January 26th, 2016
Effective January 11, 2016 the Microsoft IT Academy is now known as Microsoft Imagine Academy
This name change is part of Microsoft's transformation in the way they reach and impact students in the education space. With this change, Microsoft Imagine will be the single identity used for all Microsoft programs, tools and initiatives aimed at students to drive technology, computer science, coding and employability skills.
As a part of this change, in January they will transition to providing all customers' access to a digital Microsoft Imagine Academy Welcome Kit for program members to enable e...Read More
December 9th, 2015
The University of Arizona has signed an enterprise license with Adobe for multiple products available to faculty, staff, and on University-owned machines. Products included are:
• Creative Cloud—a software platform that allows users to design, share and publish content across all media and devices. Acrobat Pro is included within this license.
• Document Cloud with eSign—a digital document communications platform that streamlines, tracks and automates digital documents and workflows. Use existing documents to create digital forms or build them online.
• Adobe Experience Manager–Assets—a digital...Read More
November 10th, 2015
Thanks to a grant from the UA IT Student Advisory Board (ITSAB), now you can read and listen to articles, papers, and web pages with Read & Write Gold software.
Read & Write Gold is a text to speech software that is networked across campus. Read & Write Gold is an award-winning literacy software for Windows and Mac, with support tools for reading, writing, research, and studying to help students of all ages succeed independently. Features include text-to-speech, text highlighting, dictionary, scanning, study tools, phonetic word prediction and spell check while typing, Daisy Reader...Read More
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