UC Davis: General Technology

Campus now providing 1-gig connections without monthly recharges

One outcome of the new Common Good Assessment (CGA) is that Information and Educational Technology can now assign extremely fast network connections to locations that need them, without sending them a monthly bill.

Campuswide license for 'easy, powerful' Qualtrics survey tool now available

UC Davis faculty, students and staff now have improved access to Qualtrics Research Suite, an online survey tool. While similar to tools like SurveyMonkey and Survey Gizmo, Qualtrics adds many features that should interest researchers and organizations.

Campus strengthens cybersecurity, expands use of BigFix

BigFix, a widely used software that helps UC Davis protect information and deter cyber-attacks, is going to be deployed campuswide.

Explore advanced audio-visual tech during campus showcase March 8

Information and Educational Technology is hosting a free audio-visual technology showcase on March 8. Anyone in education who uses A-V technology--or just wants to learn more about it--is invited to come talk shop, get ideas, discuss best practices, and see what's new in the field.

'What's happening to your data?' Get answers Feb. 11

Your privacy is probably not as private as you think, thanks partly to all of the dense online "terms and conditions" agreements that most of us sign without reading. But you can take steps to protect yourself.

Nearly 60 percent have finished required cybersecurity training; deadline is Jan. 31

About 19,000 UC Davis faculty, staff and student employees had completed UC's required cybersecurity awareness training as of Jan. 20, leaving about 14,000 who haven't finished it yet. The deadline is Jan. 31.

UC Davis chooses Canvas to replace SmartSite

UC Davis has chosen Canvas by Instructure as the new campuswide learning management system (LMS).

The ET Partners program, which supports faculty use of instructional tech, is returning

Information and Educational Technology is re-activating its ET Partners program, which employs students to provide instructional technology support for UC Davis faculty.

IET moves out of South Davis location

On Dec. 16, Information and Educational Technology is moving its largest office from 3820 Chiles Road in South Davis to 260 Cousteau Place.

IET adjusts hours for winter break

Like most of the campus, Information and Educational Technology will adjust its public business hours during the year-end holidays and winter break.