Monthly Archives: August 2021

New Classroom Technologies!

August 18, 2021

New Classroom Control Systems – In 97 classrooms we replaced older classroom control systems (Chumbies) with the new Pixie system.  This compact set of buttons, typically located on the teaching console, works much like your TV remote at home.   Power on/off (for the projector) on the top row; Volume up/down on the bottom row … Read More

Ally Course Content Tool Enables Student Success

During the spring semester we announced a new Blackboard tool that helps make course content more accessible and enables better student engagement with course materials.  Utilizing the experiences of a pilot group and early adopters over the summer, we’re now ready to roll this tool out to all faculty this Fall.  The ITS Learning Technologies … Read More

5 Ghz Only Wireless in the Residence Halls

Earlier this year we announced the plan to upgrade the bandwidth to each residence hall room.  This work was started in the spring semester and finished up over the summer.  Over 1700 new wireless access points were installed across the residence halls on campus, resulting in higher bandwidth speeds for our students.

New Portal and Community Platform

Truman faculty, staff and students have utilized the TruView portal for many years now, but it’s time for an upgraded experience that offers the convenience of email, the engagement of social media, the power of group activities, online access to student, faculty, and employee services, and much more. You can access this site from a … Read More

Getting Help and Reporting Issues – The IT Service Center is Your First Point of Contact

Here’s how to contact the IT Service Center with any technology issue: The IT Service Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Library in room 203.  The Service Center is normally your first call if you are having technical difficulties or would like to request other technology services.  You can walk-in, call-in (x4544), … Read More

New Portal and Community Platform

Truman faculty, staff and students have utilized the TruView portal for many years now, but it’s time for an upgraded experience that offers the convenience of email, the engagement of social media, the power of group activities, online access to student, faculty, and employee services, and much more. You can access this site from a … Read More Read More

Truman Survey Tool Upgrade

We have completed the upgrade of Checkbox Survey from Version 6 to Version 7.  The new user interface is different from the old version, so you may want to familiarize yourself with the new interface. Here are some important points to bring to your attention: The url where you log in to create/manage/edit your surveys … Read More