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IMPERSONATION AND PHISHING ATTACKS

One of the most frequent and effective techniques that an attacker uses is through social engineering.  Social engineering attempts to trick a user into doing something that they should not do, such as revealing sensitive information or processing an unauthorized… Continue Reading →

ADDITIONAL ITS UPDATES

We are proud of the work and improvements completed by each of our ITS teams on a regular basis.  Much of their work happens behind the scenes and may not always make it to the list below, but it is… Continue Reading →

STUDENT TECHNOLOGY FEE DATES

Pace University assesses a Technology Fee to ensure students have access to the latest instructional technology resources available. The fee is earmarked for instructional technologies to keep Pace up to date with the technology needed for today’s teaching and learning… Continue Reading →

UPCOMING RESPONDUS WEBINAR DATES

Respondus Monitor, the online tool which allows instructors to create take-home or face-to-face exams that require locking down access to the Internet or other resources, is offering several instructional webinars. This comprehensive training is intended for instructors who plan to… Continue Reading →

CAN’T GET TO CLASS? PLAN AHEAD

There are many ways to continue teaching or make up missing class time when you can’t be there in person due to planned absences (e.g., conferences) or last-minute (e.g., bad weather, illness) situations. You can engage with your students synchronously… Continue Reading →

LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REVIEW

A review process of our Learning Management System has started based on our poor experience with Blackboard’s new Ultra system, and the likely ending of support for Blackboard Original as the vendor focuses on Ultra. We have identified Brightspace by… Continue Reading →

CLASSROOM UPGRADES

PLEASANTVILLE During winter break, the Educational Media team upgraded the classroom technology in Willcox Hall’s Pecker Lecture Hall. The new upgrade includes a user-friendly touch panel, new ceiling microphones designed to capture clearer recordings, AirMedia for wireless presenting of content,… Continue Reading →

THINKHUB DEMONSTRATION

We are excited to announce the ThinkHub; an interactive, multi-touch tool that enhances collaborative work inside the classroom.  Designed with education and training in mind, this technology supports active learning for groups of all sizes both in-room and remotely.  In… Continue Reading →

ZOOM WEB CONFERENCING

Information Technology Services is considering replacing our current BlueJeans and Blackboard Collaborate tools with Zoom for web conferencing.  Zoom was piloted in the Fall 2019 semester, and many end-users enjoyed its ease of use and reliability, as well as its… Continue Reading →

NEW SMS TEXTING COMMUNICATION CHANNEL

Information Technology Services (ITS) has added a new SMS texting communication channel to share relevant updates with the Pace community and keep you better informed during major system disruptions or outages.  This new method went live in December and will… Continue Reading →

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