March 1, 2021, by UNH IT Staff
Applications are open for the 20th Annual Faculty Instructional Technology Summer Institute (FITSI) on June 8 and 9. All UNH faculty are welcome to apply. This year’s theme is Silver Linings: Using the Lessons of 2020 to Build More Engaging Classrooms of the Future. Our Keynote Speaker is José Antonio Bowen, who will present his talk around our theme, and hold a workshop on “Teaching Naked Techniques: A Practical Workshop on Designing Better Classes, ” based on his book. This year’s event will...
November 10, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
From graduation ceremonies and admitted student visit days to new student orientation, Enterprise Technology & Services (ET&S) worked closely with University System of New Hampshire (USNH) marketing departments to take major events virtual since COVID-19 struck in the spring.
ET&S provides application and technical support for video conferencing via Zoom at USNH, and trains faculty and administrators on the finer points of presenting online.
With the slate of canceled in-person...
September 28, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
Enterprise Technology & Services learned that Zoom will not be updated as previously communicated. However, we are implementing the following changes on Monday, September 28 to provide increased protection and security for Zoom meetings. We are aware of continued “Zoom bombing,” and the changes will address this issue as well as prepare our community for when Zoom will enforce the passcode or waiting room requirement.
After changes are implemented, Zoom will, by default, have a waiting room...
September 1, 2020, by ET&S Strategic Communication
Faculty and staff with the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) may now designate their preferred name and pronoun after the completion of the preferred name project.
Employees may update their preferences through the Web Information System for Employees (WISE) webpage. Seven different groups within Enterprise Technology & Services (ET&S) helped with the project, working to create a new form in the Banner Human Resources system and integrate it into multiple information systems...
September 15, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
Enterprise Technology & Services (ET&S) is partnering with Microsoft to deliver free training on Bookings and Teams for all University System of New Hampshire (USNH) employees. Employees at Granite State College, Keene State College, Plymouth State University, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) Durham, UNH Law, and UNH Manchester are encouraged to attend. Please share this with any colleagues at your institution you think might be interested.
Microsoft Bookings allows people within...
July 20, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
The NH House of Representatives assembled at the Whittemore Center Arena on the Durham campus of UNH on June 11 and June 30, 2020.
Responding to the need to convene in a safe, socially distanced space in light of COVID-19, members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives met twice in the UNH Whittemore Center Arena on the Durham campus in June. Prior to this year, the legislative body had met outside the Statehouse in Concord only once since the building was completed in 1819. ...
July 13, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
Enterprise Technology & Services (ET&S) is preparing concurrent classrooms for the fall semester, making it possible for faculty to teach students both remotely and in-person simultaneously.
Along with turning 193 University System of New Hampshire (USNH) classrooms into Zoom-capable spaces, ET&S is also providing faculty with the Meeting Owl Pro, a new mobile device that can be connected to Zoom and placed in the classroom on a tripod to capture 360-degree, high-definition video...
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...