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 What will tomorrow’s classroom look like? Will the classroom of tomorrow even be a classroom? Flipped classrooms, remote viewers, asynchronous learning, and other trends have dramatically changed the way we teach and learn. With technology and social forces pushing rapid changes in education, it’s certain that we’ll see even more changes in the next few years. So how do we prepare for these changes?

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Three professors with the Athletic Training Education Program in the Department of Exercise & Sport Sciences just published 2 critical and provoking manuscripts in a special issue of the Athletic Training Education Journal dedicated to the profession's transition to a professional master's degree.

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental reduced rental rates for Ithaca College Travelers.

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Nancy Reynolds, Program Director in the Center for Health Promotion, Center for Counseling, Health and Wellness, has been awarded the Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) certification by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

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Aaron Weinberg, Associate Professor of Mathematics, and Matt Thomas, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, have been awarded an NSF Collaborative Research Grant of $185,000 to study how students make sense of and learn from instructional videos in calculus.  The work is a collaboration with faculty from the University of Central Arkansas and Oklahoma State University.  

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In partnership with Enrollment Management, the Student Success Committee, Institutional Advancement, and Digital Instruction and Information Services, we invite you to join us at an open session on Friday, June 9th from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in Textor 103 to learn more about new tools the college is considering to improve how we engage and interact with our students throughout their lifetime relationship with the college. 

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The Fitness Center will begin our summer hours of operation on Monday 6/5/17.  The summer hours are listed below and will run through Sunday 8/20/17.

Monday: 7:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday: 7:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday: 7:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday: 7:00am - 6:00pm

Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Check out these great deals at IC Square Food Court! Hurry - they're only available for a limited time! 

 

 

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, delivered the keynote address for the Media, Communications, Film, and Liberal Arts Consortium (MCFLAC) Annual Symposium, held this year at Colby College, on May 23, 2017.

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Our Credit Card System in Food Court and Sandella's Café is now live. Come see us for Breakfast at and Lunch!

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The following message is being provided on behalf of Ernie McClatchie, Director of Maintenance, Grounds and Transportation:

 

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The following message is being provided on behalf of Ernie McClatchie, Director of Maintenance, Grounds and Transportation:

 

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HomerAdmin and HomerConnect will be unavailable from 7am-Noon on Sunday, June 4th for required updates.

Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS)
Service Desk
servicedesk@ithaca.edu

104 Job Hall
607-274-1000

DIIS would like to remind everyone to shut down and unplug computers, printers, and other electrical devices prior to the start of the campus power outage this weekend. 

While DIIS expects that all computing systems and services will remain online and accessible from off campus during the power outage, there is the possibility of extended system downtime for any system or service due to unanticipated problems. 

See additional details of the power outage in the Facilities Intercom message.

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IT@IC June Update

Contributed by David Weil on 06/01/17 

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Welcome to our IT@IC monthly update from Digital Instruction and Information Services.  Each month we will provide you with some brief updates and highlights of efforts that we are working on related to the IT services for the campus community.  

JUNE 2017 CONTENTS

  1. Summer 2017 Projects
  2. New Features for Sakai Coming this Fall
  3. Make Sign-in Simpler
  4. Worthwhile Reading – EDUCAUSE Review’s Student Success: Mission Critical
  5. The Last Bit

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What will tomorrow’s classroom look like? Will the classroom of tomorrow even be a classroom? Flipped classrooms, remote viewers, asynchronous learning, and other trends have dramatically changed the way we teach and learn. With technology and social forces pushing rapid changes in education, it’s certain that we’ll see even more changes in the next few years. So how do we prepare for these changes?

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The Online Performance Review process for FY 2016-17 is currently available.  The performance review process can be accessed through IC Employee Self-Service in Parnassus.  All performance reviews must be completed and acknowledged by Friday, June 23, 2017.

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Casual, pick-up summer softball is back for students, faculty and staff for 2017, NO EXPERIENCE or skill required.

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Happy Memorial Day! Reminder: All Dining Units are closed today.

 

Get Unlimited Rapid Refills at the Coca-Cola Freestyle Machine in Sandella's Café! From now until August 25, 2017, Rapid Refills are only $15.99!

Due to construction, the TCAT Route 11 bus is unable to access the Towers at Ithaca College, likely through mid-August or until further notice.

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