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Call for Proposals by September 30, 2017
The Educational Technology Center (ETC) and the University Libraries have developed an initiative to facilitate the adoption of Open Educational Resources (OERs) in online learning. All faculty are invited to submit proposals for redesigned, fully-online courses that use open educational resources instead of costly textbooks. For details and criteria, see the Call for Proposals. Please send proposals to OERprojects@albany.edu by September 30, 2017.

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New Dell Laptop Program
ITS has partnered with Dell to provide several laptops at special prices for UAlbany students! ITS recommends protecting your purchase with Dell Support Services and Accidental Damage Service for at least 3 years. For more information or to purchase a laptop, visit the Technology Resources section of the MyUAlbany portal.

RIT is now ARCC
The Research IT Group (RIT) is now the Academic and Research Computing Center. A nexus for academic and research innovation, ARCC will continue to provide high performance computing, holistic data management and consulting services for the research community. They will also begin delivering statistical support, data analytics, research and academic visualization, advanced academic and research application support, tools, and specialized environments.

Coming Fall 2017 - Educational Technology Center
Opening in August in a renovated LC-27, the Educational Technology Center (ETC) will be a focal point for faculty to fuse teaching with technology through an array of services, including learning management systems, video capture, classroom technology support, educational technology consulting, and test scanning. Whether teaching fully online, blended, or in the traditional classroom, the ETC is designed for faculty to engage with a cohesive set of campus resources that support and assist excellence and pedagogical innovation.

Changing Our Jack Activation Strategy
ITS is changing our network jack activation strategy. We have eliminated all charges to departments for network jack activations (formerly $200 per jack). We have also begun a practice of de-activating any network jacks that have not been used in more than one year. Should you need to use a network jack that ITS has deactivated, submit a Data Jack Activation Request and ITS will reactivate it free of charge.

10-Digit Dialing for the 518 and 838
The Public Service Commission has announced the addition of the 838 area code to serve the 518 region with a continuing supply of phone numbers. Effective August 19, 2017, all local calls will require dialing the area code followed by the phone number (10-digit dialing). To make local calls from an on-campus phone, you must first dial "9" before the area code and phone number. Read More.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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