IT Times Back to School Edition

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Table of Contents

  • CAMPUS STEPS UP COMPUTER NETWORK SECURITY MEASURES
    With last fall's debilitating viruses fresh in mind, IET now periodically scans computers on the campus computer network to check for major security vulnerabilities. Users with secure computers are able to log on to the network without a hitch, but those with infected computers and computers vulnerable to infection must take preventative steps before they log on in order to protect valuable campus resources.

  • CAMPUS COUNCIL FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (CC-FIT) MAKES CAMPUS DEBUT
    Under the leadership of Caroline Bledsoe, the Campus Council for Information Technology is reaching out to unheard voices on campus to help them weigh in on campus technology decisions. From conducting an online faculty survey to strengthening communication ties, CC-FIT is poised to make a positive impact on campus.

  • ET PARTNERS PROVIDE ONE-ON-ONE TECH ASSISTANCE TO FACULTY AND DEPARTMENTS
    In a role reversal that's fostered impressive results, student Educational Technology partners help individual faculty members--and now entire departments--realize their educational technology aspirations.

  • PERSONAL RESPONSE SYSTEM REVITALIZES CLASS PARTICIPATION
    Professors amp up class participation by having students respond to questions with hand-held ?clickers,? which use the same infrared technology found in remote controls.

  • GOODBYE PAPER, HELLO WEB: EMPLOYEE HISTORY REPORTS NOW ONLINE
    Saving thousands of trees and countless hours of s taff time, the records of employees? hire, separation, leave of absence, and salary changes can now be viewed with the click of a button.

  • NEW EMPLOYEE IDENTIFICATION CARDS AVAILABLE
    Just like students, UC Davis employees now carry plastic photo identification cards that can serve as a library cards and hold munch money.

  • IET BACK TO SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Get up to speed regarding changes made on campus over the summer, including expanded wireless access, online grade submission, security updates, and more.