Benchmarks - July, 2015

Campus Computing News

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Student Printing Credits Make UNT Greener

By Dr. Philip Baczewski, Senior Director of Academic Computing and User Services and Deputy Chief Information Officer for University Information Technology

In Fall 2014, the University of North Texas instituted a new method of managing student printing in Student Computer labs. The institution of the printing credit system enabled student printing at campus locations other than in Student Computer Labs and allowed students to print documents directly from their personal computing devices. It also resulted in the printing of fewer pages of output by UNT students, saving paper, energy, and the volume of recycling or trash generated.

UNT WiFi Expansion Project is Completed

WiFi Conductor

By Dr. Philip Baczewski, Senior Director of Academic Computing and User Services and Deputy Chief Information Officer for University Information Technology

project to expand the UNT wireless network, begun in January of 2014 by University Information Technology (UIT) and the UNT System IT Shared Services division, was officially completed on June 16, 2015.

Classroom and Testing Desktop Services Rolls Out New Tools for Faculty to Help Their Students Achieve Success

New iMac

By Dr. Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner, Director - Academic Computing Technical Services

Classroom and Testing Desktop Services (CTDS), a part of UIT's Academic Computing and User Services (ACUS) is in the process of completing a variety of projects this summer which will result in greater education technology opportunities for faculty in the fall. Some of these are new initiatives while others are significant upgrades to existing services.

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference Update

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference Logo

By Claudia Lynch, Benchmarks Online Guest Editor

The EDUCAUSE Annual conference is scheduled for October 27–30, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Online. Check out the key dates and the lineup of "General Session Thought Leaders."

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By the Numbers

Total visits to the studenttechtour site: August 2014 – June 2015

Note: The highest amount of traffic occurs at "back to school" in the Fall Semester when you have the most incoming students. 

it.unt.edu/studenttechtour

August 2014 18,495
September 2014 5,283
October 2014 4,634
November 2014 4,460
December 2014 4.189
January 2015 714
February 2015 947
March 2015 595
April 2015 793
May 2015 1,189
June 2015

1,443

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