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Technology

 Posted on behalf of Mark Fink, Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology

Teaching and Learning with Technology is offering Sakai training opportunities in August after the Sakai 11 upgrade which occurred on August 14. Please click the links below to register for these webinars.

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 Posted on behalf of Mark Fink, Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology

Teaching and Learning with Technology (IT) is upgrading Sakai on Monday, August 14th. Sakai will be inaccessible from 5:30 am - 2:30 pm. Staff will be testing the system after the upgrade to make sure all functionality is restored by 5:00 pm. Any content you have created before August 14th will be available after the upgrade.

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There will be a brief interruption of access to Lynda.com between noon and 12:30 on Thursday, August 10th while Information Technology updates the authentication method to this service. We apologize for any inconvenience. Afterwards, you may have to login into this service again through your web browser or devices with your Netpass username and password.

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IT@IC August Update

Contributed by David Weil on 08/01/17 

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Welcome to our monthly IT@IC update.  Each month we will bring you highlights of efforts that we are working on related to the IT services for the campus community.  Let’s get started.

Please watch for our special academic year startup issue coming in mid-August.

AUGUST 2017 CONTENTS

  1. IT Strategic Plan Update
  2. Don’t be fooled by email scams!
  3. EDUCAUSE Membership
  4. Teaching and Learning with Technology Updates for Fall
  5. Screensaver timeouts are now 30 minutes
  6. Worthwhile Reading: The “Next” Next Generation Digital Learning Environment
  7. The Last Bit

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Posted on behalf of Mark Fink, Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology

Teaching and Learning with Technology is offering Sakai training opportunities in August after the Sakai 11 upgrade which occurs on August 14. Please click the links below to register for these webinars.

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The server hardware that runs the www.ithaca.edu site (including Intercom) will be updated on Saturday, July 22. There will be some services unavailable during the upgrade, from 12 a.m. until 7 a.m. In addition to replacing aging hardware, the new infrastructure provides new functionality to improve web services.

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Fall 2017 Technology Renewal questionnaires have been sent to all individuals and area coordinators.

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Posted on behalf of Mark Fink, Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology

Teaching and Learning with Technology is pleased to announce the availability of an enterprise license for Voicethread. Voicethread is a unique online tool for having asynchronous conversations around media. You can upload, share, and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files and videos. Students and instructors can comment within Voicethread with voice, drawing, webcam, text, or phone. There are many possibilities for using Voicethread in teaching and learning including practicing listening and speaking languages, student presentations and feedback, discussing or critiquing artwork and media, or creating presence in online courses.

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On Friday, July 14th, the fix IT Shop will open at 11:30 am and will close at 3:00 pm. On Monday, July 17th, the fix IT shop will be closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, July 18th.

Job Hall 104
607-274-3000
fixit@ithaca.edu

IT@IC July Update

Contributed by David Weil on 07/03/17 

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Welcome to our monthly IT@IC update.  Each month we will bring you highlights of efforts that we are working on related to the IT services for the campus community.  Let’s get started.

 JULY 2017 CONTENTS

  1. New Department Name
  2. Windows 10 Upgrades
  3. Final Stages of our Major Network Overhaul
  4. Enhanced Video Streaming Features to Support Courses and Other Uses on Campus
  5. The Last Bit

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The fixIT Shop will be open limited hours on Friday, 6/30 from 11:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 3:00pm, and will be closed on Tuesday, 7/4.

Stop by the fixIT Shop for affordable diagnostic and repair services for your personal computer. To learn more visit www.ithaca.edu/it/help/fixit/.

Job 104
607-274-3000
fixit@ithaca.edu

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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DIIS will be making enhancements to the following spaces, which will be closed from May 15 through June.

·         Technology Learning Center (TLC), in Friends Hall 101

·         Center for Educational Technology (CET), in Job 102

·         Digital Media Services lab (DMS), in Job 103 

If you have any questions please call the Service Desk at 607-274-1000.

Posted on behalf of Mark Fink, Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology.

In order to improve the user experience and add features to Sakai DIIS is planning an upgrade on August 14th, 2017. There will be two information sessions during finals week that will provide an overview of the new features, present a timeline, outline training opportunities, and answer questions.

  • Monday, May 8th at 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday May 9th at 10:00 am.

Both sessions are in Job 312.

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Summer 2017 Technology Renewal questionnaire notifications have been sent to all guardians and area coordinators, and should be completed by 5pm on Friday, April 14th.

To complete a questionnaire, go to the Technology Renewal website, and click on “View Assets / Complete Questionnaire.” You will need to log in with your Netpass username and password. 

If an asset is due to be replaced, you will see a red "Questionnaire Due" link that will take you to the on-line questionnaire. More information, including replacement computer configurations, is also available on the website. 

Digital Instruction and Information Services
Service Desk
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
104 Job Hall
4-1000

Zoom is an online web conferencing tool available to all students, faculty, and staff that can be used on any device. It's great for collaboration, screen sharing, teaching remotely, and more. In addition to some custom Webinars for IC done by Zoom Staff, DIIS is offering some hands-on in person workshops in the TLC, Friends 101.

 Zoom: Intermediate topics (WEBINAR)

This custom webinar by Zoom staff will review some of the basic features but go into more detail on scheduling webinars, breakout rooms, polling and using in Sakai.  Join from any device anywhere.

  • Wednesday, March 8, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Register)
  • Wednesday, March 15, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Register)

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Zoom is an online web conferencing tool available to all students, faculty, and staff that can be used on any device. It's great for collaboration, screen sharing, teaching remotely, and more. In addition to some custom Webinars for IC done by Zoom Staff, DIIS is offering some hands-on in person workshops in the TLC, Friends 101.

Intro to Zoom Hands-on Training (TLC, Friends 101)

This in-person session will introduce participants to the Zoom Web Conferencing system at IC.  After a brief presentation and demonstration of key settings, features and common use cases, participants will be able to log into zoom, customize their profile settings, and join a meeting.  Events.ithaca.edu - Please click "I'm going" and download the calendar file.

  • Monday, March 6, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 9, 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm

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 Zoom is an online web conferencing tool available to all students, faculty, and staff that can be used on any device. It's great for collaboration, screen sharing, teaching remotely, and more. In addition to some custom Webinars for IC done by Zoom Staff, DIIS is offering some hands-on in person workshops in the TLC, Friends 101.

Intro to Zoom Hands-on Training (TLC, Friends 101)

This in-person session will introduce participants to the Zoom Web Conferencing system at IC.  After a brief presentation and demonstration of key settings, features and common use cases, participants will be able to log into zoom, customize their profile settings, and join a meeting.  Events.ithaca.edu - Please click "I'm going" and download the calendar file.

  • Wednesday, March 1, 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 2, 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm
  • Monday, March 6, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 9, 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm

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Zoom is an online web conferencing tool available to all students, faculty, and staff that can be used on any device. It's great for collaboration, screen sharing, teaching remotely, and more. In addition to some custom Webinars for IC done by Zoom Staff, DIIS is offering some hands-on in person workshops in the TLC, Friends 101.

Intro to Zoom Hands-on Training (TLC, Friends 101)

This in-person session will introduce participants to the Zoom Web Conferencing system at IC.  After a brief presentation and demonstration of key settings, features and common use cases, participants will be able to log into zoom, customize their profile settings, and join a meeting.  Events.ithaca.edu - Please click "I'm going" and download the calendar file.

  • Wednesday, March 1, 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 2, 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm
  • Monday, March 6, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 9, 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm

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Zoom is offering custom webinar trainings for Ithaca College.   Zoom is an online web conferencing tool available to all students, faculty, and staff that can be used on any device. It's great for collaboration, screen sharing, teaching remotely, and more. Please register for the webinar using the links below.  You can participate from any device connected to the internet.

Introduction to Zoom
This webinar will introduce you to the features of zoom as well as training on configuring your profile settings and using the session controls.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 22, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm 
  • Friday, Feb. 24, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Register)

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