Recognizing Data Privacy Day

Posted on: January 28, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, In the News
data privacy day January 28

How many times have you started an online account and took the time to read through the privacy settings? If not, do you really know how your personal information is used, collected or shared through your favorite apps and online platforms? Data Privacy Day aims to change how all users think about privacy and protection. Observed internationally …

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What to expect with this week’s Moodle upgrade

Posted on: December 19, 2018 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Technology@Elon, In the News, Moodle
elon moodle upgrade December 21

This Friday, from 6 a.m.-10 a.m., Elon will upgrade to Moodle version 3.5. During this time Moodle will be unavailable to all users. All existing Moodle course data will be backed up and restored during the upgrade. This mandatory vendor upgrade will update existing features, introduce minor look and feel changes, and provide users with a few …

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Virtual tables at Job and Internship Expo broaden horizons for students

Posted on: September 19, 2018 | By: Elizabeth Kirkhorn | Filed under: Technology@Elon, In the News
Student on a virtual video conference call

For the fifth consecutive year, Elon Information Technology (IT) supported the Student Professional Development Center by providing “virtual tables” to the Job and Internship Expo. Using the video chat software WebEx, these virtual tables connect potential employers who cannot be physically present with interested students.

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Stefanie Poe receives Acorn Accolade

Posted on: August 17, 2016 | By: Jessica Gore | Filed under: Technology@Elon, Announcements, In the News

Stefanie Poe, Campus Technology Support Lead for Elon, is the July recipient of the Acorn Accolade. This award is given to an outstanding member of Elon’s Instructional and Campus Technologies team each month. Stefanie Poe has been an integral part of Elon’s technological development for the past two decades, and continues to push our institution forward while …

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March Acorn Accolade awarded to programmer Terrance Copling

Posted on: March 10, 2016 | By: Maria Temming | Filed under: Technology@Elon, In the News
Picture of Terrance

Terrance Copling received this month’s Acorn Accolade—an award that recognizes Instructional and Campus Technologies (I&CT) employees for their exemplary service to Elon University. Copling has been a programmer in Elon’s Administrative Computing department for nearly three years, and has made significant contributions to several projects. See the full story here.

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CIO Waters accepts leadership position with national IT organization

Posted on: July 7, 2014 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Technology@Elon, In the News
Christopher Waters headshot

Christopher Waters, CIO at Elon University, was recently appointed to a one-year term as Director-at-Large for the Association for Communication and Information Professionals. His appointment came during the association’s annual conference, held this year in Dallas, Texas, where he was already giving a presentation on managing information technology in higher education. This opportunity will give …

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Teaching Courses Online: Myth vs. Reality

Posted on: February 28, 2012 | By: Laura Van Drie | Filed under: Technology@Elon, Teaching and Learning, In the News
Mythbusters logo

  Cheri Crabb and Ben McFadyen, academic technology consultants in Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT), and Victoria Shropshire, an English instructor, led a “myth-busting” session about teaching online courses at the Lilly South Conference in Greensboro earlier this month. Their session addressed some of the common questions and concerns that faculty have in teaching online, provided guidance …

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Elon’s outstanding classroom technology featured in EdTech magazine

Posted on: September 1, 2010 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Technology@Elon, Teaching and Learning, In the News

EdTech, a magazine focused on technology applications in education, features Elon University in its September/October edition. The article, titled “Building the Smarter Classroom,” says that Elon is “taking instructional technology to the next level,” with “pioneering collaborative classrooms and teaching students real-world skills.” EdTech notes that about 200 of Elon’s classrooms are equipped with technology beyond …

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TLT hosts annual CCUMC conference

Posted on: October 26, 2009 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Technology@Elon, Events, In the News

Elon University Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) hosted the annual Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC) conference held October 15-19, 2009. The 750 members of CCUMC represent higher education institutions of varying sizes that provide media/instructional technology-related support services, as well as companies providing related products. TLT staff members Mel Byerley and Scott …

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TLT supports Summer Online

Posted on: August 26, 2009 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Technology@Elon, In the News
JULY 30 -- Frances Ward-Johnson, Associate Professor - Communications, photographed with students in a computer lab in McEwen Communications Building for the 2009 provost report . (Grant Halverson)

Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) collaborated with Frances Ward-Johnson to create her first Elon summer online course, titled African Americans and Mass Media. Through participation in online course design working groups, discussions with faculty instructional consultants and taking to heart words of wisdom from veteran online faculty; Frances created a stellar course which has …

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