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Mission Statement

Our mission is to support the CSUN community in its endeavor to transform and elevate students’ lives through education, by spearheading the integration of technology and universal design to enrich teaching and learning.

To accomplish this mission, we champion equitable access to education regardless of one’s ability and background, create professional development training opportunities, support the adoption of instructional technology for curricular enrichment, and develop data-supported tools to facilitate faculty, staff, and student success.

We are committed to delivering the highest standards of service, promoting innovation in the classroom, and fostering partnerships that benefit our CSUN community.

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The Faculty Center - Information for New Faculty

May 30, 2023

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The Faculty Center is where faculty can view class rosters & wait lists, manage permission numbers, and enter grades. Find out how!  Read more about the Faculty Center

Spring 2023 Grading Period

Alternative Testing Accommodations for Final Exams

New Procurement Accessibility Canvas Course

March 29, 2023

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If you are a frequent “CSUN shopper” you may have been told to complete an ICT Form prior to your purchase being approved. Information Communication Technology (ICT) purchases at CSUN must undergo the Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) Procurement Procedure. Knowing when, what and how to submit required documentations to Universal Design Center (UDC) and the Purchasing & Contract Administration will help both departments expedite your request. Read More About New Procurement Accessibility Canvas Course

Turnitin AI Detection

March 29, 2023

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Generative text products like ChatGPT have been making headlines for a few months now. As awareness of these tools grows so does the likelihood that students will use them for their assignments.As a response to this, one of the most frequent questions we have received in the past couple of months is “what can we do to find out if our students have used AI”?

We are happy to let you know that our partners at TurnItIn have announced that they will be releasing their new AI writing detecting tool inTurnItIn beginningTuesday, April 4, 2023.If you are already using TurnItIn, you will not need to change anything. The AI detection will automatically appear as a new section on Turnitin's Similarity Reports. 

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ChatGPT: Ai Writing in Higher Ed

February 23, 2023

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In the fast-paced world of technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is playing an increasingly significant role in all areas of life, including higher education. AI technologies are changing the way we learn, teach, and engage with information. One of the most exciting new AI technologies available today is ChatGPT, a large language model developed by OpenAI. Read More About ChatGPT: Ai Writing in Higher Ed

New Student Technology Resource Module

February 23, 2023

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Did you know that many CSUN students are not aware that they have access to free Microsoft Word? Or that 50% are not aware of myCSUNbox cloud storage? The 2022 IT Student Survey found that students are not aware of the many technology resources available to them, many of which are available at little to no cost. Faculty are a key component in sharing information with students and building awareness. But where do faculty go to find the information needed?  Read more about the new student technology resource module