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September 2013 


A new semester is beginning and we have seen and anticipate more changes both inside and outside the classrooms! Read on to see the changes LTS has made over the summer and/or planned for the semester.


In this installment of LTS News . . .

Short Takes
What does LTS have in store for the UW-Eau Claire campus this semester? Find out details about identity finder software, the new D2L feature "rubrics," department digital upgrades that are in process, how the UWEC Application Catalog can be used to install software on your office computer, getting UWEC dates on your calendar, and what to do now that student people pages are no longer supported.

NEW!  Blugold Insider

Find out what that new Blugold Insider link gives you and clarify the difference between Blugold Insider and MyBlugold CampS.

Microsoft Office 2013
Learn about the upgrade of campus computers to Office 2013 as well as how to get Microsoft software on your personal computer for free!

Adobe Creative Suite Licensing Changes
Are you interested in getting the Adobe Creative Suite on your office computer? If so, you will need to know these important developments.

New UWEC Mobile App
Check out the options on the UWEC mobile app, downloadable for free on most cellphones!

Increased Phishing Attacks
Learn the common signs of email phishing attacks.

Active Learning Classrooms
Learn about the collaboration between LTS and CETL to create active learning rooms on campus. Active learning is an approach to instruction in which students engage with the material they study through reading, writing, talking, listening, and reflecting.

Learning Technology Updates
Discover what's new this semester in learning technology, including a case-based online learning pilot group, an advanced Camtasia group, digital badges exploration, and handwriting digitization options.