Technology Enhancement Week
The Faculty Technology Development Center will host its annual Technology Enhancement Week, September 9-13, 2013. Workshops offered this week will include Blackboard, Adobe Photoshop, UM Box, Keynote, Faculty Test Scanning, Lecture Recording, Creating Podcasts, All About the iPad, e-Learning topics,and many more. These events are open to all faculty, staff, and graduate instructors on a first come, first served basis. To view the complete list of workshop dates, times, and descriptions and to register, see http://ittraining.olemiss.edu.
Access Blackboard on your Mobile Device
The Blackboard Mobile Learn App is available as a free download for iOS, Android, and Blackberry devices. Download it today, and take Blackboard with you wherever you go.
FTDC Facts for Faculty
This two page overview of FTDC services is especially useful for new faculty.
Your department can purchase many software packages at a reduced cost through the FTDC.
Secure, Online File Sharing and Storage Available through Box.com
Box.com is a secure, online file sharing and storage service. Content on Box can be accessed from your computer and through iPad, iPhone and Android devices via the Box app. Box is a good resource for storing and sharing files, authoring content, and encouraging collaboration. All current UM faculty, staff, and students are eligible for a free Box account with 10GB of storage space.
Increase Your Email Storage Capacity Using Symantec Enterprise Vault
Symantec Enterprise Vault is a content archiving system that moves emails and their attachments to an online storage area called a vault. Vault requires an Outlook plug-in that is compatible with Outlook 2003-2010 for Windows and Outlook 2011 for Mac. In addition to working with the Outlook client, Vault tools can be accessed through Internet Explorer versions 7, 8 and 9.