Tag Archives: Classroom Technology

Classroom Technology Upgrades and Improvements

Starting in the Spring of 2011, Information Technology Services upgraded, enhanced or created 36 classrooms with new audio visual equipment along with new computers. The technology improvements were based on need, size and configuration of the classroom. The new or updated classrooms are located in Behrakis, Churchill, Ell, Richards, Ryder, Shillman, Snell Library, Robinson, and […]

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Tegrity (Lecture Capture) expands to College of Science

Starting this fall, all College of Science faculty members will have the ability to record lectures. Training is available for those who would like to learn more about Tegrity. For class listings and to register for a class, login to the IS Training website. Tegrity lecture capture software enables faculty to automatically capture, store and […]

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Tegrity Best Practices

Tegrity lecture capture software enables faculty to automatically capture, store and index courses, for later review by students; anywhere and anytime. Tegrity captures audio, video, computer screen activity including text, slide presentations, web sites and demonstrations. Here are a few simple guidelines and suggestions for a better experience using Tegrity: Keep it simple Do not […]

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Blackboard 9 – Are You Ready?

Many of you have (hopefully!) had a chance to take a peek at the Blackboard 9 Preview* environment. Attention: Faculty In preparation for the downtime required for the system upgrade and data migration over the winter break, there are two critical ‘to do’ items for faculty to take care of prior to December 22, 2010: Download your Gradebook (to Excel, […]

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Mathematica Offers Free Online Seminars

Sign up for one or more of Wolfram Education Group’s free online seminars to learn about Mathematica and its many uses in your research, studies, and classroom. This week’s seminars include an overview of Mathematica for education, topics in calculus, and introductions to Mathematica’s dynamic interfaces and Import and Export functions. Every time you attend a seminar, you will not […]

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Educause 2010 Annual Conference

Characteristic of the Educause annual conferences, E2010 was packed full of information and networking opportunities.  Some of the discussed topics were mobility, classroom technology & support, collaboration, and faculty/student engagement in technology. Below is a summary of the conference. Questions, observations, etc. are welcome and can be sent to Mark Staples, IS Director of Academic […]

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