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Deadline extended for Michigan IT Symposium proposals

The deadline to submit poster and presentation proposals for the 2021 Michigan IT Symposium has been extended to Friday, October 8. Consider the projects and topics you or your team could share with the greater U-M IT community. Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase the accomplishments and the IT solutions to the challenges faced during the pandemic. … 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. Each month, I will share with you EDUCAUSE  articles of interest, upcoming trends – and generally be your advocate for EDUCAUSE. Digital transformation: Helping faculty adjust In the article, “The Adjacent Possible… Read More »

Call for Proposals for the 2021 Michigan IT Symposium

The 2021 Michigan IT Symposium will be held virtually December 14–16. The planning committee is accepting proposals for breakout and poster sessions through October 1.  The success of the 2020 symposium demonstrated a virtual event works. The response to last year’s event was overwhelming. Attendance numbers were higher than they have ever been and participants responded positively to… 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. Learning better: How  am I doing in class? What do I need to study?  In the blog “Show Students Their Data: Using Dashboards to Support Self-Regulated Learning,” Jennifer Love, Sean DeMonner and Stephanie Teasley,… 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. 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 »