Read UITS News for January 28, 2015
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As many courses make the switch from Oncourse to Canvas, it can be helpful to know which tools or features have functional counterparts between the two
Windows: Basic Computing Skills will introduce basic computing terms and concepts.
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Awarded as part of the NEH’s Preservation and Access Research and Development program, the grant will support the development of HydraDAM2, a software tool that will assist in the long-term preservation of valuable audio and video collections.
This spring, schedule UITS IT Training and UITS Student Outreach to talk to and/or teach your classes about technology at IU.
UITS IT Training is helping you transition to Canvas, IU’s new learning management platform, with a variety of webinars in December and January.
IU faculty, staff, and graduate students are eligible for Exchange email accounts. Group accounts are also available for conducting official IU business. UITS will work with departmental IT professionals to ensure they have all the information they need to assist in this transition.
IU Bloomington’s transgender students can now use preferred names on university ID cards (touch for more >>)
Students at IU Bloomington can apply to use a preferred name, rather than a legal name, on their university identification cards. IU’s campus ID cards are swiped or shown at campus dining halls and libraries, on buses, at workout facilities, at the Health Center and in some classes, among other places on campus. This change is an effort to support transgender students who go by a different name from their legal name.
IU has four types of data classifications to indicate varying levels of data sensitivity. Until now, your Box account could contain two types of data: Public and “University-internal,” which is a bit more sensitive than public and can only be accessed by certain members of the university to conduct university business.
The UITS IT Training spring 2015 schedule is now posted, and many sessions are available online.