Monthly Archives: February 2012

Early Decision 2016 students in Schools App

Our early decision students are already in the Schools App on Facebook.  The orientation directors are active there too.  Why not visit and welcome the new members of the class of 2016?

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ETMS at the ELI 2012 Conference

Last week Jeho Park and I both attended the ELI 2012 Conference in Austin, TX. ELI stands for the Educase Learning Initiative and is the educational technology arm of Educause. Their annual conference is an opportunity for educational technologists, librarians, CIOs, faculty, and students to get together and talk about new and emerging technologies, new […]

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2012 Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award

Call for Entries for the 2012 Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award The Sakai Teaching and Learning community is seeking entries for the 5th annual Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) competition. The award recognizes innovation and excellence in technology-supported teaching, academic collaboration, and student engagement. Since the first call for submissions in 2008, educators from […]

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February 2012 update from the CIO

This is the February 2012 update from the CIO, with news about a number of projects. Ultipro CUC switched over to Ultipro for payroll and benefits in late December, in time for the new tax year. Ultipro is Software as a Service (SaaS), delivered over the internet.  Since it is used for processing payroll and […]

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CIS to make more use of Footprints ticket system

Partly as a result of our recent BAO and CIS service initiative CIS has committed to making more effective use of the issue tracking system Numara Footprints.  This system is housed at Pomona College and is used by most of the Claremont Colleges, though each has a separate section in the database. CIS has developed a […]

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Kaltura Pilot in Spring 2012

As you may know, the Educational Technology and Media Services group has been conducting a pilot of a lecture capture system in the Learning Studio Classroom. (You can read the details here.) The piece that’s been missing, however, is an easy and convenient way to upload and distribute the lecture capture videos to the faculty […]

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Spring 2012 A Bite of Learning Series

The Spring 2012 A Bite of Learning series has started off with a bang with two very well-attended presentations. The first was by Prof. David Vosburg from the HMC Chemistry department. Prof. Vosburg spoke about his experiments using an app called AirSketch on his iPad. AirSketch allows an instructor to bring PDF or JPEG files […]

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Working with Professor Kerry Karukstis on Prof S.O.S.

You may have heard or read the news about Professor Kerry Karukstis’ faculty-assistance program called Prof S.O.S., where S.O.S. stands for “student-offered support”.  Essentially, HMC faculty are given an easy way to get student assistance for an occasional or short-term project or task.  You can read more about Prof S.O.S. at:  http://www.hmc.edu/profsos/ Faculty fill out […]

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