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Google Drive File Stream

December 4, 2018

If you’ve used Google drive at all, you know that you can access your files through a web browser.  You’ve also been able to access them using the Google Drive desktop application, which synchronizes files between Google Drive and your desktop computer.  That means that every time you added files to Google... View Article

eduroam Update

December 3, 2018

While many student, faculty, and staff devices around campus still connect to the old cu-secure network, we’ve seen nearly half of all mobile devices on campus migrate to eduroam over the past 12 months.  For any that have, this offers automatic, secure wireless connectivity when visiting any of the thousands of other participating colleges... View Article

One Front Door for IT Support and Services

December 3, 2018

The Information Technology Help Desk was relocated from the Tyler 122 office suite to the TechStop area in the outside entrance on the north side of the Tyler building to provide the campus with one entry point for all IT support and services. IT Help Desk representatives are now staffed... View Article

IT Staff Profile: Jeff Tye

December 3, 2018

Jeff Tye came to Cedarville University to work as a Network Engineer in Information Technology in early 2015. Before landing in Cedarville, Jeff grew up in Fairborn, and served in the Air Force for 33 years, mostly at the Guard Base in Springfield. His title, Superintendent of Predator Networks, hints... View Article

Learning Management System Selection Update

March 23, 2018

The response rate to the recent LMS selection survey was outstanding.  The top three categories that were identified as “Must Haves” in an LMS include: 1. Easy to use gradebook/grading system/grade retrieval 2. Easy to use interface 3. Easy to manage content As a result of the responses, the Center for... View Article

Survey Tools for Higher Ed

March 23, 2018

The technology for online survey research is expanding. Until recently, creating and conducting an online survey was a time-consuming task requiring familiarity with HTML coding and scripting programs. Today, online survey tools make survey research and feedback gathering much easier and faster. This article provides summary information on two recommended... View Article

IT Staff Profile: Scott Deetz

March 23, 2018

Cedarville graduate Scott Deetz has served as the Cedarville IT department’s Senior Audio Video Specialist for the past seven years. Before that, he worked in AV services for twelve years in the Centennial Library. Scott graduated from Cedarville College with a degree in broadcasting, specializing in broadcast production. Today, Scott... View Article

Campus Wireless Network Upgrade

December 14, 2017

During the Christmas break, the networking team will be updating the software that runs the wireless network on campus.  This work will be done Saturday, December 30, between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.  During this period wireless access will be very spotty.  It’s probably best to just enjoy the holidays... View Article

New Information Technology Request System Coming

December 14, 2017

Information Technology is working on an exciting project to implement new software that will handle service and project requests. TeamDynamix will replace the current Information Technology Request (ITR) system on Monday, January 22, 2018. TeamDynamix is a comprehensive web-based system designed for colleges and universities to manage requests for services,... View Article