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Classroom Update

The ITSS classroom team has been productive in a number of areas.


Posted on Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Web Accessibility Training

Learn Web accessibility with instructor-led online courses.


Posted on Monday, Sep 22, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


What's the Latest Scoop on Drupal at UMD?

Designs are being finalized. A process for requesting a Drupal site and coordinating with external consultants is in place. And training is available.


Posted on Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Printer Migration to Private IP Space = More Security

To reduce and/or eliminate security issues, ITSS is migrating all UMD printers to private IP space.


Posted on Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Read&Write Gold Learning Technology Suite

UMD students, faculty and staff have access to Read&Write Gold software, which has the capability to help improve learning for everyone regardless of ability or learning style.


Posted on Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Wireless Heat Map Project

Last fall the ITSS Network Team began a rather large undertaking of mapping wireless coverage for all of UMD campus and remote sites.


Posted on Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Educational Technology Changes

Moodle Quickmail and Google Course Groups replace email aliases. Scantron exams and course evaluations are now supported by different ITSS staff members.


Posted on Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


eduroam Replaces UMD-Secure Wireless

On Friday, August 15th, ITSS implemented our new eduroam secure wireless network and shut down the previous UMD-Secure network.

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Phishing and Password Security: Anatomy of an Email Slowdown

Compromised email accounts were the culprit in last summer's email slowdown.


Posted on Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


IP Phone Upgrades

ITSS continues to convert to Internet Protocol (IP) phones across campus.


Posted on Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments