The Teaching & Learning with Technology group is excited to have Jay Williamson (’18) join our team as the Emergent Technology Specialist.  As a student at Ithaca College, they studied Television-Radio with minors in Women's & Gender Studies and Education Studies. Jay worked in IT as a student Digital Media Specialist for the past 1 ½ years and was on the crew team throughout college. Originating from North Andover, Massachusetts, Jay loves the Red Sox and changed his rescue dog's name from Brooklyn to Fenway.  Jay will be providing instructional technology coaching support to faculty and working on a variety of projects including AR/VR and Dell Canvas.  We are excited to have Jay as part of our team.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Jenna Linskens to the TLT team! Dr. Linskens is our Associate Director of Learning Technologies and is a nationally recognized leader in educational technology with decades of experience as an educator, instructional designer, trainer, coach, consultant, project manager and much more! She has presented on a variety of educational topics at state, national, and international education conferences. Dr. Linskens holds multiple certificates from the educational technology industry including Google Certified Educator and is also a certified Google Innovator. 

We are happy to welcome Dr. Ilknur Gonul to the TLT team as our newest Instructional Designer. Dr. Gonul has a wealth of experience in teaching and learning and she is happy to work with faculty on everything from course design, assessment, curriculum mapping, and much more.  Please visit our Instructional Design and Consulting page to view some of the examples of the services she offers.

Sakai 11 

If you missed it, see the Sakai 11 upgrade page to find out more about the major upgrades and features offered in the version update that happened in August 2017, or watch the video below for a quick overview of what's new in Sakai 11.


Voicethread enterprise license available

VoiceThread is a tool for having asynchronous conversations around media. You can upload your media files and present your thoughts using your voice, webcam or text, then share what you made with others so that they can join in the conversation.  All students and faculty can log into with their Netpass and it will be integrated with Sakai after August 14.  See the TLT Voicethread web page for more information.

Turning Technologies login now uses Netpass login

Faculty and students using Turning Point software, account, and iOS app now can log in using their IC Netpass credentials.   There are some other changes for Fall 17. See our Clickers web page for more information.

Zoom Web Conferencing platform available to all students, faculty and staff

Zoom is a high quality, easy to use cloud-based platform for video and audio conferencing and mobile collaboration. Log in through Highlights include:

  • Teach remotely with video, audio, phone,desktop and mobile sharing.
  • Collaborate with IC and non-IC participants.
  • Easy to schedule conferences linked to common calendar apps.
  • Regular meetings can have up to 50 participants with special meeting types up to 500.
  • Outlook plugin available.

Webcams can be borrowed from the IT Service Desk by faculty and staff.  See how to "Host a Zoom Meeting" to get started.