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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Instructor support for Fall Term 2021 online final exams for interrupted classes

January 14, 2022 — 
The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning offers extended hours and help during final exams

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Aurora Self Service Temporary Shut Down  

January 10, 2022 — 
Aurora Self Service is undergoing its yearly upgrade cycle on Friday, January 14, from 4:30 pm CST to January 17 at 9:00 am CST, 2022. Mark these dates in your calendar and plan ahead!  

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Information Services and Technology

Banner Administration pages upgrade coming mid-January

December 23, 2021 — 
BBanner Administration Pages, Aurora Self Service and Argos Reports will be upgraded to the latest version from January 14, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. CST to January 17 at 9:00 a.m. CST, 2022.

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Information Services and Technology

Rehome project will change how you access JUMP in 2022

December 20, 2021 — 
Over the last year, the JUMP Rehome Project team has worked to ensure the successful transition of JUMP content.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

YuJa Video sees more than 3,000 users

October 20, 2021 — 
More than 2,300 members of the University of Manitoba community have tried YuJa Video since it launched Sept. 1.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

YuJa Video launches in UM Learn

September 1, 2021 — 
As of Sept. 1, 2021, YuJa Video is available to all faculty, staff and students at the University of Manitoba through UM Learn.

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Information Services and Technology

Install the new Microsoft desktop apps during Operation Upgrade!

June 22, 2021 — 
Operation Upgrade has started! Information Systems and Technology (IST) are upgrading the Windows desktop Office applications on all UM-owned, IST supported computers.

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Information Services and Technology

M365 tips: How OneDrive helps you manage your files

March 17, 2021 — 
Using Microsoft OneDrive is a secure way accessing your files on any device at any time from any location with an Internet connection.

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Information Services and Technology

How to prevent Zoombombing

February 16, 2021 — 
Zoombombing is when unwelcome intruders hijack a Zoom session by saying or showing inappropriate content. This emerging form of trolling is meant to disrupt and interrupt meetings and classes. 

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Mitigating exam stress a high priority for the university

January 29, 2021 — 
Exams are a stressful time for students, and the move to online exams adds another unknown to the equation. Ensuring a very smooth online exam experience was of paramount importance for the university. IST and the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning did a lot of planning and preparation to make this happen.

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