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University Tools for Supporting Teaching Linda JornBradley A. CohenOffice of Information Technology, Digital Media Center


Warm up

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Do you think students want technology-rich learning environments?


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Are you planning to use academic technology in your courses this semester?


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Have you taught using course management systems (e.g., Moodle, Blackboard, WebCT, Desire2Learn)?


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Facebook: Yes or no?


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IM or Email?


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Blog or Twitter?


Who are umn students

Who are UMN Students?

UMN Students and Technology


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Agenda

  • Introducing OIT and DMC

  • Learning platform/MyU

  • Centrally supported tools

  • Changing landscape

  • Support resources

  • Governance and participation


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Office of Information Technology Mission:

serve as a catalyst for innovatively leveraging technology to advance and support extraordinary education, breakthrough research, and dynamic public engagement.

OIT as

catalyst &

connector


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Office of Information Technology team members:

  • Replaced 1,750 wireless access points this year

  • Support 33,000 phones

  • Support 1,100+ servers

  • Delivered 20,000,000 e-mails through security checks in May 2008 (blocking 53 million spam messages)

  • Employed 704 employees (including students) in June 2008


Oit fy09 directions in partnership

OIT FY09 DirectionsIn Partnership

  • High availability design

  • Customer support / education; active learning labs

  • Mobile/global learning/wireless

  • Research cyberinfrastructure

  • Identity management

  • Collaborative technologies/video; Google Apps

  • Data center; data storage

  • Disaster recovery

  • Climate survey (recognition, job clarity, coaching/mentoring)

  • Content management

  • Business intelligence


One oit

“One OIT”


Digital media center

Digital Media Center

  • Emerging Academic Technologies

  • Evaluation and Research

  • Usability Services

  • Training

  • Professional Development and Consultation


Tools

Tools

Take a few minutes to meet your neighbors. Is anybody in your group planning to integrate technology into courses this fall? To what extent (i.e., is this course enhanced, hybrid/blended, or distance)? Is there a nice example of a learning activity or specific learning outcome that technology is intended to facilitate?


Learning platform

Learning Platform


Learning platform1

Learning Platform


Centrally supported tools for teaching

Centrally Supported Tools for Teaching

uTools

http://dmc.umn.edu/technologies.shtml


Examples

Examples

  • Moodle Glossary

  • Moodle Wiki

  • WebVista Grading Form

  • WebVista Peer Review


Emerging technologies

Emerging Technologies

  • Web 2.0

  • Delicious

  • Social networks

  • Mobile computing

  • Immersive environments

  • Google apps, youtube….


Academic computing support resources

Academic Computing Support Resources

  • Departmental experts

  • Collegiate experts

  • Central support experts

  • (Inter) National organizations such as Sloan, ELI, EDUCAUSE

    • 7 things you should know


Governance and participation

Governance and Participation

  • TEL Council (Contact Billie Wahlstrom, Vice Provost)

  • Academic Technology Advisory Committee (Contact your collegiate representative)

  • Senate Committee on Information Technology (Contact faculty senate office)


Thank you

Thank You!

http://dmc.umn.edu

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Linda JornBradley A. CohenOffice of InformationTechnology

Digital Media Center


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