Keep Teaching: Week In Review
(April 6, 2020)

Finding the New Normal

There has been little time throughout the events of the last month for much thoughtful reflection as to the nature of what we’re doing and what we’ll be doing next. While initial online readiness meant deploying and activating essential online basics to get up and running, week two found us rapidly working to normalize online classrooms as well as working to stabilize student experiences.

As our unprecedented teaching odyssey continues, right alongside a continual, often dizzying narrative of information and misinformation about what’s going on in the world versus what’s going on with Zoom continues, please remember that we’re here to help you navigate and simplify the complex work of online teaching. If you’re struggling to embrace new online teaching technologies, to make course modifications, or to develop new testing and quizzing options, we can help. Continue reading Keep Teaching: Week In Review
(April 6, 2020)

Zoombombing? What to Know for Public Zoom Meetings

Zoom Update: In response to the issues concerning privacy and security, Zoom has automatically defaulted the as screen sharing settings for Education customers to “Only Host” as of March 26, 2020. To enable participant sharing, please visit the following link: support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360041591671

Zoom logoZoom, the video & web conferencing solution, has become the de-facto service of choice for working remotely and staying in touch with loved ones during the stay-at-home orders taking place across the country. As with any rapidly adopted service, however, some folks want to rain on the parade. Continue reading Zoombombing? What to Know for Public Zoom Meetings

Asana to End Internet Explorer Support April 1

Asana logoIt’s no April fools joke! Asana, the project/task management and collaboration platform, recently sent notification to customers announcing that the collaborative Asana web app will no longer be accessible using Internet Explorer after April 1, 2020. Continue reading Asana to End Internet Explorer Support April 1

Your Portal to High-Performance Computing is Now Available

HPCWe are excited to announce the immediate availability of the new HPC OnDemand Web Portal for ManeFrame II. The portal provides an integrated, single web-based access point for High-Performance Computing (HPC) resources on ManeFrame II (M2) and is open to the entire SMU research community.

This new portal features Continue reading Your Portal to High-Performance Computing is Now Available

SMU Launches Panopto for Campus-wide Video Content Management & Capture

Panopto LogoAs announced during the fall of 2019, SMU’s Academic Technology Council selected the Panopto video platform for campus-wide video content management, recording, and streaming.  As part of the announcement, SMU and Panopto are converting over 10,000 hours of existing content from the University’s legacy video platform, Kaltura. Continue reading SMU Launches Panopto for Campus-wide Video Content Management & Capture