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Register for Assistive Technology Demonstrations

Mike Gibson with the Educational Access Center will present a series of access technology sessions this semester on topics of screen readers and magnifiers, accessible forms, navigating data tables, and universal design and usability. Introduction to Screen Readers and Magnification … (Read More) Register for Assistive Technology Demonstrations

Max’s Minute: OIT Innovation Is More Than Technology

In his latest video blog, associate vice president and chief information officer Max Davis-Johnson talks about how the Office of Information Technology is innovating through people and processes to develop new applications for faculty and colleges, and migrate university website … (Read More) Max’s Minute: OIT Innovation Is More Than Technology

PeopleSoft Maintenance Scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 25

The Office of Information Technology will perform quarterly scheduled maintenance on Boise State’s PeopleSoft systems from 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25. Student Center and other PeopleSoft systems will be unavailable during the maintenance period. For more information, contact the Help … (Read More) PeopleSoft Maintenance Scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 25

Customized Learning Opportunities for Blackboard, Clickers and More

The Learning Technology Solutions (LTS) team in the Office of Information Technology is kicking off the Spring 2018 semester by offering custom learning opportunities to Boise State faculty. Semester kick-off meetings are a great opportunity to introduce your college or … (Read More) Customized Learning Opportunities for Blackboard, Clickers and More

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