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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.



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.

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