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Computer Lab & Classroom Upgrades

Over 40 classrooms were upgraded to include a computer at the instructor’s station. These new computers are a part of our Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) project.
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Technology Headlines


  • A crash course in Syncplicity

    IMG_1739If you haven’t already activated your Syncplicity account, now is the perfect time to do so. The time between summer sessions is perfect for organizing and backing up your work-related data so that you can access it from any device, at any time. If you have already activated your Syncplicity account, there are a variety of features that might not … Continue Reading
  • CIO Waters accepts leadership position with national IT organization

    Christopher Waters headshotChristopher Waters, CIO at Elon University, was recently appointed to a one-year term as Director-at-Large for the Association for Communication and Information Professionals. His appointment came during the association’s annual conference, held this year in Dallas, Texas, where he was already giving a presentation on managing information technology in higher education. This opportunity will give Elon a chance to participate … Continue Reading
  • Android worm, Selfmite, discovered

    Android_Robot_100Android is one of several operating systems such as, Windows and iOS, which runs mostly on mobile devices.  We all know mobile devices are not immune from malware and AdaptiveMobile confirmed last week in a blog post of a worm called Selfmite on Android smartphones.  A worm is a form of malware which replicates itself on different machines, servers, or … Continue Reading
  • Book Review: The Multiplayer Classroom: Designing Coursework as a Game by Lee Sheldon

    Cover - The Multiplayer ClassroomTeaching pharmacology in a physician assistant program means delivering a HUGE quantity of evolving information in a short amount of time. I look for class days where I can decompress material and review. Enter gamification, not a new concept but one relatively recently applied to education. Gamification takes game concepts and applies them to things that aren’t games. If you’ve … Continue Reading
  • Prepare your device for online courses

    Students at laptopTaking an online course during the summer is quite different from your normal run-of-the-mill classroom courses of fall and spring. Even though the first summer session of classes is well underway at Elon, the second summer session of courses is right around the corner. Here are some tips to help students beginning summer classes succeed from the very beginning. Always … Continue Reading

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