ITaP Newsroom 2019

December 

SharePoint login fix coming in January

Brightspace implementation starts in January: Here’s how you can start planning now

Learn how to evaluate your online course design at Quality Matters rubric workshop

November

Talk to discuss resources available for launching online courses and programs

Purdue professor pieces together how massive stars explode using virtual reality

As Black Friday nears, don’t forget to register for BoilerKey self-recovery

Cybersecurity escape room promotes safe, secure online practices

Email filtering at Purdue is largely effective, here’s why it may not seem like it sometimes

Brightspace implementation draws closer, timelines become more defined

Envision Center VR app teaches construction workers not to fall

Purdue team chosen to compete in international supercomputing competition

Listening session seeks feedback about digital proctoring

October

Classroom accessibility webinar, peer review tool workshop part of November offerings

Meet Innovative Learning at Nov. 1 Tech Today

Weber cluster available for high-performance computing with controlled research

Don’t get locked out of benefits open enrollment, sign up for BoilerKey self-recovery

Those interested in learning web content management with Cascade should fill out this survey

Purdue’s chief privacy officer discusses need for a uniform federal privacy standard

Circuit peer review tool can help students develop “critical thinking skills”

Privacy basics from Purdue's internationally known cybersecurity event

ITaP’s deputy chief information security officer advises how to manage your personal data for cybersecurity month

That email offer that sounds too good to be true almost certainly is

Resources available to help faculty and staff get acquainted with Brightspace

Libraries’ Mobile Maker Team to talk at Oct. 11 Tech Today

September

Find out about teaching with technology at Purdue, invite an educational technologist to your next faculty meeting

Implementation planning for D2L Brightspace is underway; here’s what you need to know now

Instructional tools, accessibility and video workshops scheduled for October

Active Learning Community of Practice’s focus this year is on diversity and inclusion  

Purdue’s McAfee anti-virus software license expiring, users encouraged to install replacement on personal computers by Sept. 30

Gilbreth supercomputer helping Purdue faculty make leaps in machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science

Purdue's nanoHUB@Home project lets a

nyone contribute to cutting-edge nanotechnology research – no PhD required

August

Report VPN, network drive, application, other issues to ITaP

SharePoint users migrated to BoilerAD need to follow special login procedures

Faculty to host panel discussion about benefits of Gradescope

New online courses prepare undergraduates for research roles

Purdue team wins best student paper award at national research computing conference

Scholar cluster now features GPUs, increased storage

Can all students read your PowerPoint? Website? Social media posts? Get help here

Showing videos in your class? Be aware of potential technical limitations. 

11 classroom technology tips to help instructors speed up time to teaching

Instructional tools, accessibility and video workshops scheduled for August and September

Be ready for the new semester by testing your BoilerKey before you need it

ITaP pop-up help tents will assist with a variety of Purdue-related technology issues

July

Brown supercomputer lifespan extended, space still available for purchase

Purdue signs three-year contract to keep survey tool Qualtrics

June

Purdue’s Box research storage service is a key component of Eli Lilly collaboration

May

ITaP Research Computing to host annual Symposium for Research Data Technology May 31

Envision Center celebrates 15 years of advancing research, education with virtual reality, data visualization

Five ways to be more accessible for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and every other day

Open house events to promote Global Accessibility Awareness Day, campus resources

April

Blackboard Learn will be down for upgrade evening of May 11

“Speed dating” event hopes to introduce instructors to the right educational tool

Email scams and phishing – how to spot them in your Purdue email and what to do

Learning Management System Review team studying evaluations, preparing final report

“IMPACT…Exposes you to new ideas and faculty who are doing great things"

Image processing software developed by ITaP staff engineer still used widely 30 years later

Purdue moving to new version of SharePoint, all sites to be migrated

March

ITaP refines PAL filtering to address initial issues, feedback welcome

Make your digital footprint an asset for job searches using these tips

Creating accessible classrooms, websites and documents part of April workshop offerings

Learning management system evaluations due by April 5

ITaP Research Computing sponsoring data science, supercomputing challenges at Purdue Computing Challenge Day

Preventive BoilerKey features can keep you from getting locked out

Big data research focus of free Purdue, National Science Foundation workshop April 2-3

Purdue to host free Software Carpentry workshop on March 27-28

Cascade content management system to be upgraded March 26

Purdue intercultural learning center flourishes with the help of HUBzero

Reminder: Learning Management System demonstrations scheduled for coming weeks; participants asked to provide evaluations 

Faculty and staff email moving to the cloud – what you need to know

Purdue soil scientist digs into data with the help of ITaP Research Computing

PAL filtering to improve wireless availability and reliability for academic use is expanding campuswide

Envision Center celebrating 15th anniversary, unveiling new collaborative virtual reality environment at April 17 open house

February

Beware: Uptick in fraudulent emails asking to change bank account numbers, sensitive information

Learning management system invites three potential replacements for Blackboard Learn to campus 

Tools to help create accessible documents, engage students and grade faster will be featured during March faculty-focused workshops 

Faculty invited to propose talks for Purdue's 2019 Dawn or Doom conference

March 5 research computing workshop will focus on GPU programming with OpenACC

Provost’s office promotes accessibility with help from Innovative Learning Team

Purdue Women in HPC to host Northwestern research computing executive talk on building diverse teams

Creating a digital learning environment is focus of next Tech Today talk 

Polytechnic, ITaP team awarded NSF grant to generate framework for working with regulated data

Cascade website content management system to receive upgrade

January

ITaP-led team aims to get big data from scientific instruments to computational, storage resources faster, more reliably

Purdue faculty reflect on the state of data privacy both in and outside of academia

February workshops offer introduction to learning tools and accessibility resources  

February technology workshops tailored for academic support staff

Requirements for new learning management system outlined in proposal request 

New tool helps bring accountability to student peer-review process 

Web.ics career account moves to new server Jan. 26 

Faculty workshops will cover resources for grading, video production, peer review and more 

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