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This month in EDUCAUSE

My name is Irene Knokh and I’m the EDUCAUSE ambassador for U-M. I will provide articles of interest, upcoming trends, and generally be your advocate for EDUCAUSE. Security, collaborative, data, teaching: All in summer’s day of work June and early July 2021 means an extensive discussion of security at EDUCAUSE. The theme this year is “Cybersecurity turned inside out.”… Read More »

2021 Hacks with Friends — a completely different experience

The pandemic kept many events from happening over the past year, but the 2021 Hacks with Friends (HWF) was not one of them. The first-ever virtual Hacks with Friends kicked off on May 7 with the first of three Friday sessions thanks to the organization and resourcefulness of the planning committee, led by co-chairs Joe Lubomirski (Dearborn ITS)… Read More »

Enriching Scholarship a success

The U-M Teaching and Technology Collaborative (TTC) was proud to hold the 23rd annual Enriching Scholarship (ES) conference. Hosted by U-M’s Teaching and Technology Collaborative, Enriching Scholarship is a free, multi-day event held annually the first full week of May and focused on improving teaching, learning, and research through the effective integration of technology and pedagogy.  The theme was “sharing and celebrating… Read More »

New! Technology Leadership Community of Practice

By | May 25, 2021

We are excited to announce the creation of the Technology Leadership Community of Practice (CoP)! This new group offers those within the U-M technology community an opportunity to come together with others interested in leadership development, skill advancement, and next practices. The new CoP will create an environment that seeks to discuss, shape, and guide each other through collaboration… Read More »

My LINC adds LinkedIn Learning and Business Objects Reporting

U-M staff and faculty have new learning and reporting opportunities in My LINC with the addition of LinkedIn Learning courses and data reporting in Business Objects. ITS has partnered with Organizational Learning and Information Quest to improve personal and professional development and help make data-driven business decisions.  LinkedIn Learning LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) has been integrated into My… Read More »

This month in EDUCAUSE

My name is Irene Knokh and I’m the EDUCAUSE ambassador for U-M. I will provide articles of interest, upcoming trends, and generally be your advocate for EDUCAUSE. Shielding Campus Data from the “Bad Guys” Bad actors just itching to get your data.  What’s happening? IT departments and compliance departments are overwhelmed. IT employees are stressed – they are often… Read More »

Use the new Safe Computing Curriculum in your unit

As U-M employees and community members, we all share in the responsibility to help protect U-M IT systems and data. But how do you do that? ITS Information Assurance has developed a Safe Computing Curriculum that offers IT security and privacy/confidentiality best practices to help safeguard the university’s digital assets.

Enriching Scholarship 2021

By | April 26, 2021

Hosted by the University of Michigan’s Teaching and Technology Collaborative (TeachTech), Enriching Scholarship is a free, multi-day event held annually the first full week of May. Taking advantage of the remote nature of our collective work, this year, instructors from six institutions, including Miami University, Michigan State University, and the University of Minnesota will present on the ways their teaching… Read More »

This month in EDUCAUSE

My name is Irene Knokh and I’m the EDUCAUSE ambassador for U-M.  Starting this month, I will provide articles of interest, upcoming trends, and generally be your advocate for EDUCAUSE. Some EDUCAUSE highlights from March Best career advice for women in IT  Have you ever said to yourself, “I wish I knew this or someone told me this?”… Read More »

“Coded Bias” watch event; Join experts for panel discussion afterwards

You are invited to a free, on-demand screening of the documentary film Coded Bias—available anytime from April 8 to 14 and a panel discussion of the film April 15. Coded Bias explores the fallout from an MIT Media Lab researcher’s discovery that facial recognition does not identify dark-skinned faces and women’s faces accurately. The film follows her journey to push for the first legislation in the U.S. to govern against bias in the algorithms.