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Information Technology Services

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ITS at FPG offers a comprehensive set of services to help support and strengthen the projects, programs, and research endeavors of FPG investigators and partners. With a dedicated in-house help desk, hardware and software support, inventory and asset tracking system, systems analysis, high-end web design and development, and strategies for instructional design, the eight-person IT team offers a remarkable level of customization and service to fully support and amplify FPG’s mission. By investing in state-of-the-art infrastructure, cutting-edge tools, and talented staff with decades of evolving expertise, the IT department is able to stay forward-thinking as it aims to provide the best possible solutions to advance the work and mission of FPG.

Web & E-Learning

The FPG IT Web & E-Learning team features an award-winning instructional design strategist, an Aquia-certified Drupal developer, and a Qualtrics-certified developer. Our services include professional web development and hosting, e-learning strategy, design and implementation, and data tracking and collection systems using web-based applications and Qualtrics.

Web Services

  • Professional web development and hosting
  • Web-based application development and data tracking & collection systems
  • Server Management
  • In-depth Qualtrics Support
  • Database Management services for project websites

Instructional Design: Strategy

  • Identification of learning objectives and associated measures of effectiveness
  • Design and development of appropriate lesson plans
  • Identification and construction of related instructional tools (modules, role plays, videos, job aids, performance support)
  • Learner experience planning, including process development to accommodate group dynamics

Instructional Design: Onsite Lessons

  • Instructor materials: coaching or classroom
  • Design and development of interactive learner activities, such as workshops, role plays
  • Design and development of static learner materials, such as worksheets, guides, programs

Instructional Design: Blended Learning

Both elearning and onsite lessons, with additional development of instructor and learner materials allowing customized/tailored instruction according to the strengths and weaknesses assessed through online modules

ITS Leadership and Staff

Jeff Alpi

Jeff Alpi, MS

IT Director
alpi@unc.edu
919.962.3451

Contact Us

ITS provides all actively funded projects within FPG with certain basic core services. In addition, it provides projects with specialized services including technical support for data collection devices, website development, webinar support, online learning, and assessment. Many of these specialized services are also available to the larger UNC community. Contact us for more information:

Web Services
FPGWebServices@unc.edu