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 of May 23rd. Two tracks are being offered to meet faculty needs depending on your level of experience and availability. Questions or comments? Please email us at email@example.com or call us at 273-2309 and ask for information about the Blended Course Development Awards.
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Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 8:00pm - 10:30pm Under the direction of UNI percussion professor Randy Hogancamp, the UNI Percussion & West African Drum Ensembles will offer the first of their spring concerts along with UNI’s Taiko drum ensemble Kaji-Daiko. This event is free and open to the public.
This event will be streaming live by The Production House - ITS Educational Technology.
The University of Northern Iowa is seeing an increasing number of fraudulent inbound e-mail messages asking students and staff to provide personal information. "Phishing" is any attempt to steal private information by falsely claiming to be someone else through e-mail.
Continue reading this article on the Northern Iowan website.
The ITS Computer-Based Testing Center (CBTC) is available for faculty to proctor their computer-based tests usually administered with UNI's eLearning system. Located in Sabin Hall 102, the CBTC offers 40 student machines and one instructor machine. A projector, document camera, printer and multimedia control system are also available in the room. The CBTC is available at no charge to faculty who use the room for testing.
On Friday, February 25, ITS Educational Technology will be sponsoring the annual Spotlight Day. The focus of the Spotlight Day is on science and math projects that integrate technology in the PreK-12 curriculum. The Spotlight Gallery (table displays) from 9:30 - 11:30 am. in ITTC Student Lounge. Spotlight Presentations (20 min presentations, every 30 min) from 1:00 - 3:00 pm in ITTC Studio IT.
UNI faculty using the Blackboard/WebCT learning management system in conjunction with spring semester courses should submit a request using the form at http://elearning.uni.edu/forms/course_request.html.
Courses will be populated with students the week of Jan. 3, and enrollment changes are processed on a daily basis throughout the semester.
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 http://www.uni.edu/its/training/winter-intersession for a schedule and to access online registration.
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.
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, from Academic Impressions, is being co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Assessment and ITS-Educational Technology.
Wednesday, November 17
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.
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?
ITS-ET is offering introductory workshops during November for faculty who would like to create a course using UNI's eLearning system or who would like a review of common eLearning tools. For more information, visit the eLearning 101 workshop description page.
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.
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. The ITS security team has assembled many resources on various security-related issues. This week the focus is on information for bosses. Resources for parents, children and schools have already been covered. More resources will be added throughout the month.