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Spring Break 2018 classroom technology upgrades

CALS Facilities, CALS-OIT and the CALS Office of Academic Programs are pleased to announce the replacement of the A/V systems in four classrooms were completed during Spring Break 2018. Plant Science 141 and 143, Riley-Robb B15 and Kennedy 105 were updated to meet the Cornell University standard of Learning Technology Room Type 1. Audio-Video systems […]

Learning Space Enhancements Project

The Learning Space Enhancements Project Cornell has embarked on a 5-year, $5 million initiative to update classroom technology across the Ithaca campus. The Learning Space Enhancements (LSE) project is a plan to update and enhance technologies in learning spaces; classrooms, lecture halls, and seminar rooms. The overall goal of the project is to foster a […]

Blackboard, Turnitin, and LabArchives workshops

Faculty interested in learning new technology or who would like a refresher may attend workshops for Blackboard, Turnitin plagiarism detection, and Lab Archives electronic lab notebook. Would you like to know more? Go to: Sign up for Blackboard, Turnitin, and LabArchives workshops | IT@Cornell News.

Academic Technology Fair

Join Academic Technologies and guest faculty presenters to learn about the full range of services and tools available this Fall. Faculty will showcase technologies they have used for instruction and research Meet our instructional technologists who will highlight services and tools currently available to faculty Take the opportunity to test drive new technology When: Thursday, September […]

Teaching with Technology News for August 2014

Inside this issue: Join the Academic Technology Early Adoption Mentors program New features in Blackboard Spring 2014 Blackboard Survey results Course management technologies review Training: Learn more about Blackboard, Turnitin, and LabArchives Online course and MOOC update SPOCs and Innovation Projects Reminders about copyright and FERPA Classroom Technology news Technology centers help with instructional materials […]


VideoNote lecture recording funds available VideoNote is a vendor-provided service in which lectures are videorecorded by a person in your classroom and put online. The cost for VideoNote is $5000 per semester to record and host a course, or $2500 to host using previously recorded video; however, the Provost’s Office underwrites $2500 of this amount […]

Blackboard 9.1 update

On  June 3rd, 2014, Blackboard will be upgraded from version 9.1 Service Pack 11 to version 9.1 Service Pack 14. Check the following link for an overview of the new features and improvements. New Features – Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 14 | Blackboard Help.

Attend SUNY Conference on Instruction

Cornell University will host the State University of New York’s annual Conference on Instruction & Technology (CIT) May 27-30, 2014. This year’s conference, Objects in the Mirror are Closer than They Appear: Reflection, Innovation, and Learning, will bring together 500 faculty, instructional support professionals, librarians, and administrators from across the 64-campus SUNY system, as well […]

Possible Difficulties Sharing Protected Video

Video sharing plays an ever-greater role for teaching and other collaboration at the university. Academic Technologies reminds us that if you’re planning on sharing or presenting video, you should be aware of a type of copy protection that can interfere with the use of high-definition video from sources as varied as Blu-ray Disc, streaming content […]

CIT-Teaching with Technology Newsletter

In this issue: Join the Spring 2013 eTextbook Pilot Using Mobile Devices to Enhance Lectures iPads for Teaching Case Study: ePortfolios and Engineering Students Polling Service: New Student Clickers Try the Improved Cornell Survey Tool Academic Technology Center Assists with Media Blackboard Updates January Training Sessions Collaborate Using Box Holiday Phishing–Be Safe! Full issue at: IT: […]

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