Author Archives: Laurene Klassen

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OIT Resources & Support for Students

Many SMU students are unaware of the vast resources available at their fingertips. As we have entered the back to school season we’ve put together this list of resources and reminders for you. As always, if you have any questions … Continue reading

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The IT Help Desk Returns to Fondren Library!

At the end of May, the Help Desk returned to Fondren Library. Our new expanded space is in the west lobby adjacent to the Collaborative Commons and Starbucks Café. If you haven’t yet seen the new renovations in Fondren Library, take … Continue reading

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OIT Resources and Support for Faculty & Staff

Many University employees are unaware of the vast resources available at their fingertips. As we have entered the back to school season we’ve put together this list of resources and reminders for you. As always, if you have any questions … Continue reading

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Canvas Resources for Faculty & Staff

The Academic Technology team has worked feverishly to get our faculty and staff up and running with Canvas, our new course management system that rolled out to campus this summer. While some faculty members may have already engaged in this … Continue reading

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Duo: What’s in it for me?

If you haven’t yet enrolled in our new security service, Duo, don’t chalk this blog post up as a friendly reminder but rather an important call to action. Did you know if a hacker compromises your account not only can … Continue reading

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Canvas Resources for Students

This fall, SMU faculty will begin using Canvas as our new course learning management system. While some faculty have been using it within the past year, many faculty and students will soon be exposed to Canvas for the first time.

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Upcoming Student Technology Training

Planning for this fall’s student technology workshops has been underway for several months now. This semester, our continued partnership with the Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (A-LEC) will be expanded with several new course offerings as part of their Learning Strategies … Continue reading

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It’s Back-To-School: Do you know who to call?

In recent weeks, we’ve seen a number of future Mustangs on campus for AARO. As families arrive, it’s amazing to see the amount of information they have to sort through in such a short time. Do you have health insurance? … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Canvas Nights are August 9 & 10

In preparation for back-to-school, IT Training will be hosting Canvas Nights on August 9th & 10th.  These evening webinar sessions are offered to faculty members who may be unable to join us during the day for our Canvas Boot Camp workshops.

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Save the Date: Canvas Boot Camp – August 16, 17 & 18

This August the Academic Technology team and IT Training have partnered to arm faculty and staff with Canvas instruction and resources during a two days for a Canvas Boot Camp. These workshops have been created to answer those critical questions instructors … Continue reading

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