May 26, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
Marshall White, the new ET&S director for learning and collaboration space technology, surveys a classroom at Keene State College as part of the Zoom-capable classroom project.
Technology upgrades in 73 classrooms across University System of New Hampshire (USNH) institutions this summer will add flexibility for students and faculty in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Enterprise Technology & Services (ET&S) audio-visual services staff is partnering with...
April 21, 2020, by Enterprise Technology & Services Staff
Setting Up the Starting Blocks
President Dean’s announcement had come during spring break, and many faculty took the opportunity to stay local and gain their online instructional bearings.
AT kicked off faculty engagement with a series of informational meetings, followed by break-out sessions to help faculty revise their course syllabuses. An online Instructional Continuity course also was launched to provide faculty with easy access to the resources they might need.
In short, the faculty...
March 30, 2020, by UNH AT Staff
Zoombombing is a method in which anonymous participants can use Zoom’s screensharing and other features to interrupt and disrupt meetings and classes. Zoom has reported that Zoombombing has become a major concern since all schools have moved to an online format. This post will provide you with a list of recommendations to prevent Zoombombing from happening in one of your meetings.
All users should refer to our knowledge base article Zoom: Controlling Participants in your Meeting for Academic...
March 23, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
With all UNH classes going online for the spring semester, the demand for academic software support is on the rise. The Academic Technology Support Center (ATSC) is offering general and special software application support via Zoom to help ease the burden on faculty and students. The ATSC is also offering remote virus removal, too.
To access support Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm:
From your smartphone or tablet:
Open the Zoom app.
Sign-in using your UNH username and password.
Touch ‘Join’ from...
March 20, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
This FAQ addresses questions employees may have about technology resources, services, and equipment to enable the UNH workforce to work remotely. This page
will be updated with additional information as needed.
Are there IT requirements I must follow while working remotely?
Yes. Most requirements are common sense, but here are some of the parameters:
Use university-issued equipment when possible (e.g., university laptops)
The equipment must meet the following minimum UNH...
February 25, 2020, by Alicia Medros
Whenever you embed a video into my Courses through the text editor (in an assignment, discussion forum, quiz description…) the video is “wrapped” in a player. The same goes when you add it to your Media Gallery, PowerPoint presentation or website. Over time these players have evolved to better serve users and not all historical videos have been updated to use the more modern, accessible players.
To better support all users interacting with video at UNH many historical players will be...
February 6, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
High Impact Report
Joanne has long had an almost-secret side role in Web & Mobile Development, where once a year she’s dedicated weeks of her time to putting together the annual High Impact Report for UNH. This involves lots of data collection from various resources around campus, along with data manipulation to make the information fit together in a cohesive way. Each year, Joanne has to take time away from her day-to-day responsibilities to refamiliarize herself with...
February 4, 2020, by April Rau
Inclusive Teaching Defined
Inclusive Teaching involves:
the incorporation of content and course objectives that reflect differing perspectives,
notions of equity and fairness leading to full participation and personal connections to the subject matter,
an understanding of social identity development, and
broadening participation in order to increase the vibrancy of academic disciplines and student learning.
In a nutshell, Inclusive teaching supports equitable access to learning for all...
February 4, 2020, by Paul Barnes
myWildcat Success (mWS) has seen tens of thousands of appointments with over half the student body conducted by more than 150 users over the past year. Academic Technology staff interviewed advisors using mWS to understand the benefits they find in using the application and they shared many great reasons including:
At-a-glance view of the student record in one place including photo, home-town, major, GPA, and other discussion starting points.
Search feature saves time. Advisor can easily...
January 17, 2020, by UNH AT Staff
This blog post will list out and provide an overview of the newest features being released as part of the January 18th, 2020 update within myCourses by Canvas:
Direct Share Feature option
Gradebook - postable comments without having to submit a Grade
Gradebook Sort options
SimCheck by Turnitin - Plagiarism detection
Direct Share: (https://community.canvaslms.com/videos/4913-assignments-direct-share-2020-01-18-screencast)
Direct Share allows users to copy individual course...