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Technology

ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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When a meeting organizer invites you to a recurring meeting (e.g., every Tuesday at 3:00 PM), be sure your initial response to the invitation accurately reflects your intention.

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ITS has been working to address the Heartbleed open SSL vulnerability as reported on the popular press and has already patched our major systems that may have been vulnerable. ITS continues to research and analyze this issue and its impact on the systems and services that the campus community uses.

ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering the following training sessions:

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The fixIT Shop will temporarily be unable to accept Apple products for hardware repairs starting today, April 8th through Sunday, April 20th at 12:00 pm. Software services such as Data Backup and Data Recovery will still be available during this time. Please visit our website for details on hours, services, and rates at www.ithaca.edu/its/help/fixit. The fixIT Shop will resume normal Apple product repairs on Sunday, April 20th.

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To augment the college’s end-of-fiscal year procedures, Information Technology Services asks that you also keep the following guidelines in mind as you plan your end of year / start of next fiscal year computer-related purchases and activities.

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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering training on Taskstream, Excel, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, and Sakai from Monday, April 7 through Friday, April 11.

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In the Outlook Web App you can “publish” your calendar, making it visible to others, including people outside of our organization.

This is NOT the same as sharing or setting permissions for people on campus. Publishing your calendar does not allow people to edit your calendar. For information on sharing or setting permissions for people within our organization, click here.

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If you are considering using a student response system for your fall 2014 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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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering training on Taskstream, Excel, Outlook, Photoshop, Windows Best Practices, and Mac Best Practices from Monday, March 31 through Friday, April 4.

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Ed Tech Day is taking place TOMORROW in the Campus Center! Don't miss out on the exciting vendor displays and presentations and seeing the latest in technology innovations by Ithaca College faculty and staff members! We have over 55 vendors presenting the latest technologies from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. in the Emerson Suites, and over 40 seminars taking place throughout Campus Center from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

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Monday, March 24, 2014,
4 - 5 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence.

Ian Woods, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology; David Kornreich, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy; and Te-Wen Lo, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, will offer different perspectives on using clickers in their courses.
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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering training on Sakai, Excel, Photoshop, InDesign, Powerpoint, and Web Profile Manager from Monday, March 24 through Friday, March 28.

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Friday, March 21, 2014, 12:10 - 1:00 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Anthony Adornato, Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, will discuss how he is using new technologies to complement the in-class learning experience. Although students are considered "digital natives," many don't yet understand how to use social media to enhance their learning experience. He will outline how Facebook and Twitter, among other platforms, are used to reinforce course topics, concepts, and readings.  
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ITS has several changes to announce for Technology Renewal starting June 1 with the Summer 2014 lab system installs.

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Ed Tech Day 2014 will be held next Thursday, March 27, 2014 in the Campus Center. Over 55 technology vendors come to campus to showcase their latest technology including 3D printers and present seminars focused on technology issues facing educational institutions. The College Showcase features faculty, staff and students demonstrating how they are using educational technology including Calvin Chestnut, an Ithaca College student, showcasing his work with Google Glass.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend this invite; you don't need to register - just come!

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In Outlook, you generally view your events in a calendar or grid view.  You can also view your events as a list, which you can sort and search through.  To view your calendar events as a list, follow these steps: 

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 2 - 3 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Presented by Bodhi Rogers, Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Think, Pair, Share is a form of cooperative group learning where students silently form their own answer and then share with their neighbors, group, or table. This instructional mode encourages all students to participate and has the potential to create cognitive dissonance, which may result in deeper learning.
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ITS offers computing workshops every week on a variety of topics in the Technology Learning Center (101 Friends Hall) at no charge to all faculty, staff, and students. The TLC will be offering training on Taskstream, Sakai, Excel, Photoshop, and Access from Monday, March 17 through Friday, March 21.

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As a reminder, ITS full time staff will be participating in an all day retreat on Wednesday March 12, 2014. The Helpdesk will be open normal business hours but second tier support will not be available.

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