Feb. 1 – Collaborate Web Conferencing Maintenance

On Friday, Feb. 1 between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. CST, Blackboard will be conducting maintenance on the data center that hosts Blackboard Collaborate. Users should be aware that intermittent connectivity is possible during this infrastructure maintenance window.

TurningPoint Server Maintenance – December 29-30

TurningPoint will be performing scheduled maintenance on all TurningPoint servers starting on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 10 p.m. and continuing until Dec. 30 at 1 a.m. CST.  While this is happening, TurningPoint will be down and you will not be able to run a session or access your account.

2019 Faculty Technology Showcase: Call for Nominations

The 2019 Faculty Technology Showcase will be held on Friday, February 22nd in room A232 Gordon Palmer Hall. The call for nominations is now open!

The goal of the Faculty Technology Showcase is to provide an opportunity for our community to share with one another how technology is being used across campus. Please nominate your colleagues who incorporate technology in both innovative and practical ways that enhance teaching and learning, assist with research, and/or increase professional productivity. You are welcome to nominate yourself as well.

Presentations will be in the form of electronic poster sessions that will last approximately 50 minutes each. More information about previous showcases can be found at http://frc.ua.edu/faculty-technology-showcase/.

There are two ways to submit the names and email addresses for those you would like to nominate.  You can complete this brief Qualtrics survey or you can send the names and email addresses to frc@ua.edu. Please submit nominations by Wednesday, November 28, 2018.

Contact FRC Instructional Technology Support Specialist Mo Fiorella (mo.fiorella@ua.edu or 205-348-9941) if you have questions about the nomination process.

Tegrity Service Disruption – Nov. 5

There was a disruption to the Tegrity service between the hours of 8:45 and 10:45 PM CST. During this time, users were unable to access their Tegrity instance and would receive an error when uploading recordings.

Service was restored around 10:45 PM CST.