Embracing Open Space Technology at 2014 IT UnMeeting http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/02/24/unmeeting2014.html en-us Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:57:48 EST Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:57:48 EST 5 Teaching Practices & Technology Platforms http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2015/01/19/teaching-practices---technology-platforms.html Many of the teaching and learning technologies being used or considered by a large number of U.S. colleges are offered at NYU; additionally, several of these services have already been integrated with NYU Classes, the University’s central learning management system. The University continues to expand the breadth of academic technologies available to support technology enhanced education, including an enhanced service model for instructional technology support designed to raise awareness about the services available to faculty, while also fostering collaboration across schools and departments. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:30:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2015/01/19/teaching-practices---technology-platforms.html NYU Classes Upgrade During Winter Recess http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/12/03/nyu-classes-upgrade.html The NYU Classes Team is pleased to announce that, during Winter Recess 2014, NYU Classes will be upgraded to the most recent release of its underlying software, Sakai. This upgrade will provide our users with an updated, cleaner user interface, as well as functional enhancements to a number of existing tools. Together, the features of this upgrade will provide an improved user experience for the NYU community. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 11:30:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/12/03/nyu-classes-upgrade.html NYU Tries to "Hack" Ebola http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/12/02/nyu-tries-to--hack--ebola.html Members of the NYU community came together to see if their creative thinking could help “hack” the Ebola outbreak and provide government leaders and health professionals with new solutions for containing the disease’s spread. This hackathon was organized by The Greenhouse and the Design Tinkering Club at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in response to the challenge issued by USAID in conjunction with the open innovation platform OpenIDEO. Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:15:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/12/02/nyu-tries-to--hack--ebola.html NYU Tries to "Hack" Ebola http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/12/02/nyu-tries-to--hack--ebola1.html In early November of 2014, members of the NYU community came together to see if their creative thinking could help “hack” the Ebola outbreak and provide government leaders and health professionals with new solutions for containing the disease’s spread. This hackathon was organized by The Greenhouse and the Design Tinkering Club at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in response to the challenge issued by USAID and the open innovation platform OpenIDEO. Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:15:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/12/02/nyu-tries-to--hack--ebola1.html Geographic Information Systems: Mapping Data http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/10/27/geographic-information-systems--mapping-data.html The availability of “big data,” allows us to capture and contextualize information, and then draw conclusions in ways that were never available in the past. We now have the tools to combine and analyze large, disparate data sets in order to make the data more useful. One very effective and popular way to do this is through Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:45:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/publications/connect-information-technology/2014/10/27/geographic-information-systems--mapping-data.html