The University of Iowa Canvas Commons space will be available in ICON for all users with a Teacher or TA account starting Feb. 3, 2017. Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources.
The Campus Academic Strategies and Technology (4CAST) drew UI instructors and support staff to make professional connections, examine how learning technologies can be leveraged to engage students, and identify educational potential in new technology.
The University of Iowa recently notified approximately 250 university faculty, staff, and students that their HawkID and password had been obtained by unauthorized individuals using physical devices that had been secretly attached to university...
UI employees who haven’t yet enrolled in Two-Step Login with Duo Security must do so by March 8. Two-Step Login is an IT security measure to protect critical data and systems for the university and its people.
OneIT is taking a unit-by-unit approach to implementing OneIT initiatives in 13 remaining units by summer 2018. The focus for the unit-by-unit approach is on End User Support, Data Centers and Servers, and Classroom IT Support.
With the adoption of Canvas as the engine that drives ICON, instructors have gained many new functions within our course sites that help us collaborate and engage with other users in the course. One such tool is known as “Groups.”
The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology has joined with other campus partners to present a day-long event that draws together faculty members and administrators to examine how learning technologies can be leveraged to engage students.
The Data Centers and Servers Project is working on consolidations in Psychology, Tippie College of Business, the Iowa Memorial Union, College of Public Health, Facilities Management, the Athletic Hall of Fame, and various other departments.
The project consolidated Drupal-hosted websites on campus onto a single platform, migrated over 650 sites to the cloud-hosting provider Acquia, and implemented a Drupal Digital Signage Service for campus-wide use.
As part of task force recommendations to elevate the role of human resources on campus, the Information Management/Human Resources (IM/HR) workgroup is transitioning into ITS-Administrative Information Systems.
This Information Security and Policy Office announced a reorganization, through which Enterprise Services staff responsible for IT accessibility services and support will join the department and two new workgroups will be formed.