Monthly Archives: December 2012

December 2012 Update from the CIO

This is the final update from the CIO for 2012. Getting ready for the TLB. That shiny new building will be ours in a mere 203 days.  CIS is working hard on preparations for our part in getting a building like this open. The things we are working on include: Network within the building Campus […]

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The value of honest feedback

We request feedback in many ways.  One of them is via the surveys that are sent out when we close a ticket in Footprints, our service request management system. Over the past year, we’ve seen a definite increase in the number of people who are filling out those surveys. Whenever we receive feedback, I ask […]

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Take a book, leave a book

Last month the CIS management team met with our student staff to gather feedback about our services. One of the ideas that came out of the meeting was to start a “Take a Book/Leave a Book” lending library in the Learning Studio so that students could have access to books to browse and read (and […]

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CIS Holiday Closure Arrangements

During the winter campus closure, from Saturday December 22 through Tuesday, January 1, CIS services will be reduced (we reopen on Wednesday January 2nd). The Help Desk and all other areas of CIS will be closed throughout the holiday and, for the most part, CIS staff will not be working. However, the servers and other machines […]

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Spring 2013 Schedule for A Bite of Learning

The schedule for the Spring 2013 A Bite of Learning series has been finalized. We’re looking forward to a great series of talks by speakers both from HMC and from outside the campus. For example, Jane Manning, Manager of Online Course Production and Platforms from the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning at […]

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Recent Changes to Sakai at The Claremont Colleges

Our new Sakai administrator at Pomona, Sanghyun Jeon, has gotten off to a roaring start. After familiarizing herself with The Claremont Colleges’ installation of Sakai and with our policies and procedures, she has begun working on the long list of fixes and new features that the Sakai Administration Team has been compiling. One important change […]

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