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Sakai or Canvas? Invitation to Vendor Demonstrations

Announcements | Mar 07, 2019 at 4:01 pm

The LMS Review Steering Committee invites all faculty, staff, and students to join us as we engage with vendors demonstrating what the Sakai and Canvas platforms can do for our community. The steering committee plans to recommend campus-wide adoption of one of these two systems by the end of the academic year, and feedback from those who attend these sessions will be an essential driver of that recommendation.

We have asked the vendors to demonstrate a variety of features, tailored to specific cohorts on campus. If your time is limited, we encourage you to make it to the first hour of the “Introduction to the Platform”

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IS Year in Review

Announcements | Jan 31, 2019 at 10:25 am

The most recent Information Systems Year in Review is now available! We invite you to click on this link to read about several of the many successes the campus community achieved in the past year. We also recently added an Academic Technologies page. Please take a look and learn more about the digital transformation underway at Wake Forest.

TechXploration 2019 is March 21st

Announcements | Jan 30, 2019 at 4:40 pm

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Plans for TechXploration 2019 are underway! This event showcases the campus use of technology, allowing faculty, staff and students to see how technologies are being leveraged in teaching, learning, research, engagement, and creative endeavors at Wake Forest University. Learn more and register to participate here!

Apply for a 2019 T-CART Grant!

Announcements | Jan 10, 2019 at 11:23 am

Information Systems and the Office of the Provost are excited to announce the 2019 T-CART Grant Program. This program provides funding for Faculty summer projects to explore new and existing technologies with the potential to enhance teaching, scholarly, and creative work. T-CART includes two grants: the annual Summer Technology Exploration Program (STEP) grants, and the inaugural year of Summer WakerMaker Faculty Fellow grants for the new WakerSpace.

Both grant applications are due February 15, 2019. Please visit the T-CART grant website for more information and to submit an application!

Apple macOS Mojave Tested and Ready for Download

Announcements | Oct 30, 2018 at 4:02 pm

Information Systems staff thoroughly tested the new operating system and determined it meets our compatibility and performance requirements. We are confident that macOS Mojave is ready for download and use on Wake Forest allocated computers.

Additional information about macOS Mojave and how to download the software can be found here.

Cyber Security Month

Announcements | Oct 01, 2018 at 12:00 pm

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October is National Cyber Security Month, a nationwide campaign designed to increase understanding of Internet security and help the public avoid malicious threats on the Internet.

Plan to attend one or more of the following events and register each time to win several awesome prizes, including a GoPro, a wireless Bose speaker and more!

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9/07/2018 – Join us for the Grand Opening of the One Button Studio

Announcements | Sep 05, 2018 at 9:51 am

Please join us on Friday, September 7, from 1pm-4pm, for the grand opening celebration of the One Button Studio, located behind the Information Systems Service Desk, in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library.

As part of Information Systems, Academic Technology facilitates the innovative and imaginative use of technologies to enhance and strengthen teaching and learning at Wake Forest. The introduction of the One Button Studio is another step forward in meeting the pedagogical needs of our campus community.

Throughout higher education, students are producing digital artifacts such as short documentaries and podcasts to either replace or support more traditional evidence of learning.

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Stream2, a new cable TV streaming service is available through Apogee

Announcements | Aug 27, 2018 at 9:54 am

Apogee replaced Spectrum as the campus cable TV provider in July 2018. Through Apogee, faculty, staff and students can create an account with Apogee to access streaming TV services for their computer and personal mobile devices. The streaming TV service is only available while connected to the campus network. Learn how to get started and the benefits of this new service here.