Month: February 2014

GRANT OPPORTUNITY: UM Inter-Campus Course Sharing

Posted by on February 21, 2014

University of Missouri-System is providing funding to encourage faculty members to share their expertise with other UM campuses. Grants will be awarded to faculty interested in developing and offering “shared courses” to be made available on at least two UM campuses. The RFP linked below provides the full details of the Inter-Campus Course Sharing grant […]

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Blackboard and Internet Explorer 11 Crashing Issue

Posted by on February 19, 2014

EdTech and IT have recently become aware of some important issues regarding the compatibility between Blackboard and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 11. Users have reported that IE 11 will unexpectedly crash when attempting to login to Blackboard. Information Technology and EdTech are working to resolve these issues in a timely manner. In the meantime, if you […]

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Research Opportunities for Undergraduates at Clemson University

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Clemson University in South Carolina is offering several research opportunities for undergraduate students involved with data-intensive computing projects. All students participating in the REU program will take part in tutorials on tools and techniques that are widely used in data-intensive computing research, as well as on useful professional development topics (e.g., applying to graduate school, […]

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Research Opportunities for Undergraduates at Louisiana State University

Posted by on February 18, 2014

Louisiana State University (LSU) is offering TWO research opportunities for undergraduate students involved with computational (CCT) or materials sciences (LA-SiGMA). Students will spend the summer (10 weeks) at the LSU campus working on research projects in very diverse fields, so any student in a STEM field is encouraged to apply. Students will receive a stipend, […]

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Clickers – Student attendance device (SAD)

Posted by on February 17, 2014

Student Response Device The use of clickers is much more than as an attendance device. Students frantically enter the classroom to find a clicker slide on the screen waiting for them to respond to the question. The slide may have a relevant question pertaining to material or concepts covered in prior lectures, but after answering […]

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IT Maintenance on Thursday, February 13 affects Virtual Desktop Systems

Posted by on February 11, 2014

Information Technology will be performing some routine maintenance during the Applications maintenance window (5 – 7 PM) on Thursday, February 13, 2014. During this maintenance window, users will be unable to connect to virtual machines in the VDI pools. Already connected users will most likely lose their connection while systems are being updated. Questions, comments, […]

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