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Faculty Technology Workshops

ITS, Rod Library and the Office of Assessment will team up this summer to offer several workshops for faculty on using technology for teaching, research and assessment. View the schedule and sign up online.

Panopto Workshops for Faculty

ITS will offer two workshops that will demonstrate the new features of the Panopto 4.1 upgrade. If you're currently using Panopto and would like to learn more about the new features, or if you'd like to learn more about classroom capture technologies, sign up for a session online. The workshops are from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 20 or Thursday, April 5.

Transition to Google Calendar - May 7, 2012

UNI is migrating from Oracle Calendar to Google Calendar. Google Calendar is part of Google Apps and has been available to users since the migration to Google Mail.

Spotlight on STEM Day

The annual Spotlight on STEM day is Thursday, February 23, 2012.  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) will be open from 9:30 - 11:30 am.   There will be Spotlight Presentations (20 min presentations, every 30 min) from 1:30 - 3:30 pm.   This is a great opportunity to hear about authentic applications of science and math in PreK-12 classrooms and to talk with teachers and students to get their perspective of learning with hands-on, inquir

New help for campus Drupal editors

A new email list has been created for editors of campus Drupal sites. Questions can be sent to the list at any time instead of waiting for a monthly help session. List subscribers will be sent a survey to determine effectiveness of monthly scheduled open office hours. Contact Carolyn Dorr or call 273-2761 for more information.

Digital Learning Day Brown Bag Lunch Session

The Office of Continuing and Distance Education and the ITS Educational Technology department are hosting a Brown Bag Lunch session 11:30am-1:30pm in ITTC 134 on Wednesday, February 1 for Digital Learning Day. Please bring your own lunch. Brownies will be provided.

This event will showcase innovative uses of digital technologies, mobile learning and other new technologies used to enhance teaching and learning. No registration required.

One-to-One Computing for Increased Learning Webinar

ITS-Educational Technology invites you to participate in a webinar on One-to-One Computing on January 12 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. A team of educators from Auburn Junior High School in Auburn, Alabama will join us as guest panelists. Auburn JHS is showcased by Intel for their successful implementation of one-to-one computing in a student-centered environment. For more details, visit http://www.uni.edu/ietti/impact/special_events/1-to-1_computing_webinar.html.

New Drupal Web Services Office

ITS Educational Technology and University Relations (UR) have combined resources to create a one-stop Drupal Web development office. Drupal developers from both offices are now housed in 103 East Bartlett. ITS Educational Technology developers will focus on creating departmental and college websites in Drupal, while UR staff will maintain the main university website and other primary sites, such as the calendar and map. Developers from both units will work together to create standardized Drupal practices and provide support for other Drupal developers on campus. For more information, contact Brandon Neil in ITS-ET or DeWayne Purdy in UR.

Registration Now Open for Faculty Focus ─ Intersession Technology Workshops

ITS-Educational Technology invites you to register for Faculty Focus workshops, offered January 3-6, on technology’s role in teaching and learning. Workshops address various Bb Learn 9 features and numerous other instructional technologies. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Visit http://www.uni.edu/its/services/intructional-design-and-development/faculty-focus to learn more and to access online registration.

Bb Learn 9 Instructor/Designer Resource

Were you aware past eLearning Tips (featured in UNI Online and the Faculty Resources tab of the eLearning support site) are available in an eLearning Tips Archive? ITS-ET recommends you visit the archive to review tips missed previously. Tips address information of which all Bb Learn 9 instructors/designers should be aware as well as questions and issues most addressed by the UNI eLearning support team. Visit the eLearning Tips Archive at http://www.uni.edu/elearning/faculty-resources/tips.

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