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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Faculty, mark your calendar for special educational technology workshops, with an emphasis on integration strategies, scheduled for January 3-6. Anticipated topics include Bb Learn 9, lecture capture, webinar technology, video conferencing, mobile learning, Google tools and more. There will also be special work sessions with educational technology staff present. More details to come.
UNI has recently licensed the Lynda.com Online Training Library. This library, which contains over 1,700 courses and 92,000 video tutorials, is now available to all faculty, staff and students of the University for access anytime, anywhere with Internet access. Login to Lynda.com is through CatID.
Drupal Open Office Hours is a support group for persons on campus responsible for maintaining Drupal websites. Office hours are from 3 to 4 p.m., the fourth Monday of every month, in 134 ITTC Studio IT. For more information, contact Brandon Neil at 319-273-6276 or Carolyn Dorr at 319-273-2761.