IT Updates

Jul. 9, 2020

Dr. Joe Horne, associate director of instructional technology services for the Office of Information Technology, makes a case for incorporating instructional videos into the virtual classroom as faculty continue to teach remotely.

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May. 11, 2020

Staying connected with your team, colleagues, and students is important, and Webex allows you to do just that. 

As a faculty or staff member, you can use the tool to host virtual meetings - even share your screen with meeting attendees.

But as a host, what do you do if gray boxes...

May. 6, 2020

As finals week approaches, we are here to help you prepare for remote exams. We compiled a list of instructional technologies and academic resources that you may find useful, particularly during this unique time.

Steps to Take Now

  • Make a plan. You need to decide how you are administering an online final exam. This could be...
May. 5, 2020

Dr. Van Whaley gives students some helpful hints to learning remotely

“I’m a champion of students, and I know that there are students working really hard right now to succeed. I believe that there’s nothing better to support than somebody working hard to improve their lives.”

In...

Apr. 28, 2020

Not all online exams are open book, and with the help of some new tools, instructors can cut down on unauthorized assistance during WebCampus tests.

Respondus LockDown Browser
The tool is a browser that students must install on their personal device. Students can only log into WebCampus - and only WebCampus - when they take an online quiz or exam...