Reminder for instructors using clickers
The following is an important update for instructors using the ITS-supported Turning Technologies clickers.
Before the start of fall 2017, NDSU upgraded to the new TurningPoint 8 (TurningPoint...
Security alert: Please update your devices
Students, faculty and staff should immediately update all personal and NDSU-owned devices to protect against a recently discovered security vulnerability.
The vulnerability, which is in device chips...
Google Classroom now available in G-Suite
Google Classroom is often used in programs associated with K-12 and is now available in NDSU's G-Suite. NDSU faculty and students can use Classroom to communicate and stay organized.
Update: Blackboard upgrade, outage moved to Dec. 26-28
Update: The Blackboard upgrade and outage has been moved to Dec. 26-28.
Blackboard will be unavailable 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, until noon Thursday, Dec. 28. The Blackboard Manager application used...
"Crocodoc" inline grading tool in Blackboard to be replaced
The current inline grading service ("Crocodoc") that allows instructors to view and annotate student assignments while grading them in Blackboard will be discontinued by the vendor on Jan. 15, 2018.
24/7 computer labs now provide uninterrupted computer access
Starting Friday, Dec. 1, NDSU students will have true 24-hour access to computers in labs that are open 24/7. This includes the lab in Quentin Burdick Building 150 and, for the duration of dead week...
NDSU web cleanup on November 28
On November 28, IT staff will make two changes to clean up the NDSU website:
- Retire the Web domain, www.ndsu.nodak.edu. NDSU officially switched from www.ndsu.nodak.edu to www.ndsu.edu in 2006.
ITS announces new Learning and Applied Innovation group
The NDSU Information Technology Services department announces the formation of a new group: Learning and Applied Innovation (LAI).
The group combines the expertise, technology resources and services...
Multi-factor authentication: What is it and why should I care?
In 2012 a hacker stole 6.5 million encrypted passwords from LinkedIn and posted them online. Perhaps the most shocking outcome of this breach: later analysis revealed that the most common passwords...
Throw everything you knew about passwords out the window
As it turns out, widespread requirements for creating strong passwords – combining uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers and special characters, and changing your password periodically –...