October 16th, 2015
"Developed by educators and subject matter experts across the globe, the Autodesk Design Academy provides hundreds of standards-aligned class projects to support design-based disciplines in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) while using Autodesk's professional-grade 3D design, engineering and entertainment software used in industry," according to a news release. Read more...Read More
October 14th, 2015
Microsoft Office 2016 for PCs is now available for download for faculty and staff.Office 2016 is available from the UA Bookstore software site.Office 2016 has new versions of applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. The Office 2016 apps are designed for collaboration, with new features that remove barriers for team success and allow co-authoring and Skype in-app integration.Quick Start Guides for Office 2016 are available here.Read More
October 2nd, 2015
"After Apple released the new OS X El Capitan on Wednesday, users streamed to a Microsoft support discussion forum to report that Office 2016 for Mac regularly crashed, crippling their productivity." Read more...Read More
September 30th, 2015
Microsoft's Windows 10 Operating System (Enterprise and Professional) are now available for download to Faculty and Staff through the UA Bookstore online.
Windows 10 comes with a new default browser called Edge. Edge may not work with some UA services, so we recommend installing the browser you have used with those services in the past (such as Chrome or Firefox) instead of using Edge.
If you rely on an application that uses Java plugins and applets in a web browser, you might have issues using these applications in Windows 10, especially in the Chrome and Edge browsers.
September 22nd, 2015
The College of Humanities is offering a free workshop on an Introduction to Qualtrics September 28th and October 2nd.
What: Introduction to Qualtrics
Monday, September 28th, 1:00 - 2:00pm
Friday, October 2nd, 1:00 - 2:00pm
Where: ML 512
Staff Member: Mariia Khorosheva
Description: UofA has procured an enterprise license for Qualtrics, an online survey tool. This tool has replaced DatSTAT Illume and should also be used instead of SurveyMonkey. We will cover account creation (logging in), simple survey tools (question types and values), basic logic (if/then), distribution (survey link...Read More