Instructional Support Services

Instructional Support Services are resources and services offered by Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) that supports the academic mission of the college specifically as it applies to teaching and learning.

Kaltura video platform in production!

DIIS is pleased to announce that the Kaltura video platform is in production. Video can be embedded in Sakai but the complete Sakai-Kaltura integration won't be ready until later this spring.
The link is https://media.ithaca.edu

Here are two quick videos on how to get started:

How to  Log in:  https://media.ithaca.edu/media/Logging+in+to+media.ithaca.edu/1_39seo96l/38123261
How to Upload video:  https://media.ithaca.edu/media/How+to+Upload+Media/1_p1lg17rm/38123261

Lynda.com site license for Ithaca College

As of 11/17/15 all students, staff, and faculty of Ithaca College have unlimited access to lynda.com, an online video training resource.  Through our lyndaCampus agreement, our campus has access to over 4,000 video courses, covering a wide range of topics from Accounting to Web Development. 

For more information and to request an account refund, visit our site at: /its/traindoc/lynda/

Faculty: Time to get ready for spring 2016.

Please contact the DIIS Service Desk if you would like to set up a time or talk to an DIIS staff member about any of  our services or would like a one-on-one overview of the classrooms you will be teaching in  274-1000 or helpdesk@ithaca.edu.

Sakai upgrade August 11,2015

DIIS  has upgraded to Sakai 10 on August 11, 2015. See this summary of some of the new features.  See this Intercom announcement for  scheduled down times.

Important changes coming to Turning Technologies student response system (clickers)

Turning Technologies is discontinuing support for "Turning Point 5" software and discontinuing the NXT clickers. They will also require a license subscription for new and used clickers and are improving their mobile option, Responseware.  DIIS is currently engaging with faculty members who are regular users to get their input.  Please contact Marilyn Dispensa if you would like more information. mdispensa@ithaca.edu

Turning Technologies NXT Clickers

The Turning Technology NXT system are the supported student response system.  For more information check out our Clickers support page.  Order clickers through the IC Bookstore..

iPads still available for faculty

Due to popular demand we are continuing the iPad pilot for the next year to make use of the 20 ipads.

Turnitin

Turnitin is available for use within Sakai or through Turnitin.com.  Please see the ITS Turnitin Plagiarism Detection page for more information.  See Turnitin Academy Live for web conferencing sessions developed and taught by a college professor and Tii power user.  Turnitin now is available for the iPad.  Grademark is now integrated with Tii integration with Sakai for paperless grading.