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Technology news for UMD faculty, staff and students

New Accessibility Task Force Formed

On April 9, 2014, Chancellor Black created a new UMD Task Force on Accessibility.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments




Ten Years Ago in ITSS: Portable ITV Unit Expanded Service on Campus

A decade ago we obtained the capability to create portable "quality of service" (QoS) Internet connections.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments




Read&Write Gold Tools, Part 3: Study Skills and Research

Read&Write Gold's study skills and research tools include an Online Fact Mapper, Study Skills Highlighters, and a Vocabulary List Builder.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments




U of M is Replacing M-Key with Duo

Recently some of you may have received an email from "Identity Management" about a new login key, called "Duo." If you use M-Key, please read this article.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments




U of M to Retire UThink Blogs

Please be aware of this important announcement regarding the UThink Blogs system.


Posted on Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments




iOS 7.1, Apple Devices, and Apple Programs

Wondering about the current status of iOS 7.1, Apple Devices, and Apple Programs here at UMD? Look no further.


Posted on Monday, Mar 31, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments




ITSS Faculty Fellows Program to Continue Next Academic Year

The success of the Faculty Fellows Program this year has led us to renewing it.


Posted on Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments




Read&Write Gold Tools, Part 2: Writing and Self-Editing

Read&Write Gold's writing and self-editing tools include Speech Input, Spelling-Grammar Checker, Verb Checker, Sounds Like and Confusable Words, Word Prediction, and Text-to-Speech.


Posted on Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments




ITSS By The Numbers: Faculty Technology Team

The ITSS Faculty Technology Team provides support for faculty, enabling them to use technology to enhance teaching, learning, and research as well as encouraging them to model effective and ethical use of technology for their students.


Posted on Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments




Policy Update: Guidelines on Purchasing Software

Over the past year, more and more units have been choosing to purchase software to improve their operations. This is a good thing. However, the purchase process for software is more complex than many may know.


Posted on Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments