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Apple has informed us that they are discontinuing the ‘private’ iTunes U service that IC has used since 2008 on September 1, 2015. This affects iTunes U in the legacy private iTunes U that you access via http://itunes.ithaca.edu or myHome. This also affects iTunes U access from within Sakai. It does NOT affect content on the “public” itunes U that is part of the iTunes store.  ITS attempted to contact most content owners during the past month.

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Office 365 ProPlus available to all current students, staff, and faculty as a FREE subscription license for personal devices.

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10

Contributed by Kyle Szuta on 08/06/2015 

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Microsoft has released their latest operating system, Windows 10. For personal computers already running Windows 7 or Windows 8, Windows 10 will be available as a free update for the first year. College issued computers will continue to use Windows 7 while ITS investigates Windows 10’s compatibility with our software and systems.

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ITS is upgrading Sakai on August 11, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT). Sakai wil be unavailable during that time.  

The upgraded version of Sakai includes many new features and major improvements to existing functionality. There will be slight changes to Sakai's interface that improve usability and accessibility.  

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ITS has upgraded the college’s academic SPSS network license to version 23.

You can order your SPSS upgrade by filling out and submitting this form.  The subscription charge is $85 for FY 15-16.  If you currently have version 22 and don’t request an upgrade, your network license for SPSS will stop working as of October 1st. 

Upgrade installs will take place over the summer months; new installs of SPSS can take place at any time throughout the license year.

More information, including license stipulations, can be found on our SPSS website.

If you have any questions please contact the ITS Helpdesk.

ITS Helpdesk
4-1000
104 Job Hall
helpdesk@ithaca.edu

Microsoft has introduced a new Outlook email feature called Clutter. This feature is designed to automatically move low priority messages out of your Inbox and into their own folder, saving you time when you scan for important messages.

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Fall 2015 Technology Renewal questionnaires have been sent to all individuals and area coordinators.

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Are there computers in your area scheduled for replacement this fall through the Technology Renewal Program?

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If you are considering using a student response system for your fall 2015 courses, please contact the IC Bookstore and include Turning Technologies NXT clickers with your textbook orders.

More information is available on the Clickers ITS web site

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Teaching a summer course? Have end of the semester questions on Sakai, Turning Technologies, Turnitin? Want to get started building your fall courses?  ITS has set up some drop-in hours with professional staff on these technologies, course design, screen casting, web conferencing etc.

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Sakai Gradebook Workshop Today

Contributed by Tony Tabone on 04/21/2015 

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The Technology Learning Center in Friends Hall 101 will be offering a workshop on Sakai Gradebook today at 12:00 PM.

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ITS offers technology workshops on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall). All faculty, staff, and students are welcome. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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ITS offers technology workshops on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall). All faculty, staff, and students are welcome. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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Technology Renewal questionnaire notifications have been sent to all guardians, lab and area coordinators and must be completed by 5pm Friday, March 27th.

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The TLC will be providing an online workshop for Microsoft OneNote, a digital note taking application.  This workshop will focus on the synchronization and sharing capabilities of OneNote.

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ITS offers technology workshops on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) to all faculty, staff, and students. Click the link below to register for our upcoming workshop on OneDrive for Business, a cloud storage service.  

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ITS offers technology workshops on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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Summer 2015 Technology Renewal questionnaires have been sent to all individuals, lab managers, and area coordinators.

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ITS offers technology workshops on a variety of topics and software applications in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) to all faculty, staff, and students. Click the link below to register for our upcoming workshop:

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Under the new leadership of Chief Information Officer, Keith 'Mac' McIntosh, ITS kindly asks students to participate in the 2015 Educause Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Study of Students and Information Technology.  A sample of students will be emailed an invitation to this survey on March 20th. ECAR is offering the chance to win a $100 gift card from Amazon for survey participants. 

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