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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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What Does a11y Mean?

February 23, 2023

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“a11y” stands for “accessibility.” A numeronym is a number-based word with 11 for the number of letters between the letters a and y. A11y often appears on social media platforms like Twitter because space is limited and every character counts #a11y. It is always good practice to spell the word and any abbreviations or make a reference to your abbreviation when used for the first time. Read More About What Does a11y Mean?

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


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