Monthly Archives: March 2010

March 2010 update from the CIO

Hello everyone, One of the pieces of feedback that we’ve received in recent months was a request to improve the level of  communication about “what is going on” at CIS.  “We know you’re doing lots of things”, one person said, “but we don’t have a good way of following it”.   We received this feedback […]

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HMC IT Strategy document available

In Fall 2009 we released the more or less final version of the HMC Information Technology Strategy Document.  It is available at http://www5.hmc.edu/draft91/ I presented the document to two committees of the Board in September and to all of the Trustees at the Saddle Rock retreat in November.   I have also been giving copies to […]

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Pilot Programs in Educational Technology and Media Services

EdTechMed is conducting two pilot programs this spring. At the beginning of the spring semester we purchased a new set of 200 iClickers and 4 rolling cases. Clickers, also known as Personal Response Systems, have been used in the classroom by several faculty to assess student understanding of the topics being discussed, to gauge the […]

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“A Bite of Learning”

“A Bite of Learning” is a new series sponsored jointly by CIS and Honnold Library. It takes place every Tuesday at lunchtime in the Aviation Room in the Hoch Shanahan Dining Commons. Jezmynne Dene and I conceived the series as a way to share topics of interest with the Claremont community in an informal lunch […]

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Jeho Park Joins CIS

Jeho Park joined CIS in the Educational Technology and Media Services Group in January. Jeho is our new Scientific Computing Specialist, a new position in the CIS department. Jeho has a PH.D. in Engineering and Industrial Applied Mathematics from Claremont Graduate University. Most recently he was a lecturer at California State University, Long Beach. Jeho […]

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Update on the Learning Studio

The Educational Technology and Media Services Group may be new, but we’ve been busy with lots of projects! Our biggest ongoing project is the new Learning Studio on the first floor of Sprague. This project started out as a remodeling of the Mac and PC labs in the basement of the Parsons building after CIS […]

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