Starting April 5, the OIT website’s primary address will be http://oit.colorado.edu. Through the transition process to new hosting, we have ensured that links going to any page with an address of www.colorado.edu/oit will be redirected to that same page on http://oit.colorado.edu. Regardless, if you have bookmarks or links pointing to the OIT website, it is recommended that you update them to reflect this change.
CU Boulder faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students all have access to thousands of high-quality instructional videos at lynda.colorado.edu. Courses are designed for all levels of learners and available from any location with internet access. Best of all, it’s all available to you free of charge. Just go to http://lynda.colorado.edu/ and log in with your CU Boulder IdentiKey.
Here’s just a small sample of some of the courses you can access now:
As part of CU Boulder’s commitment to fostering an accessible campus environment, OIT licensed a service called SensusAccess, which allows anyone with an @colorado.edu email address to upload a document and have it automatically converted to an accessible document type. By following four easy steps on the CU Boulder SensusAccess form, the document you upload is converted into an alternative, accessible format and the result is delivered in your email inbox.
Every three years OIT sets out to determine how we can best serve the campus community. Through input from all of our stakeholders--students, faculty, staff, administration and researchers--we establish our strategic goals for the coming years and publish them in our strategic plan.
In OIT’s 2015-18 strategic plan, we have laid out four strategic goals:
As part of CU Boulder’s commitment to fostering an accessible campus environment, OIT recently launched a captioning service which will assist faculty and staff in getting video or audio content captioned or transcribed to meet the new CU Boulder Campus Standards for the Accessibility of Information and Communication Technology Policy (PDF).
Over the summer some enhancements were made to i>clicker including a new D2L Easy Sync Integration. We also have best practices tips and training to help you make the most of i>clicker.
As always, please download the latest tested version of i>clicker before the semester starts. Also delete or remove any links from your desktop to previous versions of the software, and delete or archive those old versions.
It’s a new school year and the year ahead holds so much promise. Technology will play a key role in your success and here are the top tips to help you make the most of CU Boulder’s technology and support services.
On Monday, July 18, CU-Boulder moved to the new Qualtrics interface. As part of this update, Qualtrics introduced new features, including a new projects framework, more options for distributing surveys, and an improved way to view responses and results.
In the summer of 2015, the University of Colorado Boulder Student Government joined forces with Housing and Dining Services and Police and Emergency Management to purchase a public safety smartphone application called LifeLine Enterprise (CU Boulder Today Article). The app has three features designed to provide the user with ways to call for help in case of an emergency.