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New Google, UNI Partnership

Posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

On Monday, April 25, UNI began offering Google Apps for Education (Google Apps) to newly enrolled students. Google Apps is a free suite of Web-based messaging and collaboration applications hosted on Google's servers. Google provides these apps as a service rather than software you have to download and install. To access the apps, you simply use a Web browser on any computer connected to the Internet. 

Fall 2011 UNI eLearning Courses

Posted on Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Integration between the Campus Solutions Student Information System (SIS) and Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS) will permit automatic creation of Fall 2011 courses. An eLearning site will be created for all courses entered into the SIS. Instructors that elect to use the LMS will only need to login to the UNI eLearning system and make their course available. No action is required for instructors that choose not to use the LMS. Fall 2011 eLearning courses will be populated with students in August before classes begin.

Blended Course Development Awards

Posted on Monday, March 21st, 2011

Faculty members are invited to participate in technology related workshops focused on blended course development (any combination of face-to-face and online elements) and other supportive tools the week of May 23rd. Two tracks are being offered to meet faculty needs depending on your level of experience and availability. Questions or comments? Please email us at idds@uni.edu or call us at 273-2309 and ask for information about the Blended Course Development Awards.

LIVE Streaming - Percussion Ensemble, Kaji-Daiko & West African Drum Ensemble

Posted on Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

http://live.uni.edu/

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 8:00pm - 10:30pm Under the direction of UNI percussion professor Randy Hogancamp, the UNI Percussion & West African Drum Ensembles will offer the first of their spring concerts along with UNI’s Taiko drum ensemble Kaji-Daiko. This event is free and open to the public.

This event will be streaming live by The Production House - ITS Educational Technology.

ITS computer based testing center now open in Sabin Hall

Posted on Thursday, January 20th, 2011

The ITS Computer-Based Testing Center (CBTC) is available for faculty to proctor their computer-based tests usually administered with UNI's eLearning system. Located in Sabin Hall 102, the CBTC offers 40 student machines and one instructor machine. A projector, document camera, printer and multimedia control system are also available in the room. The CBTC is available at no charge to faculty who use the room for testing.

Spotlight Day

Posted on Friday, January 14th, 2011

On Friday, February 25, ITS Educational Technology will be sponsoring the annual Spotlight Day.  The focus of the Spotlight Day is on science and math projects that integrate technology in the PreK-12 curriculum.  The Spotlight Gallery (table displays) from 9:30 - 11:30 am. in ITTC Student Lounge.   Spotlight Presentations (20 min presentations, every 30 min) from 1:00 - 3:00 pm in ITTC Studio IT.  

Intersession Technology Workshops for UNI Faculty, January 3-7

Posted on Friday, December 3rd, 2010

ITS-Educational Technology invites faculty to register for workshops being offered the week before classes resume for the Spring semester. Workshops address eLearning, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, HTML, Preparing Course Materials for the Web, Lecture Capture using Panopto, and Video Conferencing using Adobe Connect. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Visit http://www.uni.edu/its/training/winter-intersession for a schedule and to access online registration.

Drupal Office Hours

Posted on Thursday, November 18th, 2010

ITS - Educational Technology and University Relations are now offering Drupal "office hours" twice monthly. Any faculty, staff, or student can attend and get help with any UNI Drupal website. Drupal experts will be on hand to help field theming, site building, and content editing questions. Fall 2010 office hours are scheduled for December 7 and 21 from 3:00 - 4:00 PM in the Production House, ITTC 108.

For more information, contact Brandon Neil.

Reduced Operations

Posted on Thursday, November 11th, 2010

ITS offices will operate at a reduced-service level from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 28-30. This includes the Computer Consulting Center, ITT 36; Educational Technology Production House, ITT 108; Telecom Operators, CBB 25; ITS Administrative Office, ITT 120; and ITS Operations, CBB 15.

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