Category Archives: 2012 January Academic Update

Blackboard 9 Is Here!

Blackboard Service Pack 9 features a new modern look and feel and many feature enhancements and bug fixes. All of your course material was preserved through the upgrade, so your courses are ready to go for the beginning of Winter/Spring 2013 term.  Please log into Blackboard to try the new version, make your new courses […]

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Lynda.com Online Training

Information Technology Services is pleased to announce improved access to online training resources available through Lynda.com. Thanks to integration with our authentication systems, all Northeastern faculty, staff and students have the ability to access Lynda anywhere Internet access is available, using their myNEU credentials. Lynda provides over 1500 on-demand courses on hundreds of subject areas, […]

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Tegrity Now Available for All Spring Courses

Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the University-wide expansion of the Tegrity Lecture Capture service.  Tegrity was originally implemented at NU to help Athletes achieve their academic goals while participating in sports, especially those sports that required travel.  As word spread about Tegrity’s value to teaching and learning, the requests for this service from […]

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Blackboard Collaborate Now Available

Blackboard Collaborate is now available for use in all courses through blackboard.neu.edu. The Blackboard Collaborate platform consists of three core modules that include web conferencing, voice tools (voice communications and discussions) and instant messaging (builds contacts through course enrollment). Collaborate Mobile is also included, which enables users to participate in a web conference on an […]

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Blackboard Faculty Success Conference

Please join IS for our first annual Blackboard Faculty Success day conference. The conference will have an open format with short sessions that focus on the new look and feel of Blackboard, as well as some of the features that faculty have shown interest in.  Between each short session, there will be longer Q and […]

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Retirement of Classroom Lab Computer Accounts

In an effort to increase information security across campus, Information Technology Services has made changes to how classroom and lab computers are accessed. Beginning this semester, you will be required to use your individual Northeastern faculty/staff or student username and password to log into classroom or lab computers. Existing classroom and lab accounts will be […]

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