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All faculty, instructors, staff and students will have the opportunity to participate and provide feedback in a review of NIU’s learning management system. Known as LMS, the system basically serves as an online platform to deliver web-based courses and facilitate teaching and learning. In the final year of a three-year contract with Blackboard, the current...
Sharpen your skills, jump into a new career path or simply learn something new using the NIU campus license for Lynda. Lynda is a leading online learning company, purchased by LinkedIn in 2015, offering over 10,000 expert-led online courses and video tutorials on a variety of subjects in business, creative services and technology. This online...
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NIU’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) will begin Thursday, Aug. 11, to switch student email from Gmail to Office 365. During the week-long transition, students can receive email in either Gmail or Office 365 until the switch is complete. Student Considerations DoIT will not move student email and files from Google Apps to Office 363....
Emergency Alert System
A new tool to support emergency notifications is being added to faculty and staff workstations this summer. As recommended by the NIU Department of Police and Public Safety, the university’s Information Technology Steering Committee approved a requirement that this software be installed on all NIU-owned desktops and laptops by Friday, Aug. 12. This requirement is...
Smart Classroom
NIU’s Division of Information Technology will offer training this month on how to use the audiovisual equipment in Office of the Provost-sponsored smart classrooms. Both new and returning instructors should benefit from these brief seminars. Tuesday, Aug. 16 by appointment from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cole Hall 106; call (815) 753-0172 Wednesday, Aug. 17...
Student email will remain in Gmail throughout the summer semester and switch to Office 365, starting Aug. 11; more communications are coming. Don’t wait until August to get started, however; students can begin moving their Google Drive content to OneDrive now. See how. Since 2014, NIU students have had access to free Office 365 features...
If you work from the Outlook on the Web (OWA) Client, you might have noticed a new feature has been added to your set of collaboration tools, Power BI. This powerful tool was first released by Microsoft in July 2015. With the licensing agreement between Microsoft and NIU, you now have access. What is Power...
EDITOR’S NOTE: This initiative has been postponed. Watch NIU Today for further information.
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NIU’s Division of Information Technology will begin moving student email Tuesday, May 31, from Gmail to Office 365. The transition could take up to a week. During that time, students will receive email in Gmail until the switch takes place. No email or Google Drive data will be lost, but it will not be migrated...
Starting Monday, April 4, the attachment limit for Exchange email will increase from the current 25MB to 150MB. NIU’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) moved faculty and staff email last year to Exchange in Office 365, usually referred to as Outlook. Attachments were limited to 25MB. At that time, DoIT did not have the capability...
The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is upgrading Qualtrics, the survey software available to all NIU faculty, staff and students. Starting Wednesday, March 30, Qualtrics at NIU will have a “preview” option for the new Qualtrics Insight Platform. Users will be able to toggle between the current interface and the new interface. After 90 days,...
NIU’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) will begin the cutover of student email from Gmail to the Office 365 platform Monday, May 23. This switch represents the final phase of a multi-year project to bring all of NIU into a single collaboration environment. After the move, students will send and receive email in the Outlook...
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