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The following is a list of the latest news from OIT-Broward Computing Services. For more general OIT stories or announcements, please visit the OIT's Newsletter.
 
December OIT Training Schedule
December OIT Training Schedule
Published Tuesday, December 1, 2009
OIT has just released its December training schedule for the Davie campus. Diane Henderson will conduct two sessions in the LA building. Other training courses are also offered in December at other FAU campuses. Please check the OIT Training.... [+]

Teaching with Technology Showcase Results Available Online
Teaching with Technology Showcase Results Available Online
Published Monday, November 30, 2009
The first annual FAU "Teaching with Technology Showcase" was a great success. The event, which took place on Saturday, October 24, in the Alumni Center, attracted more than 90 attendees.... [+]

OIT Training
Mark Your Calendars for OIT Training!
Published Tuesday, November 3, 2009
OIT has just released its November training schedule for the Davie campus. Crystal Barger will conduct two sessions in the LA building. Other training courses are also offered in November at other FAU campuses. Please check the OIT Training Web Site... [+]

OIT-BCS Helps Broward Campuses
OIT-BCS Helps Broward Campuses "Share the News"
Published Friday, October 16, 2009
OIT-BCS completed the installation of four digital signage displays in the Davie and Fort Lauderdale campuses that will improve the way news is shared with its Broward constituencies. These plasma displays are located at the lobby areas of each of the... [+]

FAU iTunes U Now Available
FAU iTunes U Now Available
Published Tuesday, October 6, 2009
iTunes U provides access to a wide range of digital audio and video content via the iTunes Store, Apple's online music, video, and podcast service. Podcasts are audio and video content available on a subscription basis. Subscribing ensures... [+]

Plan Ahead for OIT October Training!
Plan Ahead for OIT October Training!
Published Thursday, October 1, 2009
OIT has just released its October training schedule for the Davie campus. Trainer Diane Henderson will deliver two sessions in the LA building. Other training courses are also offered in October at other campuses... [+]

OIT-BCS Presents at the 2009 FAU Safety Month
OIT-BCS Presents at the 2009 FAU "Safety Month"
Published Monday, September 21, 2009
As in previous years, FAU's university-wide program "Safety Month" offered events and activities on all campuses with information on healthy lifestyles, personal property security, CPR, defensive driving, fire prevention, alcohol and drug abuse... [+]

Switches Replaced at the Davie Campus
Switches Replaced at the Davie Campus
Published Monday, September 14, 2009
As part of OIT's general switch replacement plan, two new switches were upgraded during the Labor Day holiday weekend at the Liberal Arts building on the Davie campus. These switches control the data connections and the telephone system of the... [+]

OIT-BCS Greeted Students at This Year's Welcome Back Events
OIT-BCS Greeted Students at This Year's "Welcome Back" Events
Published Friday, September 4, 2009
FAU Broward campuses greeted students at a series of "Welcome Back" events last week at the three Broward campuses (Davie, Dania Beach, and Fort Lauderdale)... [+]

OIT Training Schedule - September
OIT September Training Sessions Announced
Published Tuesday, September 1, 2009
OIT has just released its September training schedule. Trainer Diane Henderson will deliver several outstanding Blackboard courses on the Davie campus. All courses will be held in the LA building... [+]

OIT-BCS e-Classroom Upgrade
OIT-BCS e-Classroom Upgrade
Published Thursday, August 27, 2009
This summer OIT's Broward Computing Services (BCS) completed the transformation of the last set of general purposes classrooms into e-classrooms. A total of 11 rooms were upgraded on the Davie campus with state-of-the art technology, including... [+]

OIT-BCS Donates 17 TVs to United Way
OIT-BCS Continues Its Support of the Broward Community
Published Tuesday, August 11, 2009
OIT-BCS continued its commitment to the Broward community by recently donating 17 televisions to the non-profit organization United Way of Broward County. This unused equipment will be... [+]

OIT Training Schedule
OIT Blackboard Training Sessions in Davie
Published Thursday, July 30, 2009
OIT has just released its August training schedule. Trainer Diane Henderson will deliver several outstanding Blackboard courses on the Davie campus. All courses will be held in the LA building... [+]

Alberto Fernandez, OIT-BCS Director Presents at the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
OIT-BCS Director Presents at the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
Published Tuesday, July 21, 2009
As part of Florida Atlantic University's continued involvement with the community, Alberto Fernandez, OIT-BCS Director, represented FAU as a panelist speaker at the Fort Lauderdale Chamber... [+]

LA-204
New Meeting Space on the Davie Campus
Published Wednesday, July 15, 2009
With the funding and support of Dr. Joyanne Stephens, Vice President for Regional Campuses, OIT-BCS completed the transformation of a new meeting facility in the Liberal Arts (LA) building, LA-204. OIT-BCS installed a new 50" plasma TV with a brand new... [+]

LockDown Browser
Security Improvement for Online Testing
Published Thursday, July 9, 2009
OIT recently purchased a site license for the Respondus LockDown Browser application. This customized browser increases the security of online testing in Blackboard by preventing students from printing, copying, going to another URL, or accessing other... [+]

Davie Technical Services Moves
Davie Technical Services Moves
Published Friday, May 22, 2009
The Davie campus Technical Services group has moved its office from LA-303E to LA-325. This much needed change was possible thanks to the support of the Broward Campus Vice President s Office, who provided us with our new location. More specifically... [+]

New and Improved VC Facility at the Davie Campus
New and Improved VC Facility at the Davie Campus
Published Tuesday, May 19, 2009
The Learning Resources group at OIT-BCS has recently completed the upgrade of the Davie campus videoconference meeting/seminar facility. This room, which was originally located in LA-240G, was moved to a larger meeting space in LA-150... [+]

Instructional Computer Labs Upgraded for the Summer
Instructional Computer Labs Upgraded for the Summer
Published Friday, May 15, 2009
As part of OIT's refresh program, OIT-BCS has upgraded several instructional computer labs on the Davie Campus. The upgrades, which took place during the week-long university break between the Spring and Summer semesters, provided four classrooms... [+]

2009 Broward Achievement Awards Ceremony
OIT-BCS Employees Recognized at the 2009 Broward Achievement Awards Ceremony
Published Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Matthew Canavan, Technical Services Manager in the Fort Lauderdale campus, and Alberto Fernandez, Director of Broward Computing Services, were recognized at this year s Broward Achievement... [+]

OIT's BCS Supports the Homeless in Our Community
OIT's BCS Supports the Homeless in Our Community
Published Wednesday, March 25, 2009
OIT s Broward Computing Services (BCS) continued its commitment to FAU and to the Broward community by recently donating 13 televisions to the non-profit organization Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Inc. (BPHI)... [+]

ES-105
Computers in ES-105 Upgraded
Published Wednesday, February 18, 2009
OIT-BCS has upgraded the computers in ES-105 (Davie campus), replacing them with newer machines that will improve the learning environment for students and professors using this facility. Although the machines are not brand new, their... [+]

Echo 360
OIT- BCS Implements Learning On-Demand System in the VC Facilities at the Davie Campus
Published Tuesday, February 10, 2009
OIT-BCS recently implemented the EchoSystem from the Echo 360 company. This system, which is already available on the Boca Raton and the FAU Northern campuses, allows the... [+]

OIT-BCS Welcomes JunJie Hu to the Computer Lab Manager Position
OIT-BCS Welcomes JunJie Hu to the Computer Lab Manager Position
Published Tuesday, January 13, 2009
OIT s Broward Computing Services (BCS) announces the incorporation of JunJie Hu to the position of Computer Lab Manager for the Davie campus. Prior to joining Florida... [+]


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