New Brochure and Evening/Weekend Canvas Training
UFIT has a new, 2015 version of the Canvas Course Migration and Training Support brochure. Copies will be mailed to each campus IT director, as well as to all deans and department chairs, this week. Several evening and Saturday training sessions for Canvas are on the schedule, part of which is listed below. To view the complete training schedule and to register, visit http://training.it.ufl.edu/ufit-workshops/:
Canvas Boot Camp (three hours)
Feb. 21 at 1:00pm
Feb. 25 at 5:00pm
Effective Use of Canvas Groups (90 minutes)
Feb 17 at 2:00pm
The Power of Rubrics in Canvas – Part I (90 minutes)
Feb 25 at 1:30pm
Peer Review in Canvas – Part II (60 minutes)
Feb 25 at 3:00pm
The Office 365 ProPlus program for faculty and staff, a program that provides multiple free downloads of Office 365, is now available. Use this benefit to download full software copies to personal devices (desktops and laptops) of Office 2013 Professional Plus, Office 2011 for Mac, and Office for iPad at no charge. In addition, UF faculty and staff can also download full copies on up to five tablets for free, as well as run personal copies of Office Mobile for iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone on unlimited devices. The program website has additional information about what’s included, all links necessary to download free copies, and links for training on Office 365. Members of the university community with questions about the program or who need download assistance should email or call the UF Computing Help Desk (352-392-HELP/4357).
UFIT recently brought the Vodcast feature online, providing a streamlined way to share videos recorded using Mediasite. As an addition to existing Mediasite streaming, Vodcasts offer instructors a supplemental teaching tool for offline viewing, even on mobile devices. Contact the Video & Collaboration Services group with any questions about services and support for Mediasite streaming and Videoconferencing services.
UF Information Technology
1012 Turlington Hall/ PO Box #117345
Phone: (352) 273-1559