IT Services

Tech conference generating campus conversations

This year’s Campus Technology Day conference has given people across the University a lot to talk about, says organizer Anna Galka.

“The reaction has been overwhelmingly positive,” she said Friday. More than 200 attendees—mostly faculty and staff—engaged in discussion at the May 16 conference on the ways technology can enhance teaching and learning.

Reminder: Campus Technology Day conference May 16

Registration for the seventh annual Campus Technology Day begins at 8 a.m. this morning—Thursday, May 16—in the CAW Student Centre.

Events will begin with the keynote address entitled “Networks, Openness, and the Future of Education” by Alec Couros of the University of Regina, at 9 a.m. in the Ambassador Auditorium. Sessions to follow include:

This week marks last chance for early bird Campus Technology Day registration

Register for Campus Technology Day 2013 by 4 p.m. Friday, May 3, to qualify for early bird status—and a chance to win an iPod or one of five $10 Tim Horton’s gift cards.

With a theme of “Connected Campus in a Connected World,” the seventh annual Campus Technology Day will bring together participants to discuss the impact technology has in enhancing learning, teaching, research and building community, May 16 in the CAW Student Centre.

Registration now open for LearnIT computer workshops

Registration begins today—Monday, April 22—for LearnIT workshops held during Intersession 2013.

The IT Services program offers a wide variety of free workshops for students, faculty and staff in levels ranging from beginner to advanced in Office Productivity, operating systems, and computer security. All participants will receive a certificate of completion and a handout for the session; lucky winners of raffles in each session will take home a Quick Resource Guide.

Effect of technology on future of education subject of keynote address

Social media, mobile devices, and networks have been changing the way students study, learn, and participate in classes, with more dramatic changes on the way, says Alec Couros.

An associate professor of educational technology and media at the University of Regina, he will deliver an opening keynote address during the UWindsor Campus Technology Day, May 16 in the CAW Student Centre.

Reminder: Moriarty farewell reception re-located

A reception for friends and colleagues to bid farewell to Sean Moriarty, assistant director of IT Services, is set for Vanier Hall’s Katzman Lounge this morning. Today is the final day of Moriarty’s 26-year UWindsor career. The open house event runs 10 a.m. to noon.