ALX awards grants to instructors who want to transform their courses using open and affordable materials. This year, we have simplified the application process for our grants and curated our grant offerings to three high-impact, just-in-time opportunities: Racial Justice, Syllabus Review and $0 Course Transformation. Learn more and apply by October 26.
The next round of software updates is now available to install for OTDI-managed workstations via Software Center (for Windows PC) or Ohio State Application Self Service (for Mac).
The IT Service Desk will remotely deploy these updates on Friday, September 23 which will require you to restart your machine and/or close applications. You can make these updates at your convenience prior to Friday via your appropriate software update application to avoid interruptions that could occur from an automatic update.
BuckeyePass, powered by Duo Security, is Ohio State’s method of multi-factor authentication, assisting in keeping our systems safe and helping us stay ahead of security threats. Starting September 20, faculty, staff and students will see the new Duo Universal interface when accessing university systems. Users do not need to update their app or take any action before this change.
Over the summer, the Office of Technology and Digital Innovation (OTDI) completed a major overhaul to 16 Journalism Building classrooms, half of which received a full facelift (fresh paint, flooring, lighting and furniture). OTDI was also involved in installing and wrapping a Framery soundproof pod in Hale Hall and upgrading 3D printers in the Enarson Digital Union.
AWS Campus Invent is a one-day, educational event that brings the experience of an AWS conference to your institution. Spend the day with a team from AWS—comprised of higher education industry leaders and solutions architects—and learn about cloud computing while working backwards from your needs and priorities.
Join this event to learn how AWS can help modernize research. Together, we’ll explore topics like storage, data analytics, and security in a classroom setting through interactive discussions and labs. You’ll gain hands-on experience with AWS services and access to AWS office hours.
BuckeyePass, powered by Duo Security, is Ohio State’s method of multi-factor authentication, assisting in keeping our systems safe and helping us stay ahead of security threats. Starting September 20, faculty, staff and students will see the new Duo Universal interface when accessing university systems. Duo Universal offers enhanced security measures and accessibility improvements.
The webpages for Data Services information managed by the OTDI Data and Analytics team, have been reorganized into the OTDI Offerings webspace. You can now use it.osu.edu/data as a starting point for learning more about the Data Services toolset and other related information.
The Office of Technology and Digital Innovation (OTDI) is offering new tools, including student access to Adobe Creative Cloud. This semester, you may notice a variety of updates to existing tools, such as an automated transcription service available in Mediasite. There is also a new process for your students to follow in order to connect their personal devices to secure Wi-Fi.