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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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The fixIT Shop will be open with limited hours during Spring Break. Please visit our website for more details on hours, services, and rates at www.ithaca.edu/its/help/fixit/.

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The TLC (101 Friends Hall) will not be providing computer training workshops during the week of Spring Break (3/10 - 2/14).

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David Gondek, Biology, will show and share how he uses student response systems to engage students in his biology classes. In addition to sharing his instructional strategies, he has first hand experience with both the Poll Everywhere and the Turning Technologies systems.

Date: Thursday, March 6
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Place: Gannett 316 (Center for Faculty Excellence)

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You can adjust the working hours and days of your calendar so that others know when your work day starts and ends.  Once set, in the day or week view your calendar will appear white during working hours and all other hours will be shaded.  To adjust your working time:

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Full time ITS staff are participating in two upcoming events that will affect our availability and support. On Wednesday March 5th from 1:00 - 4:30 pm, we will be meeting with visiting Chief Information Officers who are part of an external review process and on Wednesday March 12th we will be attending an all day retreat.

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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, Powerpoint, WPM, and Access from Monday, March 3 through Friday, March 7.

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