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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 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.

Integrating e-Portfolios into Your Assessment Strategy

Posted on Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Integrating E-Portfolios Into Your Assessment Strategy, from Academic Impressions, is being co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Assessment and ITS-Educational Technology.

Wednesday, November 17
Noon-2 p.m.
Oak Room, lower level of Maucker Union

Feel free to come late and/or leave early, as your schedule allows.  Bring your lunch and something to drink; cookies will be provided.

Blended Course Development Awards

Posted on Monday, November 8th, 2010

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 before the Spring 2011 Semester begins. Two tracks are being offered to meet faculty needs depending on your level of experience and availability. Questions or comments?

Way Up Conference

Posted on Monday, November 1st, 2010

The Way Up conference will take place Thursday and Friday, Nov. 4 and 5, in Cedar Rapids. Plan now to attend this conference designed for women leaders and administrators in higher education in Iowa. Several of the conference concurrent sessions will be presented by UNI faculty and/or staff.

Turning Technology Clicker Presentations

Posted on Monday, October 4th, 2010

Lora McKee Anderson from Iowa Wesleyan College, is a Turning Technologies Distinguished Educator who will discuss the pedagogical reasons for using student response systems. Lora will share the ways she develops different types of questions and how they are formatted. This is your chance to increase product knowledge, network with peers and to see how others are using response technology.

Additional SIS Overview Sessions

Posted on Thursday, September 9th, 2010

The first few phases of the new Student Information System (SIS) have rolled out. Additional SIS overview sessions have been scheduled for those who were unable to attend the August sessions. Sessions will take place from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 15 and 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Sept. 16, in GIL 009. If you are unable to attend a session, a recorded presentation is available online. Due to limited space, register at the Student Information System website.

ITS Web Site Launch

Posted on Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Welcome to the new look for the Information Technology Services web site.  For the past several months ITS Educational Technology staff have worked on a redesign of the ITS web site following new UNI standards, using our new content management system (Drupal) with a focus on providing a better user experience.  The new site has been designed based on accessing services and content from a user perspective. 

E-portfolio Conference, Sept. 17

Posted on Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the conference on Sept. 17 at the University of Iowa.  The conference is free and transportation will be provided by the Academic Assessment Office and ITS Educational Technology.  Please let Donna Vinton know if you would like to attend.