NewsBytes Fall 2018

Multi-factor authentication comes to mtsu

WinkMiddgettWallMTSU will soon require multi-factor authentication to protect your MTSU account. So if hackers compromise your password, they would still need a second factor, like your phone, to complete an authentication request.  All faculty and staff must sign up for this new service. The Jones College of Business has offered two workshops to allow faculty and staff the opportunity to sign up to this new service. More information can be found here.

bas Master classrooms desktop replacement

TeachingLearningEventTechnology Access Fee has funded the upgrade of 36 BAS master classroom teacher computers. The new computers come equipped with Intel i7 processors, 16 GB RAM and Windows 10 Operating Systems. These state-of-the-art upgrades will be a welcome addition to our classroom technology.

FAculty desktop replacement

The Jones College of Business and ITD have identified 22 faculty member computers for replacement. The selected faculty computers are being upgraded to new Dell and Apple top-of-the-line computer systems. 

record your classroom lectures! 

Do you know the Jones College of Business has four lecture-capture ready master classrooms? The lecture capture ready master classrooms are N127, S278, S307 and S343. These classrooms are equipped with high definitino cameras and wireless lapel micophones to support class lecture recording. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you need more information. 

What Students want more in class?

You may be surprised by these findings! EDUCAUSE surveyed thousands of students and faculty to discover what they would like to use more in class. Source: Educause Online Learning Attitudes 2017.WhatStudentsWant

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