Presentation on theme: "The Office of Information Technology OIT UPDATES University Assembly September 13, 2011 Rob Robinson Assistant Vice Provost Director, Office of Learning."— Presentation transcript:
The Office of Information Technology OIT UPDATES University Assembly September 13, 2011 Rob Robinson Assistant Vice Provost Director, Office of Learning & Engagement
The Office of Information Technology Banner – Blackboard Integration More tightly connect Blackboard with Banner Enable automatic course-shell creation Significantly reduces manual processes Enables grades to move more easily from Bb to Banner Direct push, or Download spreadsheet, manipulate, upload Multiple parts to the project, including…
The Office of Information Technology Single Student ID Blackboard-Banner integration required use of a single student identity MY UTSA ID (abc123) is now the primary credential for log-on, replacing the Banner ID Communications tsunami OIT as well as Admissions, Enrollment Services, Registrar, etc. Some students still confused Technical glitches – worked through.
The Office of Information Technology New Learning Management System Blackboard CE8 is end of life in January 2013 Faculty Task Force ~40 members Provide feedback Experience and review potential replacement systems Decision factors Faculty, staff, student feedback Technical and financial Conversion and training
The Office of Information Technology New Learning Management System Platforms being reviewed Blackboard Learn Desire2Learn Pearson E-College Moodle/Joule Instructure Canvas
The Office of Information Technology Hybrid Courses Summer Hybrid Academy 70 attendees to date Courses being offered every semester Continuous growth Classroom Scheduling Working with Registrars Office to develop & deploy guidance. Guidelines and forms on Registrars website
The Office of Information Technology Faculty Instructional Tech Lab FIT Lab to open in Spring 12 Hands-on technology Access to Instructional Design/Developer teams Classroom, hybrid, online modes
The Office of Information Technology Board of Regents/UT System Institute for Transformative Learning $50M over two years …competitive grants, matching awards, and awards for leading innovators, as well as through public/private ventures MYEDU.com System-wide agreement …provide enhanced access to online data including academic course, grade history, and degree information
The Office of Information Technology Questions? Contact: Rob Robinson 458-5868 firstname.lastname@example.org
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