Academic Technology Newsletter, September 2022 Read This Email Online



Academic Technology Newsletter

Academic Technology Newsletter

September 2022

As we move further into the semester, we would like to invite you to our Spook-TECH-ular Open House, coming this October 31st! Included in this September newsletter edition is an article by our Academic Technology Fellow, Dr. Joyce Marie Brusasco on sharing the Infotech CSUN Instagram account with your students, a new approach to creating more accessible content for your courses, and more.

We’re also sharing the 2022 Horizon Report Teaching and Learning Edition, and some exciting news that our Interim Associate Vice President for Academic Technology, Dr. Helen Heinrich, has been selected to serve on the expert panel for 2023!

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Academic Technology News

You are invited to our Spook-TECH-ular Open House Mon Oct 31 1pm to 5pm

Spook-TECH-ular Open House!


Join us in the Faculty Media Studio where you can meet with the Academic Technology team, try out the Lightboard, check out tech solutions, and have fun!

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Sharing DEI Instagram with Students


Academic Technology and the Faculty Technology Center have embarked on a campaign to use social media to increase awareness of campus-supported digital programs. So, we invite...

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Accessibility Tip - Recycling Old Files


Want to know a common object you’ll find in any classroom or office that’s a secret weapon when it comes to accessibility? It’s your computer’s Trash or Recycle Bin!

Ed Clark CSU CIO

Ed Clark Appointed CSU Chief Information Officer

The California State University (CSU) has appointed Ed Clark, Ed.D., to serve as Chief Information Officer. Dr. Clark currently serves as the Vice President for Innovation and Technology Services, CIO and Chief Digital Officer at the University of St. Thomas, the largest private college in Minnesota.

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2022 Horizon Report Teaching
and Learning Edition

This report profiles the trends and key technologies and practices shaping the future of teaching and learning, and envisions a number of scenarios and implications for that future. It is based on the perspectives and expertise of a global panel of leaders from across the higher education landscape.

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Register For A Fall Workshop!



Why not finish out September with one of our workshops? First, there’s Simplifying Communication and Group Work using Pronto, along with accessibility training on PDF Tools. Learn how to Get Video Into Your Canvas Course Easily Using Canvas Studio, and learn about all of the PowerPoint Essentials!

If there are topics you would like to see covered in a future newsletter, if you'd like to give us feedback on your experience with instructional technology, or if there are training topics you are interested in, let us know with the Academic Technology Feedback Form.