Category Archives: 2013 March IS Newsletter

Cool Tools for Teaching and Learning

Academic Technology Services (ATS) is investigating the many ways learning modules can be created along with technology that supports collaboration and communication. We are evaluating tools based on desired output and cost, while considering ease of use from both a consumption and creation standpoint. Below are some of the free tools ATS is currently testing. […]

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Tegrity Expansion

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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SharePoint Drop-in Working Lab

Information Technology Services is now offering a weekly drop-in lab for SharePoint site administrators. SharePoint site owners/admins can stop by this open-format training lab and receive assistance with their current site setup, as well as inspiration and ideas on how to maximize the use of SharePoint. The lab will be held in 145 Snell Library […]

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Blackboard Faculty Success Conference Update

The first annual Blackboard Faculty Success Conference was well attended, provided great information and gave Northeastern faculty the opportunity to connect with other colleagues. The open format allowed faculty to come and go throughout the day while providing ample opportunity to work directly with Northeastern’s Blackboard representative and Academic Technology Services (ATS) staff on any […]

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TM1 Budgeting Application

In January 2013, the TM1 budget modeling application was released in order to assist with the new University Hybrid Budget Model. TM1 supports the work of the Provost, Budget Office, and academic and non-academic departments in their annual and quarterly budget planning. Developing, revising, and monitoring annual budgets had previously been a cumbersome and time […]

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New Toolboxes Available in MATLAB

Northeastern recently added a number of new toolboxes to its existing MATLAB license. New toolboxes available are listed below. Computer Vision System Toolbox Datafeed Toolbox Econometrics Toolbox Embedded Coder Financial Instruments Toolbox Financial Toolbox Fixed-Point Toolbox Global Optimization Toolbox HDL Coder HDL Verifier Mapping Toolbox MATLAB Coder (formerly Communications Blockset) MATLAB Report Generator Model-Based Calibration Toolbox Phased […]

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