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Academic Technology Newsletter

February 2021

As we move through the Spring semester, we hope everything is running smoothly for you. This month we'd like to share an exciting new collaboration with the Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership and Research & Sponsored Programs for the launch of the Doctoral Student Academic Technology Equity Fellowship, as well as some new features in Canvas, Canvas Insights, Zoom, and more!

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Doctoral Student Technology Equity Fellowship Launches


Academic Technology in collaboration with the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership and the Research & Sponsored Programs Office launch the Doctoral Student...

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FTC Speed Dating with New Tech Event Friday, Feb 26th


Don't miss the Speed Dating with New Technologies Event on Friday, Feb 26th at 3:00pm where the FTC will share new tools to enhance your online instruction...

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New Zoom Feature: Live Automated Captioning


CSUN Academic Technology is excited to announce that live automated captioning in Zoom is now available campus-wide. Follow these steps to activate this...

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Randomizing Questions in a Canvas Quiz


You may already be aware that you can shuffle the answers for multiple choice or multiple answer questions, but did you know you can also randomize the order...

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Using Canvas Insights to Send
an Early Alert


"The beginning of each semester can be overwhelming to finalize the class roster. The attendance continues to change based on enrolled students. I often find...

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Making STEM Content Accessible with EquatIO


EquatIO is software to help both faculty and students create, share, and study accessible equations and formulas. EquatIO can generate images with accurate alternate text...

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Don't Miss Out on Our
Spring Workshops


Don't miss out on the virtual workshops offered by the Faculty Technology Center (FTC), and the Universal Design Center (UDC) to help you leverage technology for teaching, make your course materials more accessible using Universal Design Principles, and more!

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See What's New on the Academic Technology YouTube Channel


Did you know that on our YouTube channel you can find short instructional videos on topics, like Canvas, Zoom, Ally, Canvas Insights, and more? You'll also find helpful and practical tips from faculty, as well as videos of previous workshops & summer bootcamps.

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New 2021 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report | Security Edition

"The 2021 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report Information Security Edition profiles important trends and key technologies and practices shaping the future of information security, 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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