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Canvas login issues with Shibboleth

Posted by on January 17, 2017

We are currently experiencing issues with logins to Canvas. This is caused by an issue with Shibboleth, which is our login portal into Canvas. Other Missouri S&T applications that use Shibboleth are also affected by this outage. As soon as we have more information, we will pass it along. Update: Shibboleth has been fixed. You […]

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Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2017 – REGISTRATION OPEN!

Posted by on December 7, 2016

Registration for the Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2017 (aka “TLT X”) on March 16 and 17, 2017 is now OPEN! THEME: Celebrating Excellence in Teaching KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Jared Stein – Vice President of Higher Education Strategy for Canvas by Instructure Larry Gragg, Ph.D. – Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor at Missouri S&T Web-based registration is […]

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TEGRITY Courses Purged at End of Semester – FS2016

Posted by on December 1, 2016

IMPORTANT! Please read the following message VERY carefully! Educational Technology (EdTech) will be purging ALL course sessions stored in Tegrity at close of business on Friday, January 6, 2017. Missouri S&T’s usage agreement with Tegrity limits us to only 500 hours of recordings per semester. This means we MUST remove all recordings from Tegrity at […]

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Canvas Third-Party Services Impacted (Resolved)

Posted by on October 21, 2016

There is currently a very large DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack taking place on the internet which is degrading critical infrastructure. Two separate DDoS attacks on key providers of core internet services (e.g. DNS) today have caused widespread problems with many internet-based products and services. Some Canvas third-party services are currently unavailable. Edit: Services were restored […]

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TLT X – Call for Presentations

Posted by on October 5, 2016

Educational Technology at Missouri University of Science and Technology is now accepting presentation proposals for the TENTH ANNUAL Teaching and Learning Technology Conference (a.k.a. TLT X), scheduled for March 16-17, 2017. Interested presenters can download a copy of the Call for Presentation form at the TLT website or click one of the links below: Call […]

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Blackboard outage scheduled for 6:00AM—8:00AM on Aug. 26th

Posted by on August 25, 2016

EdTech has scheduled a short Blackboard outage for the early-morning hours of 6:00AM—8:00AM on Friday, Aug. 26th. This outage should allow us to fix the persistent issues related to the Blackboard notification system. We regret any inconvenience this outage may represent. If you have questions please call us at (573) 341-4131 or email us at […]

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Using Clickers in Fall 2016?

Posted by on August 3, 2016

If you are planning to use clickers in your FALL 2016 classes, please visit the clicker registration page (linked below) to register your classes by Friday, August 12. https://itweb.mst.edu/auth-cgi-bin/cgiwrap/clickers/request_clickers.pl   This information helps EdTech prepare the classrooms for clicker technology and also alerts the bookstore about the number of clickers to purchase. If you haven’t […]

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Will You Be Using Tegrity Lecture Capture For FALL 2016?

Posted by on August 3, 2016

Do you plan to use Tegrity lecture capture during FALL 2016? If so, then Educational Technology will need to gather some basic information from you so that we may prepare any room(s) in which you will be teaching with the appropriate technology. Please visit the link below and click the link for the appropriate survey […]

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Summer 2016 Tegrity Recordings To Be Purged Aug. 15th!

Posted by on August 3, 2016

Educational Technology (EdTech) will be purging ALL recorded Summer 2016 course sessions stored in Tegrity on Monday, August 15th, 2016. Missouri S&T’s usage agreement with Tegrity limits us to only 500 hours of recordings per semester. This means we MUST remove all recordings from Tegrity at the end of each semester in order to ensure […]

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The Last Class Session: How to Make It Count | Faculty Focus

Posted by on April 18, 2016

First and last classes are the bookends that hold a semester together. How can we finish the semester with the same energy we had at the start? A few ideas: Source: www.facultyfocus.com At the beginning of the academic year we talked about how to make the first class have meaning. Here is an article  that […]

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