Resources to help collaborate, share, or chat
This document compares UmConnect Meeting and Skype informally. Our hope is that this document will help instructors make decisions about which program to use for instructional purposes. We used the information available on the OIT UmConnect Support pages to explain some UmConnect characteristics.... more ».
Google Apps for the U of M was featured in the June 23 issue of U of M Brief in a story about the changing ways in which Information Technology services are delivered and how those changes will benefit the U systemwide. Read "Collaboration is the key to IT."... more ».
Acrobat Version 9 is Adobe's latest Acrobat release. In order to help users learn software features, Adobe has created a number of tutorials, training videos, and sample files. The link provided in this blog entry will give you access to over 40 video tutorials created by experts at Adobe. For... more ».
This website, Google Apps Collaborative Learning Space, contains information and lessons regarding using Google for collaboration as well as to share related resources. There are eight lessons (see below) designed for both users who are learning to use Google Apps and users who are going to train individuals to use... more ».
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) and the Academic Technology Advisory Committee (ATAC) held its first pecha kucha-style event this past Fall. Ten short, entertaining presentations will be given by faculty, staff, and students on the topic "Google@UMN,". If you missed this great event, you can watch all ten of the presentations online. The... more ».
The myU collaboration website is your one-stop shop for accessing and maintaining your group's current documents, calendar, contact information, and more in an easy-to-use website. The site can be password protected so you and the other group members can confidently share information, hold candid discussions, and maintain confidentiality. ... more ».
This is a UTTC course for University of Minnesota faculty, staff, and students who would like to obtain an overview of NetFiles, the University's secure file storage and collaboration service. This learning opportunity is currently available as a 10-minute online presentation.... more ».
This document outlines how instructors and teaching assistants can securely share a class grade book based on an Excel file using NetFiles. This document will help you increase the security of your students grades if you choose to maintain them using Excel files. This document can also bee seen as... more ».