A workgroup recently revised the procedures for creating course packs and course readers to comply with copyright requirements. These new procedures have been communicated to the schools and should make the process and timeline easier for faculty on campus.
At the recommendation of Faculty Council, Turnitin, an online plagiarism detection service, will be available beginning in August 2011 to faculty who wish to have students' papers analyzed for originality against a database of web pages, articles, and student papers. Instructors can choose whether or not to permit students to access the originality report.
Content providers from across Ithaca College have been able to host public content to everyone in the world through the iTunes U section of the iTunes Store. Additionally, there is a mechanism to host content that is restricted to only the IC community. Apple is requiring a transition of the public content to their new public site interface on April 12. End users of public content will have a new interface and content providers will have to manage their public content using the new Public Site Manager.
This is the official announcement for submitting applications for faculty participation (with reassigned time) in the Spring Geographic Information Systems (GIS) course.
The Instructional Support Services professional staff of ITS are available this summer to work with faculty members who are interested in integrating technology into their fall courses or just exploring ideas, learning, and experimenting. We'll start by listening to your vision, goals, or problem and work with you to choose and implement the best solution.