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eduroam Wireless Network To Replace UMASS-SECURE1X on Tue., 8/5/14

July 29, 2014

Starting on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, the UMASS-SECURE1X wireless network will no longer be available on campus. eduroam (education roaming), a worldwide roaming service, will become the only encrypted wireless network at UMass Amherst.

How do I prepare for eduroam?

UMass Amherst students, faculty, and staff should run the XpressConnect setup wizard on their laptops, tablets, or mobile devices.

Echo360 Lecture Capture Service Unavailable - Sun., 7/27 - Mon., 7/28

July 25, 2014

The Echo360 lecture capture service will be unavailable from approximately 10 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014 to approximately 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2014 while UMass Amherst IT completes a hosting infrastructure upgrade. During the upgrade period, instructors will not be able to log in or publish recordings, and students will not be able to view recordings hosted on the Echo360 server.

This upgrade will increase our Echo360 storage and streaming capacity, and includes an additional media processor for improved recording processing times.

We're Hiring: Graduate Student Educational Technology Consultant

July 24, 2014

Academic Computing is looking for a graduate student to work as an Educational Technology Consultant in our Instructional Media Lab. Applicants should be advanced computer users who are comfortable talking about software, technology, and teaching. This is a recurring GEO position at 20 hours per week with start-date available for September 2014. We are particularly in need of candidates who can commit to availability during the semesters, Summer sessions, and the May and December grading periods.

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