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Monitor newsletter Sep 8, 2021
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UITS news for September 8, 2021

Use eduroam

Connect to IU’s default high-speed wireless campus internet.

IU’s default high-speed wireless network, eduroam, is simple, secure, and available at no cost. There are a couple of ways to get connected.

If you need help, contact your IT Pro or campus Support Center.

Even though you may see IU Secure Wi-Fi as an option, it’s best to get connected to eduroam now. IU Secure will retire from all campuses Dec. 22.

For more on connecting to eduroam on all campuses

IU Mobile app now features Kuali Time

Use the app to record your work hours.

You can now clock in and out of your part-time IU job using Kuali Time on your IU Mobile app.

IU Mobile app puts many tools you need in one place, including COVID-19 updates, campus maps, bus routes, class calendar, and CrimsonCard balance.

Stay tuned for more updates to the IU Mobile app.

Check out what the IU Mobile app has to offer

Never forget your coursework again

Download the Boost app, featuring assignment reminders that connect to Canvas.

Manage your workload with Boost, an app designed to help students prioritize assignments. Securely integrated into Canvas, Boost synchronizes with student courses and projects.

Research-backed and future-focused, Boost has helped students do better in school.

For more about Boost, go here

Get to know Jay Gladden

New Learning Technologies VP shares his background, vision, and how he became a Cubs fan.

Jay Gladden, associate vice president of Learning Technologies, joined UITS from IUPUI, where he served as associate vice chancellor for undergraduate education since 2017. Gladden got his Ph.D. in sports management at the University of Massachusetts, eventually becoming associate dean of the business school before joining IUPUI in 2009.

Gladden is dedicated to creating memorable learning moments in the classroom and is a Chicago Cubs fan.

Read more about Jay Gladden’s non-linear career path

Faculty and staff: Help cultivate digital literacy across IU

Attend the inaugural IU Digital Gardener Summit on Oct. 1.

The Digital Gardener Summit will bring together faculty and staff interested in advancing digital literacy. The event, which can be attended in person or virtually, will help you prepare students to enter an increasingly tech-oriented world.  

You’ll hear about the digital literacy work being done across IU campuses, how other universities have developed broad initiatives, and what resources are available to you at IU to support your curriculum and student programming. 

There is no cost to attend, and lunch will be provided for in-person attendees. 

Learn more about digital literacy and register today

Instructors: It’s time to order IU eTexts for spring 2022

Digital course materials save money and prepare students for the first day of class.

The IU eTexts Order Tool is now open for spring 2022. IU eTexts benefit students through significant discounts, Canvas integration before the first day of class, and bursar billing covered by all forms of financial aid. 

In the spring 2021 term, 56 percent of IU students used at least one IU eTexts title, saving them more than $7 million off retail prices. The IU eTexts catalog includes almost 250,000 titles from more than 50 publishers and vendors, at up to 90 percent off retail price.

Go here for the IU eTexts Faculty and Staff Introduction course

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