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UITS Monitor: Gain your Career EDGE

Monitor newsletter Apr 21, 2022
Gain your Career EDGE. IU's free online career course.

UITS news for April 21, 2022

Gain your career EDGE

IU’s free online course helps you chart your career path.

Build a foundation for your future career path by checking out Career EDGE, a set of online Canvas modules that supplement the resources offered by IU’s career centers and staff. The content has been recently updated to meet the evolving needs of students and the job market. Even if you took it before, it’s time to check it out again. No matter what stage of career development you’re in, Career EDGE is for you.

Complete the 12 modules in any order that works for you. Whether you’re exploring your options, know what you want and need help figuring out how to get there, or are getting ready to graduate, Career EDGE can help you:

  • Explore your options
  • Build your career
  • Land a job

Find out more about Career EDGE

How do lies spread on social media and why do people believe them?

IU Bloomington to offer Social Media Manipulation course in fall 2022.

Disinformation. Fake news. Social bots. Echo chambers. Conspiracy theories. All of those things happened and more during recent elections and with COVID-19. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine shows how misinformation on social media is exploited during wartime.

Are you curious about:

  • What makes technology vulnerable to manipulation?
  • How do algorithms affect what you see?
  • How can media literacy help you navigate social media?

To learn more, sign up for Social Media Manipulation, a new course that will be offered in fall 2022.

Find out more about the social media course

Reduce the high performance computing learning curve

See the UITS Research Technologies video.

Do you need to use high performance computing for class projects or in a research setting, but you are unaccustomed to Unix-like command-line environments? UITS Research Technologies developed the Research Desktop (RED) to help reduce the learning curve for users with little or no command-line experience.

Watch this short video to learn more about RED

Visit Design Corner at April 7 First Thursdays

Find the UITS display at the Design Corner.

Learn about top IU designer projects and experience the intersection of technology and creativity at the April 7 IU Bloomington First Thursdays Design Corner. 

Visit the UITS display at the Design Corner and find out about services available to students and faculty. Speak with staff, do some puzzles, and win some prizes. Highlights of the UITS exhibit will be:

  • VR demos
  • 3D printing
  • Tech puzzles
  • Prize wheel
  • IU eTexts
  • IT Training
  • UITS job opportunities

Learn more about First Thursdays

Upcoming faculty requested training

Virtual training available in April on video learning, Teams, and more.

Recent listening sessions with faculty at IUPUI and IU Bloomington have prompted the addition of the following webinars from UITS Learning Technologies. Register today.

Check out UITS IT Training

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