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Archive for 2018

4/3 Tech Talk: Building a Course with Emerging Technologies

Posted March 27, 2018

This semester, Educational Technology Services staff is offering a Praxis Fieldwork Seminar on Exploring Museum Applications of Augmented and Virtual Reality. The classroom component of the course focuses on how digital technologies are shaping the work of museums and other cultural institutions and the scholarship of museum studies. This is complemented by a hands-on fieldwork […]

New Phones Have Arrived!

Posted March 27, 2018

The College’s new phone system – including servers, system hardware, and all desk phones – has arrived on campus! Installation will begin in April and continue through May. Pictured here is the standard desk phone that most employees will receive. Want a preview? Take a look at the brochure and quick reference guide. Stay tuned for […]

Updated: Phone System Unavailable 3/27 6-7am

Posted March 23, 2018

Updated 3/27 10:45 a.m.: This morning’s phone system work (moving and removing existing hardware) went smoothly. No system restart was required. The College’s telephone system has been operating normally all morning; no downtime was necessary.   The College’s telephone system will be unavailable on Tuesday, March 27 from 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. LITS will […]

New College Phone System Launches June 11

Posted March 19, 2018

As you may know, LITS will be replacing the College’s 25+ year-old telephone system this spring. We will be making this change on the weekend of June 8-10, 2018. During this time, the College’s phone service will be unavailable. Beginning June 11, you will use your new phone and interact with the new phone system. […]

Web Site Responsiveness between 2-3pm today (3/16/2018)

Posted March 16, 2018

The campus web site may have a handful of moments between 2-3pm today were it is not as responsive as usual.  We are conducting tests to address a caching issue.  Please contact the Help Desk with questions:  help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440.

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted March 14, 2018

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.  

3/13 Tech Talk: Perspectives on Universal Design for Learning

Posted March 12, 2018

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that guides the creation of flexible learning environments that are accessible to all learners. In this Tech Talk, Bi-Co community members will discuss steps they have taken to incorporate UDL principles into various teaching contexts and increase access for a wide variety of learners. This panel will […]

Change to Laser Printers (does not affect copiers) 3/12

Posted March 9, 2018

On Monday, March 12th an automated process is scheduled to run that will make updates to campus laser printers. This change does not affect any of the copiers – it only pertains to network printers. This change should not impact you. However, on occasion individuals may find that they are unable to print to a […]

3/13 Tech Talk: Perspectives on Universal Design for Learning

Posted March 6, 2018

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that guides the creation of flexible learning environments that are accessible to all learners. In this Tech Talk, Bi-Co community members will discuss steps they have taken to incorporate UDL principles into various teaching contexts and increase access for a wide variety of learners. This panel will […]

Resolved: BIONIC Unavailable

Posted March 1, 2018

Update 7:45 a.m. BIONIC and all PeopleSoft functions are now available. ___ BIONIC and all PeopleSoft functions are currently unavailable. LITS is working as quickly as possible to address the issue. At this time it is unknown how long this work will take. Updates will be posted to the LITS Blog as more information becomes available. Contact the […]

Staff Development Day (3/14) Schedule Announced!

Posted February 28, 2018

All BMC staff are warmly invited to attend the 5th annual Staff Development Day, sponsored by LITS and the Staff Association. This event is an afternoon geared towards staff members’ professional and personal development. Spend a part of Spring Break gaining new skills and sharing knowledge with your colleagues! When: Wednesday, March 14th from 12 […]

Skype for Business on the go!

Posted February 26, 2018

Between streaming TV and movies, taking amazing photos, and catching Pokemon, there isn’t much you can’t do on your mobile devices these days. Add using Skype for Business’ IM, audio, and video capabilities to that list. The Skype for Business mobile app is a free and handy tool for helping you stay connected with colleagues […]

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