Category: Technology

OAT Reflections on “Zoom Features Wishlist”

A few weeks ago, Mike Smith, the Manager of the Office of Academic Technology, came across an article written by D’Arcy Norman entitled “Zoom Features Wishlist.” In the blog post, Norman details a “wishlist” of new features and enhancements for Zoom, based on experience using the platform. The original blog post can be reviewed here: …

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Getting Connected in a Rural Reality…

Three monitors w/ City backdrop

A recent article from Texas Public Radio estimates there are nearly 2 million Texans who do not have access to broadband Internet. A majority of these live in rural areas, which have traditionally had less access to broadband services. This can potentially complicate efforts for some of our rural residents to participate in online courses …

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Testing The Augusta Hitech ADA Solution

Headquartered in Plano, TX, Augusta Hitech is a broadly-focused technology company which provides business solutions in numerous spaces including blockchain technology, IoT (Internet of Things), and Analytics to name just a few.  One of the company’s more pertinent offerings as regards the Office of Academic Technology is a turnkey ADA solution, an application which provides …

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Welcome to YouSeeU

In just a few weeks the Fall 2017 term will come to a close.  ClassLive Pro will no longer be used as a meeting platform within eCollege.  We have a new synchronous tool called YouSeeU.  There are many exciting features to discover with this new platform, and we are here to assist you.  Please take …

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Tweeting Responses: A Failed Experiment

As a writing instructor, I am constantly working to try and get my classes to synthesize information and communicate it out as succinctly as possible. It’s one of the main parts of my job, to be honest. That’s why, when I first came up with the idea of “tweeting responses,” I thought maybe social media …

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