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Winter 2016

Issue 62, Winter 2016  This issue of the ATUS News contains information about the new ATUS Director, a TechSmith Relay upgrade, the new Digital Media Center, a new Help Desk Customer Service Portal, Office 365 collaboration improvements, software updates for Microsoft Office, Qualtrics Research Suite, and Adobe Creative Cloud, and a welcome to two new ATUS employees.

Fall 2015

Issue 61, Fall 2015 Please read this issue of the ATUS News for timely information about upcoming technology changes and resources, including 3D printing in the STC, WordPress on campus, Windows upgrades in some classrooms and labs, Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office updates, benefits of Office_365 groups, and a new role for Kevin Dixey.

Spring 2015

Issue 60, Spring 2015   Please read this issue for important technology updates including the CIIA Showcase, actions to take before leaving for summer, Windows 8.1 in computer labs, Canvas sites for Majors, exciting new Office 365 features, SPSS & Adobe software updates, new ATUS employees, and photos from a very informative Tech Tonic event. 

Winter 2015

Please read this issue for important and timely technology-related updates including new Office 365 features, announcement of Tech Tonic 2015, new Canvas mobile apps, software updates including a free academic program for AutoCAD software, a new mobile device charging station in the STC, CIIA Innovative Teaching Showcase featured faculty and two new ATUS staff members. 

Fall 2014

Please read this issue for important and timely technical updates including a new Office 365 login procedure, Innovative Teaching Showcase nominations and upgrades, a variety of software updates, a new Help Desk service ticket system, Educause faculty IT survey results, ATUS staff kudos and updates. Happy Holidays!

Spring 2014

Issue 57, Spring 2014 Please read this issue for important technology updates including the CIIA Showcase, Microsoft Office 365, Adobe Creative Cloud, Lab Requests for Summer and Fall, New Canvas Draft State, upgrades to student use areas, digital badges, Camtasia Relay, end of Blackboard services, and actions to take if you are leaving for summer. 


Winter 2014

Issue 56, Winter 2014 Please read this issue for important technology updates including a faculty technology survey, opportunity for a summer technology grant, upcoming changes to email and other communication tools, the end of Blackboard archives, Tech Tonic 2014, the Innovative Teaching Showcase on Blended Learning, ATUS Staff Updates, and more.

Fall 2013

Issue 55, Fall 2013 Read this issue for information about the NWACC award for Innovation in Education Technologies, new STC equipment, charging stations for mobile devices, required Windows XP replacement, recommended Java upgrades, a book review for web developers and software changes including Microsoft Lync, the Microsoft Home Use Program, Apple Mavericks, and new LyndaPro Online Training and more. 

 Wishing you happy holidays from ATUS!  

Winter 2013

Issue 53, Winter 2013     This issue contains information about the conversion to Canvas from Blackboard, Tech Tonic 2013 and other technology updates that impact teaching and learning at WWU. 

Fall 2012

This is Issue 52, Fall 2012. This is our first issue in the new Drupal-based format. We will be tweaking this as time goes on, please send us your comments!

Spring 2013

Issue 54, Spring 2013 This issue contains information about the conversion to Canvas from Blackboard, Microsoft software for students, faculty & staff, the 2013 Innovative Teaching Showcase, Web Services Updates, Adobe software license changes, new computer monitors, and other technology updates to consider if you are leaving for the summer.