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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 06/06/2013
In the past, the most common format for faculty and staff usernames has been first initial and last name, such as "bstaffmember". For students, the format has been first initial, then first 6 characters of the last name, and then a number, such as "bstuden1".
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Contributed by Beth Rugg on 05/31/2013
Due to the campus electrical shutdown, all college computing systems and services will be unavailable beginning at 3 pm today!
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Contributed by Lisa Efing-Guida on 05/30/2013
Information Technology Services is currently planning for software and AV control upgrades in ITS-managed eClassrooms and meeting rooms for the 2013-14 academic year. By semester start-up the following changes will be made on eClassrooom and meeting room computers:
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Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 05/22/2013
Contributed by Lisa Efing-Guida on 05/16/2013
ITS is currently planning for software upgrades in ITS-managed computer labs for the 2013-14 academic year.
If you need specific software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please notify Lisa Efing-Guida no later than Saturday, June 1, 2013.
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Contributed by Beth Rugg on 05/16/2013
ITS would like to remind everyone that all computing systems and services will be unavailable for an extended period due to the annual campus electrical shutdown on Saturday June 1, 2013.
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If you are considering using a student response system (a.k.a. clickers) for your fall 2013 courses, please go to the Clickers ITS web site for more information or contact Marilyn Dispensa (email@example.com). Turning Technologies NXT/Turning Point is the supported technology at IC.
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Information Technology Services would like to remind instructors that all Optical Scanning exams that are processed will be moved into the instructor's Sakai Drop Box and all Course Evaluations processed will also be moved to the Administrative Assistant's Sakai Drop Box.
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Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 05/03/2013
Do you have an idea for using multiple iPads to facilitate a collaborative project in the field, classroom, clinical setting, etc.? Have you ever wanted to explore how an iPad might be useful for your teaching and research?
Information Technology Services in collaboration with the Center for Faculty Excellence will loan out twenty 3rd generation iPads.
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Contributed by Marilyn Dispensa on 05/02/2013
Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 05/01/2013
The old Oracle Calendar system, replaced by Microsoft Outlook in January of this year, will be permanently turned off on the afternoon of Friday, May 31. The server will be shut down in preparation for the power outage on June 1, and will not be turned back on.
Contributed by Karen Sunderland on 04/30/2013
Special optical scanning procedures and schedules are in place for the processing of final exams during finals week.
Final exams will be processed Tuesday through Friday, May 7th – 10th and Monday, May 13th with a twenty-four hour turnaround time. Special procedures are in place after hours between 5pm-8pm Tuesday–Friday and again 5pm-8pm Monday. Regular optical scanning processing will resume on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Please see last week’s Intercom article detailing the new Optical Scanning finals week procedures. If you have questions about the optical scanning process, please visit our website or contact the ITS Help Desk at 274-1000, between 8am-5pm, Monday – Friday.
Contributed by Sharon M Beltaine on 04/25/2013
The Technology Learning Center in ITS is introducing a brand new computing workshop for instructors starting next week: Sakai Tests and Quizzes. The Tests & Quizzes tool can be used to create, distribute, and grade assessments that students can complete in Sakai. Click either link below to register today!
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Contributed by Sharon M Beltaine on 04/25/2013
ITS is pleased to announce that the Technology Learning Center will be offering training on a variety of computing topics during the week of April 29th to May 3rd. Click any link below to register online instantly! Be sure to complete the full registration process in our new online training registration system as you sign up. You will receive a confirmation message e-mail message once you have successfully registered for a given topic.
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Contributed by Sharon M Beltaine on 04/21/2013
ITS is pleased to announce that the Technology Learning Center will be offering training on a variety of computing topics during the week of April 22nd to April 26th. Click any link below to register online instantly! Be sure to complete the full registration process in our new online training registration system as you sign up. You will receive a confirmation message e-mail message once you have successfully registered for a given topic.
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