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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 […]

WebEx privacy

To date, Cornell WebEx has remained a fairly open system. However, recent reports of uninvited/unknown/non-Cornell affiliated people joining WebEx meetings may require swift changes to this policy. Reports vary—these “lurkers” are committing everything from mild offenses to distasteful behavior: • They join meetings and quietly listen to discussions. • They make international calls and attempt […]

Mann Library-Bissett Center Gets More Collaborative

What happens when you put librarians, AV specialists, information technology experts, and design and environmental analysis students together on a project?  A transformed library study hub with major improvements in hi-tech functionality, work space efficiency, and, well, comfort and pizzazz. via Bissett Center Gets More Collaborative | Albert R. Mann Library.

Cornell’s New Free Web Conferencing Service: WebEx

A new free web conferencing service is available at Cornell: WebEx. WebEx provides on-demand, real-time, collaborative web meetings and conferencing. Cornell’s campuswide license lets faculty and staff schedule meetings that anyone can participate or present in. WebEx allows you to: Share your desktop and files such as PowerPoint presentations Stream live Voice over IP (VoIP) […]

CIT Adobe Connect Service Ending 9/5/12

As has been previously announced, CIT has arranged a campuswide license for WebEx web conferencing. By late August, WebEx will be available to all faculty and staff at no cost.In order to make efficient use of University resources, CIT’s contract for the Adobe Connect web conferencing service accessed through or will not be renewed […]