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May 18th, 2017

May 17th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:45pm - 2:00pm: FTI Afternoon Session - What Does Digital Literacy Mean in Higher Education?

    The New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Report: 2017 Higher Education Edition identified improving diital literacy as a solvable challenge - one we understand and know how to solve. An Adobe commissioned report released in October 2016 suggests three models of digital literacy and responses to this report suggests that there is no one size fits all approach to improving digital literacy

May 16th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:45pm - 2:00pm: FTI Afternoon Session - Augmented & Virtual Reality

    As Augmented and Virtual Reality technology becomes more immersive and able to deliver simulated learning experiences that look, sound and even feel real, what will this mean for education? What opportunities and challenges will immersive experiences with educational content create? In this session we’ll briefly touch tech we’ve been exploring over the course of the 2016-17 academic year and give participants a change to try our VR and AR devices including VR phone viewers, Samsung Gear VR, Microsoft Holo Lens, and the HTC Vive.

May 15th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:45pm - 2:00pm: FTI Afternoon Session - In Class Polling Update

    With TurningPoint clickers no longer supported, we are exploring new BYOD (bring your own device) options for in-class polling. We’ll demo PollEverywhere and PearDeck, hear from some of our faculty who have used each, and discuss the pros and cons of each.

  • Image preview All Day: Faculty Technology Institute 2017
    Kick off the summer with a fun filled week exploring technology you can use in teaching and research. With over 50 workshops on everyday topics such as tech for sharing course materials to emerging trends like 3D printing there is something for everyone.  Visit us at to register or for more information.

March 22nd, 2017

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Storage Options at L&C
    Between your hard drive, external drives, the network drive, and cloud storage, where is the best place for your data? We’ll discuss Mac & PC options for storing, managing, and backing up your data.
  • Image preview 9:00am: IT Service Desk - Doughnuts!
    Want a snack before class? Need a break from studying? Need to escape the office and take a walk?  Come to the IT Service Desk for a doughnut, from 9am until they run out.

March 15th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Google Forms
    Google Forms allow you to create customized forms that can be used as survey tools or as a means of collecting other information (i.e. RSVPs or registrations) all while saving the data directly into an exportable spreadsheet, complete with charts and summaries.  Come learn what all you can do with a Google Form and the easy process to setting one up.

March 1st, 2017

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Share and Collaborate in Google
    Unlimited storage, file synchronization, custom permissions, and more! Come see how easy it is to share and collaborate on docs, spreadsheets, and presentations using the Google Apps for Education suite of applications. .

February 22nd, 2017

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Moodle Assignments
    The assignment module in Moodle allows teachers to collect work from students, review it and provide feedback including grades. We’ll cover the different types of assignments, as well as configuration and assessment tools.