National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), conducted every October since 2001, is a national public awareness campaign to encourage everyone to protect their computers and our nation’s critical cyber infrastructure. Understanding and properly using social media is the focal point for the ECU campus this year. Stay tuned this month for security tips and additional resources. For more information, please visit http://www.ecu.edu/itsecurity/securityaware2010.cfm.
Yes the university is upgrading to Blackboard 9. This is a major upgrade with some very neat features. There will be a small pilot in the Spring and we will fully move to BB9 in May for Summer I Session. Just to get you in the mood take 2 minutes and watch this BB9 – Wide Open!!
Check out our new BB9 for CAHS Blog as well, with tips and videos on this newest upgrade!
With restrictions in travel allowances and jammed packed schedules webinars and online conferences make it easy to attend and stay current on educational trends. ITCS is hosting EDUCAUSE 2010 Online Annual Conference today through Friday in Austin 308. Some of the topics that will be covered are Cloud Computing, Mobile Computing, E-Texbooks and Collaboration.
On any given week you can find other such live or on demand events which may interest you, Sonic Foundry offers some good webinars on using Mediasite sign up for the upcoming event “Lecture Capture 101: everything you wanted to know about lecture capture but were afraid to ask!” Read more
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