Department of Business Administration
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The Department of Business Administration uses several different services to distribute software and eBooks. To assist students, we are providing tutorials for each of the services utilized for department courses in order to ensure easy transitions and installations for all students and faculty. Below you will find a short description of each of the services that are available to you for academic use for being a student in the department or enrolling in a specific department course. At the end of each software or service description, you will find a link to the respective tutorial webpages, which contain the corresponding software/services website links.Microsoft DreamSpark Premium
The Department of Business Administration extensively utilizes Microsoft DreamSpark Premium (formerly known as Microsoft Academic Alliance -
MSDNAA). This service allows the department to distribute several different Microsoft software products for students to install on their
personal computers for academic non-commercial use. Some of these programs are needed for specific department courses, independent
studies with department faculty members, or academic competitions by department student clubs.
Please choose one of the three following:
Note: If you cannot burn the downloaded software installation files to a CD (the best method), please follow the instructions described for the Extraction Method:
Go to MSDNAA File Extraction Software Instructions for instructions on how to use and install a free file extraction program. myITlab by Pearson
myITlab by Pearson is a platform software that coincides with some of the Department of Business Administration course textbooks. It allows for online assesments and training related to Microsoft Office applications. For example myITlab is used in BUS 205 - Information Management in conjunction with the textbook Exploring Microsoft Office 2010. Below are some links that will help you register and enroll in your course on myITlab.
Some courses now require a new eReader program called VitalSource in order to buy and access text books. For example, you must use
VitalSource in order to buy "Introduction to Information Systems: Supporting and Transforming Business, required for BUS 205
- Information Management.