ITS has rolled out several upgrades to Webex services for all users at UNCG. From ITS:  We are excited to announce some upcoming enhancements to the UNCG Webex experience! As of September 12 , many new features will be available to faculty, staff, and students, including toll call-in for all sessions, unlimited recording storage in […]

If you are a user of Turnitin you may have experienced a disruption this morning: Service update You might have experienced intermittent issues caused by a service disruption affecting the performance of Turnitin and TurnitinUK. When did this happen? PDT August 29th 01:13 – 03:15 BST August 29th 09:13– 11:15 AEST August 29th 18:13– 20:15 Issue now resolved. 

From ITS: Canvas experienced latency issues, preventing users from being able to login from approximately 7:45-8:15pm. Canvas posted information about its service on its status page. Information Technology Services (ITS) will continue to monitor the situation, but it appears the problems are resolved at this time. If you have questions or are still experiencing issues, please contact 6-TECH […]

ITS has scheduled several Intro to Webex workshops for the Fall 2018 semester. There will be two sessions online (via Webex) and one in-person. To register for a workshop visit this ITS page. From ITS: This workshop will prepare users to use Webex for meetings both within and independently from academic courses at UNCG. Topics covered will be account activation, […]

MacOS users of WebEx may begin to see a warning message when opening a WebEx session. Cause: Mac OS 10.13.4 is now starting to warn users about applications that use 32-bit architecture, instead of the preferred 64-bit. Resolution: This is simply a warning message, and by clicking “OK” users can continue using Webex normally. There […]

Instructure has enabled a new Gradebook with added functionality and features. While faculty are able to access this new Gradebook, please note that the feature is still in beta. Faculty may enable the new Gradebook (follow the steps below) but note that Instructure may still adjust features before final release. This Gradebook will eventually replace the […]

The University Teaching and Learning Commons (UTLC) has opened registration for their Online Learning Level One, second Spring 2018 session and Summer 2018 session for faculty. From UTLC: Designing an online course can be a challenging process, but it does not have to be. That’s why we created Online Learning Level One. Together we can […]

CVPA Faculty and Staff, For those of you who use Arc, in the latest release, Instructure has enabled webcam capture for creating local video for use in the Arc Video Library. Read more about this new feature in the Arc Release Notes here. Please note that webcam capture is limited to the Chrome and Firefox browsers […]

Two new series have been added to the Spring 2018 UNCG Libraries Webinar Series. Online Learning and Innovation: hosted by ITCs and instructional technology-based. For instructors, faculty, and staff. Research and Application: hosted by librarians and research-based. For instructors, faculty, staff, and students. Use the links above for more information and to sign up for webinars.

Quality Matters workshop opportunity for online faculty: UNCG Online is hosting the “Applying the Quality Matters Rubric” workshop in Bryan 209 on Friday, April 28 from 9am-4:30pm. If you teach online, you are invited to register for this exciting opportunity. In this workshop, you will learn to identify and apply the Quality Matters principles and rubric […]