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Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled Thursday, Dec. 21

The Blackboard system will be unavailable between midnight and 8 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21. The Office of Information Technology will upgrade Blackboard during this time. For questions or additional information, please contact the Help Desk at (208) 426-4357, or … (Read More) Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled Thursday, Dec. 21

OIT Blackboard and Network Maintenance Nov. 20-22

The Office of Information Technology will perform Blackboard and network maintenance Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 20-22. Blackboard Maintenance Blackboard will be unavailable from 6-9 a.m. Wednesday morning, Nov. 22. Network Maintenance Monday, Nov. 20 Riverfront Hall network and internet access will be … (Read More) OIT Blackboard and Network Maintenance Nov. 20-22

Campus Network and Internet Systems Outage Nov. 12

All university internet and networked systems and services, including campus telephones, will be unavailable from 5-6 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, due to scheduled maintenance. The Office of Information Technology plans to add equipment to improve network redundancy during this time. … (Read More) Campus Network and Internet Systems Outage Nov. 12

Free Registration for ‘Accessing Higher Ground’ Virtual Conference

The Office of Information Technology is pleased to sponsor a presentation of the 2017 “Accessing Higher Ground” virtual conference Nov. 13-17 in the Student Union Building. Free registration is available to Boise State faculty, staff and students. Accessing Higher Ground … (Read More) Free Registration for ‘Accessing Higher Ground’ Virtual Conference

Assistive Technology Presentation: Using Screen Readers with Forms and Data Tables

Mike Gibson, assistive technology coordinator with the Educational Access Center, is offering a presentation this semester on the user experience of interacting with forms and navigating data tables using accessible screen reader technology. The presentations take place from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 … (Read More) Assistive Technology Presentation: Using Screen Readers with Forms and Data Tables

Accessibility Resource Fair Highlights Campus Access Technology

Access technology and universal design will be showcased at Boise State’s first Accessibility Resource Fair from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the SUB. Staff, faculty and students are invited to attend the event in Jordan A and B. … (Read More) Accessibility Resource Fair Highlights Campus Access Technology

Upcoming Faculty Deadline to Order Clickers for Spring 2018

Sunday, Oct. 15, is the deadline for faculty to notify the Bronco Shop if students are required to use physical, hand-held remote devices (“clickers”) for Spring 2018 classes. Faculty may visit https://www.boisestatebooks.com/faculty.asp to submit a clicker requirement. The BroncoShop also … (Read More) Upcoming Faculty Deadline to Order Clickers for Spring 2018

OIT Shares Details of Equifax Data Breach

Equifax recently announced a data breach impacting at least 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company’s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017. The … (Read More) OIT Shares Details of Equifax Data Breach

Invite for iClicker Faculty Learning Community Proposals

Learning Technology Solutions (LTS) invites proposals from Boise State instructors interested in exploring, increasing knowledge and understanding, and sharing ideas about effective methods or approaches to teaching using iClicker by participating in a Faculty Learning Community (FLC). Faculty participants will … (Read More) Invite for iClicker Faculty Learning Community Proposals

New Google Team Drive Improves File Sharing and Access

Google Team Drive is now available to Boise State students, faculty and staff. Keeping track of individual file owners, configuring permissions to share and edit files, and changing file ownership when an individual leaves the university requires a high level … (Read More) New Google Team Drive Improves File Sharing and Access

10-Digit Dialing is Coming August 5

With the arrival of Idaho’s new 986 area code, 10-digit dialing will begin statewide for local phone calls on Saturday, August 5 . You must use the appropriate 208 or 986 Idaho area code in front of your local number … (Read More) 10-Digit Dialing is Coming August 5

Google Meet is a New Video and Conference Calling Service for Boise State

Google Meet is a new video and conference calling service in G Suite at Boise State focused on enterprise-friendly use. As many as 25 people can participate in a Google Meet session using desktops, laptops, and mobile devices, and dialing … (Read More) Google Meet is a New Video and Conference Calling Service for Boise State