OIT News

Workshops Focus on Making Word Documents Accessible

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Have you ever considered how you read a Word document? Research shows that readers scan the content and jump forward to the information that seems most important, glancing through the images, graphs, and tables to quickly make sense of the visuals. But, what if the reader is dependent on an assistive device, such as a screen reader that

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My Mediasite Allows Faculty to Create, Publish Video Content

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With each venture into online education, faculty need greater access to tools for creating and sharing video content. One of many ways OIT Digital Media Services assists faculty with their video needs is the My Mediasite video portal.

Text UTKwifi to Report Wireless Problems

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A new service from the Office of Information Technology allows you to text “UTKwifi” followed by your building and room number information to 55000 to report areas on campus where there may be issues with the wireless network.

Test of the New Desktop Notification System Set for 3:00 p.m. December 17

Among the recent upgrades to the UT Alert mass notification system is the new Alertus desktop notification system. Once they have installed the system, faculty, staff, and students will receive the same message sent through the UT Alert mass notification system on their computer monitor.

Final LMS Demonstration is December 2

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Brightspace Desire2Learn will present its demonstration in two sessions at 8:30–10:00 a.m. and 1:30–3:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 2, in Room 213, Hodges Library.

OIT Announces New UTKwifi Texting Pilot

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The Office of Information Technology is piloting a new service that allows you to text “UTKwifi” followed by your building and room number information to 55000 to report areas on campus where there may be issues with the wireless network.

Using the Office 365/Volmail Clutter Feature

Microsoft is enabling the Office 365 Clutter feature for all UT accounts. Clutter is designed to move low-priority messages out of the inbox and into a Clutter folder, saving users time when scanning for important messages.