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New Accessibility Training Video Available

The video "Course Foundations of UX: Accessibility" is available to University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff via Lynda.com.


Posted on Monday, Oct 20, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


Welcome New Staff

We are pleased to announce that we have recently hired two End User Support staff to replace ITSS staff who retired last spring.


Posted on Friday, Oct 3, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


New TechCenter Service System and Offerings

The computer repair and maintenance shop within the TechCenter implemented a new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system in July 2014 and we are planning to add to our repair offerings.


Posted on Friday, Oct 3, 2014 | Permalink | No Comments


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