This woman is heading west!

But just for two weeks, staring Friday, 10/2 through Friday 10/16.  My assistant Michele will be in the office while I am away and then sadly will be moving on to Greensboro in mid-October.  If she cannot assist you while I am gone following is a list of resources that may be able to help:

  • Help Desk (Michael Davis and Billy Igoe) for this building 744-2903
  • Blackboard – Matt Long, Cindy Bowers, Adam Brewe
  • SABA – John Southworth
  • Mediasite Troubleshooting –  Jarret Shafer, Josh Brown
  • My Mediasite – Dennis Allen
  • Tegrity – Perceival Murphy
  • WordPress Blogs – Cindy Bower
  • Academic Technologies – Ginny Sconiers This blog   Mediasite, Tegrity and Saba Blog  Blackboard Blogs



Making a connection

Software videoconferencing is ideal for one-on-one interviews, peer discussions, distance learning, CME programs, class lectures or guest instructors.

Cisco Jabber

Conference with anyone, from anywhere, at anytime from your own Mac or Windows desktop or laptop using Cisco Jabber.

Features include video, desktop sharing and conferencing. Camera, microphone and speakers required.

Submit the Jabber Account Request form through the IT Help Desk online service request system. Approval processed within two business days.

Near and Far, Lync Keeps You Connected

Microsoft Lync 2013 is an easy-to-use and versatile communication tool.

Available to students, faculty and staff, Lync integrates seamlessly with email, calendar and the ECU address book* to allow instant text messages, video conferences, online presentations and even group conferencing. Lync allows true collaborative desktop sharing among attendees for quick project edits and live brainstorming.

One of the most-requested Lync features is the ability to invite non-ECU participants to a meeting or presentation.



As the semester really gets rolling, some reminders!

Safe Assign – make sure to Synchronize your Course prior to deploying a Safe Assignment. Safe Assignments are now an option within Assignments.

Want to use Respondus LockDown Browser – make it available to use by going to Control Panel, Customization, Tool Availability and click Respondus LockDown Browser to make it available.

Need link for students to download Respondus LockDown Browser – here it is

Need to download gradecenter? – go to grade center and click Work Offline.   Save the gradebook to your Piratedrive for safe keeping.

You can still set up web conferencing or lecture capturing sessions for your class.  Just contact OET!