Monthly Archives: January 2014

Windows XP End-of-Support

January 29, 2014

Every Microsoft Windows product has a lifecycle.  The lifecycle begins when a product is released and ends when it’s no longer supported.  Windows XP will no longer be supported after  April 8th 2014 (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/lifecycle). What this means is after April 8th Microsoft will no longer provide security updates for Windows XP.  All systems on the … Read More

Faculty Lunch-n-Learn Workshop Series for Spring 2014 Announced

January 28, 2014

The Learning Technologies Team is pleased to announce a Spring Semester lineup of workshops for faculty focused on a variety of teaching with technology topics.  The next scheduled workshop held by the Learning Technologies Team will be Innovations in Classroom Technology, on Wednesday, February 5th at 12:30 pm in PML 103.  Feel free to bring … Read More

Winter Break 2013 – An ITS Update

January 17, 2014

Click the infographic to see a summary of the IT winter break projects completed across campus. Web Project:  Click here for more information. Blackboard:  Click here for updated documentation.    

MOREnet Anticipates Needs of Future Technology – Completes Network Equipment Upgrades to be One of Few in the Country.

Truman State University is a member of MOREnet. With the steady rise of streaming content and interactive web services, increased Internet bandwidth is in high demand. This past week, MOREnet completed a series of network equipment upgrades to increase its current infrastructure to support up to 8.8 terabits per second of network traffic in 100 … Read More

ITS Continues Classroom Upgrades

January 13, 2014

In an effort to continually improve the learning experience at Truman, Information Technology Services (ITS) recently converted Baldwin Hall 156 into the University’s newest “smart” classroom. Smart classrooms incorporate multiple technologies, which allow instructors to engage their students more fully with the material presented in class. Common features in C-Level (smart) classrooms include: a SMART … Read More