Frankfort’s Forgotten Cemetery, Academic Technology Group’s (ATG) first iBook project, has finally hit the iTunes Bookstore! Frankfort’s Forgotten Cemetery is an electronic publication that was repurposed from an existing print project, and has now been updated as an iBook with video, interactive animations and photo galleries.
UKAT Talks Tech presents a hands-on introduction to Qualtrics, a powerful and intuitive tool for online survey creation, distribution, and reporting. This professional-strength software is FREE for all members of the UK community and is an excellent choice for many types of feedback collection, including academic research, request forms, and general surveys.
The myUK feature, on the UKMobile app, is now a separate application available for Android, iPhone and iPod touch. The myUK app provides familiar features including a detailed interactive campus map, course catalog and directory. Users can also view class information, register for classes and make account payments through the myUK app.
One-on-One technology assistance is now available for UK students in the basement of W.T. Young Library. Tech Help at the Hub is staffed with technology experts to answer student questions about account activation, password reset, virus protection assistance, software downloads and more. Additional information about this new student resource is available at www.uky.edu/ukat/help/walkins.
A second round of grant applications will be accepted through October 1, 2013. UK full-time and part-time faculty/instructors are encouraged to apply for these grant opportunities which are funded by the Academic Planning, Analytics and Technologies (APAT) Internal Grant Award Fund. These one year awards were developed to explore the use of an active learning platform and to develop a course integrating LectureTools, an interactive, web-based student response, note-taking and inquiry tool that improves student attentiveness and engagement in lecture.
APAT encourages UK full-time faculty members and senior research staff to apply for the Adaptive and Personalized Learning Integrating High Speed Analytics Grant.
The one year award was developed to help new investigators research programs related to learning and information technology. The award will be $5,000 and last for one year. The deadline for applying for this opportunity is October 15, 2013.
Recent hijacking of campus employee email accounts have led to email spam of over 10,000 addresses per hour. This deluge of spam damages the University's reputation and causes specific sites to reject all mail from @uky.edu. Therefore, as of July 1, 2013, University of Kentucky Exchange users are limited to sending email to 250 recipients in a 24 hour period.