Month: April 2014

Program to bring iPads into the Classroom

The Addlestone Library, in partnership with Academic Affairs and the Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLT) department, is soliciting proposals for the iPad program to provide members of our campus community access to a technologically rich environment that encourages technology literacy, information literacy and collaborative learning. Project Overview The Library has 35 iPad Airs (the newest…Continue Reading Program to bring iPads into the Classroom

Internet Connectivity Maintenance

SERVICE: Internet Connectivity Maintenance IMPACT: Internet connectivity will remain available, however, internet performance may be temporarily reduced during this maintenance window DATE: Sunday, May 11, 2014 TIME: 5:00PM – 7:00PM OVERVIEW: On Sunday, May 11, at 5:00 PM through 7:00 PM, Network Engineering will conduct maintenance on equipment that connects the College to the Internet….Continue Reading Internet Connectivity Maintenance

FileLocker: Securely Share Files

What is FileLocker? FileLocker is a Web-based application that allows users to securely and temporarily share files. You can access FileLocker from off campus as long as you have an internet connection. FileLocker is available to staff and faculty at the College of Charleston. You may also share files with members of the general public. In…Continue Reading FileLocker: Securely Share Files

OAKS Open House

On your way to the Faculty Celebration next Thursday, April 24th, stop by the Stern Center Room 201 at 3:00 PM to learn about the new features coming to OAKS on May 9th. Instructional technologists, from Teaching, Learning and Technology, will showcase the latest updates and multimedia integrations that can make your classes more engaging….Continue Reading OAKS Open House

Faculty Roundtable Discussion

The Spring 2014 semester served as a pilot for the Classroom iPad Program which gives Faculty the opportunity to provide all students in a course with the same technology device to explore teaching and learning opportunities. In December of 2013 Faculty submitted proposals to request and checkout up to 30 iPads, for a period of…Continue Reading Faculty Roundtable Discussion

Cyber Safety and Tax Season

The end of tax season is the prime time for hackers. If you file your taxes electronically, Information Technology would like to offer a few helpful tips during this time. Never provide your Social Security Number (SSN) over email, even to a legitimate company with a legitimate reason to ask for it, unless the email…Continue Reading Cyber Safety and Tax Season

Windows XP Update

Still running Windows XP? If so, your computer will not be able to access the College Network due to a security risk. Please contact to learn how you can restore your access. Windows XP ‘Sunset’ Facts IT began the transition to Windows 7 starting in January 2012. Since January 2012, IT has upgraded roughly 2500 to Windows 7….Continue Reading Windows XP Update

Routine Application Maintenance

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW SERVICE: Routine Application Maintenance (Second Sunday Maintenance Window) IMPACT: The applications listed below may experience a brief service disruption during this maintenance window. DATE: Sunday, April 13, 2014 TIME: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM OVERVIEW: IT will be performing preventative maintenance on College applications during the routine second Sunday maintenance…Continue Reading Routine Application Maintenance

Heartbleed Bug Status at the College of Charleston

What is the Heartbleed Bug? On Monday April 7, 2014, security researchers discovered a flaw in one of the tools used to secure internet traffic. That tool, called OpenSSL, is responsible for providing security on the Internet. This vulnerability, named the Heartbleed bug, could allow attackers to steal usernames, passwords and other protected information from…Continue Reading Heartbleed Bug Status at the College of Charleston