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Technology

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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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.

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 (Register)
  • Friday, Feb. 24, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Register)

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Are you an Ithaca College faculty member who has found an innovative way to use technology in teaching or research? Are you a staff member involved in a campus wide initiative using technology to enhance the workplace? Are you a student organization developing or applying technology? If so, you are invited to participate in the Educational Technology Day College Showcase. The 27th Annual Ed Tech Day will take place on Thursday, March 23, 2017.

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Staff from the division of Teaching and Learning with Technology (DIIS) are hosting drop-in hours to help instructors get up and running with their technology needs for the Spring 2017 semester. Come in for help with Sakai, Zoom, Lynda.com, course design, clickers, Kaltura video hosting and more. Refreshments will be available so feel free to drop in for some snacks.

Drop-in hours in the CET (Job 102) are as follows.

Friday, Jan 20, 9:30 am – 11:30 am & 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Monday, Jan 23, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Tuesday, Jan 24, 9:30 am – 11:30 am

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is happy to announce hands-on classroom technology training opportunities for the Spring 2017 semester. 

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Danielle Cullen, a former teacher and representative for Turning Technologies, is coming to campus to share approaches for engaging students with Responsesware™, the mobile version of the Turning Technologies student response system.  

Tuesday, December 20th
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Job 102 (CET lab)

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How to Manage Your Passwords

Contributed by Kyle Szuta on 12/15/2016 

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The number of passwords we need to use in our daily lives continues to grow and when coupled with shifting password length and complexity requirements it becomes very hard to keep them all straight. Thankfully, there are strategies that can help you manage all your passwords and help you remain safe online. Here, we will explore the world of password managers.

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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is happy to announce hands-on classroom technology training opportunities for Spring 2017. 

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The fixIT shop will be open the following hours in December:

  • Mon. 12/12 - Thur. 12/15: 10am - 7pm
  • Fri. 12/16: 10am - 5pm 
  • Sat. 12/17 - Sun. 12/18: Closed 
  • Mon. 12/19 - Thur. 12/22: 10am - 4:30pm

Please note the deadline for out of warranty Apple hardware repairs is 7pm on Monday, 12/12, and the deadline for checking in all other repairs is 7pm on Tuesday, 12/13. Emergency back up service will be available through 12pm on Friday, 12/16.

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The newest version of the Mac operating system, Mac OS Sierra, has had known compatibility issues with Pulse Secure (formerly Junos Pulse), used for remote VPN access to some Ithaca College systems.

There is now a compatible version of Pulse Secure available for Mac OS Sierra users. The new version works with previous Mac and Windows operating systems as well, and functions virtually the same.

The new version is available in the right sidebar of the Remote Access support page.

Service Desk
104 Job Hall 
servicedesk@ithaca.edu
274-1000

The fixIT shop will be open the following hours during the break:

  • Mon. 11/21 - Wed. 11/23: 12pm - 5pm
  • Thur. 11/22 - Sun. 11/27: Closed

Regular hours will resume on Monday, November 28th at 10:00am.

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

Friends 110
607-274-3000
fixit@ithaca.edu

Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the spring 2017. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please submit the software request form at www.ithaca.edu/diis/services/labs/softwarereq/ or contact the DIIS Service Desk at servicedesk@ithaca.edu, by Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Digital Instruction and Information Services is currently planning for critical software upgrades in DIIS-managed computer labs for the spring 2017. If you need software installed or upgraded to support instruction, please submit the software request form at www.ithaca.edu/diis/services/labs/softwarereq/ or contact the DIIS Service Desk at servicedesk@ithaca.edu, by Tuesday, November 15, 2016.