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Adobe Connect

Description:  The University of Memphis offers a web conferencing service from Adobe Connect, locally branded as umMeet. The service allows classes/groups to meet synchronously online at the same time or in subgroups, either way with up to 100 participants.

AskTOM

Description:  A searchable database of questions about all aspects of the University of Memphis.

 

 

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Buckley/FERPA

Description: Information pertaining to the laws of privacy regarding student information.



 

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Clickers: Personal Response System

Description:  Remote type devices which students can use to respond to questions presented during a class session.

CMS

Description:  "Course Management System"the software available to every course on the UoM campus. It is used to share class materials.

Course Redesign Fellowship

Description:  Summer fellowship aimed at redesigning classes with retention problems.

 

 

 

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D2L

Description:  "Desire2Learn" The brand name of the current software available to every course on the UoM campus. It is used to share class materials.

Desire2Learn

Description:  "Desire2Learn" The brand name of the current software available to every course on the UoM campus. It is used to share class materials.


Desire2Learn v10.3 Highlights

Description: Desire2Learn version 10.3 changes and updates


Department Aides for eCourseware

Description:  The Department Aide role has been created as an option for departments who wish to have more local control and immediate servicing of their faculty's needs as they teach with eCourseware.

Downtimes/ Alerts

Description:  "IT Impact Reports" The site used to report pending or current issues with IT services on campus.



 

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eCampus

Description:  Site specific to completely online courses available from UoM.


eCourseware Copy Course Components

Description:  Instructions and information on how to copy course materials from one semester to another.


eCourseware D2L 10.3.1 Upgrade Changes

Description:  Significant Changes to D2L with Upgrade. 


eCourseware Department Aides

Description:  The Department Aide role has been created as an option for departments who wish to have more local control and immediate servicing of their faculty's needs as they teach with eCourseware.

eCourseware Faculty Getting Started Guide

Description: A getting started guide for the common tools Faculty use in eCourseware


eCourseware Faculty Help Guides

Description:  Faculty specific basic guides for eCourseware tools.


eCourseware Student Help Guides

Description:  Student specific basic guides for eCourseware tools.


eCourseware My Courses Search

Description:  Information about the MyHome page, when you have a search box instead of a list. Only for faculty with access to more than 50 classes total.


eCourseware Roles and Permissions Chart

Description:  Information about each of the roles within eCourseware.


Educause

Description: EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.


Eduventures

Description:  Eduventures is the industry leader in research and consulting for higher education.


Emergency Text

Description:  Service provided by UoM to alert students, faculty, staff, public of emergency situations on campus.

 

Engaging the Student Series

Description:  This is a Faculty series centering around online learning and new methods to introduce into teaching on-ground and online teaching.  Past sessions are archived.

 

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Faculty Senate

Description:  The primary vehicle for faculty participation in university governance.


FERPA

Description:  Information pertaining to the laws of privacy regarding student information.

 

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Gartner Research

Description:  Gartner delivers technology research to global technology business leaders to make informed decisions on key initiatives.UoM is a subscriber to the reports generated by this firm.

 

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Helpdesk

Description:  University's helpdesk website.

 

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iAM

Description:  Identity management. Site used to change password, or edit personal preferences on UoM email settings.

IDT Studio

Description:  The Studio is an entrepreneurial service-oriented business, producing products and experiences related to e-learning, instructional design, and educational technology.

ITS Resources List

Description:  Comprehensive list of services supported by Information Technology Services on campus.

ITIR

Description:  "IT Impact Reports" The site used to report pending or current issues with IT services on campus.

iTunesU

Description:  iTunes U is available for faculty to design complete courses with audio,video, and other content and distribute them through the iTunes U app and/or through eCourseware.

 

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[No entries for the letter J]

 

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Learning Curve

Description:  Access to training and registration for classes through the HR department.

Live@edu

Description:  The University of Memphis uses the "cloud-based" Microsoft Outlook Live (Live@edu) email system.

LSP Contact List

Description:  LSP directory

 

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McGraw-Hill Integration with eCourseware

Description: Instructor guide for pairing McGraw-Hill Campus with an eCourseware (Desire2Learn) course.

myMemphis

Description:  Portal for The University of Memphis

 

 

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Network Services

Description:  Network Services / Telecommunications job is to keep the University's voice, data and video networks running and secure.

 

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Outlook

Description: The University of Memphis uses the "cloud-based" Microsoft Outlook Live (Live@edu) email system.

 

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Podcast Central

Description: Podcast Central is a repository for audio and other media files.

Portal

Description:  The myMemphis Web portal is the University's single access point to most web-based services and information.

 

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Description: Online, web-based survey service that is available to all faculty, students, and staff.

 

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Recommended Teaching and Learning Tools List

Description:  A filtered and organized list of "Recommended Teaching and Learning Tools".

Respondus LockDown Browser-Faculty

Description:  a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Desire2Learn (eCourseware). When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading. Available for both Windows and Mac.

Respondus LockDown Browser-Student

Description:  a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Desire2Learn (eCourseware). When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading. Available for both Windows and Mac.

Respondus/Studymate

Description:  A Windows-based authoring tool that enables instructors to create learning activities that students access within online courses or anywhere on the Internet.

 

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Smart classrooms

Description:  Technology resource locator of classrooms outfitted with projector screens and computers or hookups for computers. Can be scheduled for classes.

SoftChalk

Description:  the leading provider of content authoring software for educators in K-12, colleges, universities and medical programs. With SoftChalk, educators can create professional, engaging, learning content quickly and easily, which enhances their teaching and improves the learning experience for their students.

Software Request

Description:  UoM site for ordering software. Available for Faculty and Staff only.

Survey Tool: Qualtrics

Description: Online, web-based survey service that is available to all faculty, students, and staff.

 

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TigerLAN

Description:  TigerLAN is a group of networked computer labs.

TigerText

Description:  Service provided by UoM to alert students, faculty, staff, public of emergency situations on campus.

TLAC

Description:  The Teaching and Learning Technologies Advisory Committee advises the campus on technologies and issues related to teaching and learning.

TurnItIn: Academic Integrity Software

Description:  Online academic integrity software that helps to promote originality in student work, improve student writing and research skills, encourage collaborative learning, and save valuable instructor time.

Turning Technologies (Clickers)

Description:  Remote type devices which students can use to respond to questions presented during a class session.

 

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umDrive

Description:  umDrive is a web-based file sharing service that gives you a personal place to store papers, assignments, projects, and other files.

umMeet

Description:  University sponsored web conferencing tool with Adobe Connect.

umWiki

Description:  University-supported wiki service for faculty, staff, and students.

User ID/ Username/ UUID

Description:  the username shared among various university services. Your UUID forms your e-mail address as follows: UUID@memphis.edu.

 

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VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Description:  The University of Memphis Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides secure access to restricted University data on any off-campus computer.

 

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Wireless Access

Description:  Wireless access to the internet is available in most buildings and outdoor spaces on campus.

 

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