News & Updates from OIT Tech Prep

RSS News & Updates for Instructors from UCI TechPrep

  • Remote Teaching Webinar Series July 28, 2020
    The Division of Teaching Excellence in Innovation (DTEI) Support Team will host several training webinars in July to help instructors prepare for virtual instruction, covering topics on student engagement, Zoom, Canvas and Yuja use for teaching. Please register to attend. Tuesday, 7/28, 3 – 4:30 PMEngaging Students Remotely with Digital Active Learning Strategies Wednesday, 7/28,… […]
  • Avoiding Caller ID Spoofing Scams July 7, 2020
    Caller ID spoofing is when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display in order to disguise their identity. The number that displays on your Caller ID may look as though it’s coming from a government agency, business, or even someone in your contacts list in an attempt to trick you… […]
  • Distance Learning Privacy Advisory June 22, 2020
    UCI Community, When the University of California, Irvine (UCI) suspended face-to-face instruction and quickly switched to distance learning in response to a global pandemic, we increased use of teleconferencing and virtual meeting platforms to deliver course content. This privacy advisory informs users accessing UCI courses from outside of the United States that local privacy or… […]
  • Critical Updates to UCI Zoom Scheduled for June 19, 2020 June 18, 2020
    On Friday, June 19, UCI will be releasing a series of enhanced features which may affect your meetings. Please review the below updates and contact if you have any questions. Continue Reading Critical Updates to UCI Zoom Scheduled for June 19, 2020
  • Choosing the Right Cloud Storage June 12, 2020
    There are a variety of cloud storage solutions trying to get your attention — and your data.  This guide is to help you choose the right ones that will protect you and the university.  There are two cloud storage providers under enterprise contracts with UCI.  An enterprise contract obligates a service provider (such as Google… […]

News & Updates from OVPTL and OIT

Communication with Students

May 15, 2020

Dear Faculty – As we move closer to finals during this quarter, I encourage everyone to take a few moments to do some additional check-ins with your students. For many students, the stay at home rules have gone longer than expected, and the impact of the pandemic on themselves, family members, and close friends has…

Using Canvas Quizzes webinars

April 28, 2020

Come learn how to deliver online assessments using Canvas Quizzes at the Using Canvas Quizzes webinars hosted by the EEE team in the Office of Information Technology. Three workshops will be offered: Thursday, 4/30 at 10am Monday, 5/4 at 2pm Wednesday, 5/6 at 1pm Learn more, including accessing the webinars →

Canvas course space storage increased to 2GB

April 23, 2020

To better meet the needs of instructors, all Canvas course spaces now have 2GB of available storage. As a reminder, it is recommended that lecture recordings are uploaded to YuJa within Canvas, as these won’t count toward your course space’s storage capacity.

Digital Learning Institute Opportunity (Zotmail)

April 20, 2020

Dear Faculty, We hope this message finds you are safe and healthy. In response to the growing interest in digital learning and teaching with technologies, the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI), in partnership with the Online Learning Research Center at the UCI School of Education, is launching a faculty development program – the…

Use of classrooms for remote teaching (Zotmail)

April 5, 2020

Dear Colleagues, Thank you to everyone for providing us with the information we needed to schedule classrooms for the rest of the quarter. This is a quick update on the status of this effort. As noted in previous campus emails, all campus buildings were locked on April 3rd. Faculty and TAs who requested continued access…