use the computers for different purposes and there are potentially many users. As such, the use of computers in the college is subject to the following order of usage priority:
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