Information Resources Division


Faculty and staff are encouraged to submit a proposal for either of our two summer institutes. Proposals will be accepted until May 25.

Submit your ideas for upcoming summer institutes

Faculty and staff are encouraged to submit a proposal for either of our two summer institutes. Proposals will be accepted until May 25.

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This week’s Blackboard tip is about the new "student preview" mode that allows faculty to create and impersonate a test student in their course.

Using Blackboard's "Student Preview"

This week’s Blackboard tip is about the new "student preview" mode that allows faculty to create and impersonate a test student in their course.

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Tech Fair 2015 has come and gone but you can still see some of this year's presentations -- and past years, too!

Tech Fair videos are now online

Tech Fair 2015 has come and gone but you can still see some of this year's presentations -- and past years, too!

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SafeAssign is now integrated into the Assignment tool. With this integration, almost all of the regular assignment features are available with SafeAssign.

Use SafeAssign within Blackboard

SafeAssign is now integrated into the Assignment tool. With this integration, almost all of the regular assignment features are available with SafeAssign.

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UIW faculty and staff now have access to Microsoft Office 365. Install the cloud-based version  of Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs and on other mobile devices, including Windows tablets and iPad®.

It's available now; Office 365 for faculty and staff

UIW faculty and staff now have access to Microsoft Office 365. Install the cloud-based version of Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs and on other mobile devices, including Windows tablets and iPad®.

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UIW is providing Microsoft Office to every student free of charge. This means the latest version of the full Office productivity suite. As long as you’re an active student here, you’ll be able to use this software for free. 
To get started click below.

Office 365 - Free for UIW students!

UIW is providing Microsoft Office to every student free of charge. This means the latest version of the full Office productivity suite. As long as you’re an active student here, you’ll be able to use this software for free. To get started click below.

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If you're in a hurry -- and who isn't -- check out our new Computer Labs tracking page. It'll show you how many computers are available and where.

Know before you go: Which lab has computers available

If you're in a hurry -- and who isn't -- check out our new Computer Labs tracking page. It'll show you how many computers are available and where.

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IRD Events

Jun

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Blackboard Guru

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Administration Building, Room 417

Jun

2

Blackboard Guru

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Administration Building, Room 417

Jun

3

Blackboard Guru

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Administration Building, Room 417

Jun

4

Blackboard Guru

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Administration Building, Room 417


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Getting Help

Help Desk:

On-campus @ extension 2721
Locally @ 210-829-2721
Toll-free @ 1-866-614-5043
helpdesk@uiwtx.edu


IRD Directory

Announcements

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Upcoming summer institutes need your ideas

Instructional Technology will be hosting two summer institutes. Seating is limited and participants will be selected by proposal.

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Get creative with the Spring Break Adobe Workshop

Join Michael Clayton and Adela Gott for a three-day symposium on Adobe Acrobat Pro, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

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Sign up for iPad video training

Instructional Technology will host a two-day training session on Oct. 16 & 17.

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Learn how to use Adobe Acrobat Pro

The Department of Instructional Technology trains faculty and administrative staff to learn how to use Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Maintenance and Outages

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Emergency Maintenance: Banner System Upgrades

UPDATE 1:30AM 5/2/15: Emergency Maintenance tasks are complete. All systems are operational. Please contact the Help Desk at 210-829-2721 if you have any issues. Thank you.

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Banner Service Interruption

Update 11:30 AM - Banner INB services have been restored.

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IRD April Maintenance: 4/17-4/18

UPDATE 4/17/15 11:00PM: The IRD April Maintenance is now complete. All systems are operational. Please note that the ECHO 360 upgrade has been postponed until further notice. Please contact the Help Desk at 210-829-2721 if you encounter any issues. Thank you for your assistance in ensuring our systems remain up to date.



2015 Maintenance Schedule:

*Friday 10:00 pm thru Saturday 6:00 am

Jan 16-17
Feb 27-28

Mar 20-21
Apr 17-18
May 15-16
June 19-20

July 17-18
July 31 - Aug 1
Sept 18-19
Oct 16-17
Nov 20-21
Dec 18-19