LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2015) — The learning management system (LMS) countdown is on: the University of Kentucky is moving from Blackboard to Canvas, and on June 1, 2016, the university will retire Blackboard completely.
Students may find that some of their fall courses are in Canvas while others are in Blackboard. Individual faculty will choose the best for their course this semester, but all courses will be in Canvas by June 1.
Our development team has been hard at work creating new features and making improvements on TurningPoint Cloud and ResponseWare. These features all come from suggestions and requests of our customers. The new release will go live on Sunday, July 19th and will be a required update.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 28, 2015) — An opening reception is set for Jan. 30 to celebrate the Faculty Media Depot and its services for University of Kentucky faculty. UK Analytics and Technologies’ Academic Technology Group (ATG) and the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) are bringing together technology and pedagogy in the depot, nestled away in the Science Library, located in the M.I. King Library.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 9, 2014) — When Ann Christianson wanted to teach her students about using iMovie in her A-E 120 classes, "Pathways to Creativity through the Visual Arts," a UK Core and art education course, they hit a bit of a snag – no Mac labs were available to use during the scheduled class period.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 4, 2014) — University of Kentucky Analytics and Technologies (UKAT) announced today a major expansion of campus licensing for Adobe software, and a new and improved software download website that will make accessing site-licensed software easier than ever before.
The Office of eLearning, part of University of Kentucky Analytics and Technologies, has launched a webpage to consolidate access to a variety of resources to support faculty who integrate technology in teaching and learning. Located at www.uky.edu/elearning, it includes information about course development awards and other funding, opportunities to use new technologies, and sessions for faculty technology training, among other information.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 3, 2014) — CIO magazine has named the University of Kentucky as a recipient of a 2014 CIO 100 Award. The awards program, which began in 1987, recognizes "the top 100 organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology."