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Attendance Tracking Scanners for UM Classrooms

Posted on: January 16th, 2013 by Deetra Wiley

The Class Attendance Guidelines Policy discusses the importance of attendance relative to learning.  Instructors are asked to report cases of freshman students missing three or more class periods as part of the Freshman Attendance-Based Initiative (FABI) program.   The Academic Support Center follows up on these cases to connect students with resources.  Yet, taking attendance for large […]

Box Storage and Collaboration Service Goes Live

Posted on: December 1st, 2012 by

The Office of Information Technology (IT) is pleased to announce the availability of Box storage and collaboration service to University of Mississippi (UM) faculty, staff and students. As a member of Internet2, UM is able to take advantage of the Box storage service and special pricing offered through the Internet2 NET+ partnership program. The Net+ Box offering […]

Higher Education Meets eBay: An Online Marketplace for Course Notes

Posted on: April 23rd, 2012 by

Instructors and students have been sharing course materials online for over fifteen years.  In the early years of the Internet and web browsers, instructors posted course materials on a personal web page or a file transfer (ftp) site.  In recent years, web-based learning management systems have replaced these personal course web pages.  Products such as […]

Classroom Technology 2010

Posted on: August 20th, 2010 by Johnny Price

Classroom Technology has been on the move!   This year,  6 new rooms were added in Old Chemistry, including one full multimedia classroom and 5 wall plate/projector classrooms.  There were 4 classrooms added in the new Guyton Annex with lecterns, desktop computers and Extron controls.  In connection with the North Residential College, two new full lectern classrooms were also […]