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Arts & Letters Technology Committee

The ALTC is a group of technology interested faculty from each department in the college of Arts & Letters and the Associate Dean along with the ITC Shop representative to plan and discuss the technology issues and projects happening in the college. The committee meets the second Friday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 in the AL Deans Conference Room.

Meetings

  • AL TECH Agenda – April 21, 2017
  • AL TECH Agenda – April 21, 2017
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * SacCT/LMS replacement update
    * Third-party cloud data storage policy
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    SacCT/LMS replacement update
    <http://www.csus.edu/nextgenlms>
    The field of replacement products has been narrowed to either Infrastructure Canvas or D2L Brightspace. A report on why Blackboard and Moodle were eliminated from contention is available here: <http://www.csus.edu/nextgenlms/documents/lmsevaldownselectreport.pdf> . “Sandbox” testing ha…more
  • AL TECH Agenda – February 17, 2017
  • AL TECH Agenda – February 17, 2017
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * SacCT/LMS replacement
    * Lab Refresh Schedule
    * Faculty Computer Refresh
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    SacCT/LMS replacement
    <http://www.csus.edu/nextgenlms>
    A project to update/replace the campus Learning Management System (SacCT/Blackboard) is underway. The current system, BlackBoard 9.1, is being phased out, and several alternatives are being considered for its replacement. Vendors have come to campus and provided demonstrations of their…more
  • AL TECH Agenda – December 16, 2016
  • AL TECH Agenda – December 16, 2016
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Office 365 email transition
    * IT system downtime December 26
    * AL Lab helper app
    * SacCT/LMS replacement
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    Office 365 email transition
    <http://www.csus.edu/office365>
    Faculty and staff email is being transitioned from on-campus to “the cloud” in January. This will not change how you access your email, but it will change the look/feel of the Webmail page, and may cause some hiccups in Outlook on PC and Mac when …more
  • AL TECH Agenda – September 16, 2016
  • AL TECH Agenda – September 16, 2016
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Faculty/Staff (2016) computer refresh
    * Summer 2016 Updates
    * Lab refresh program
    * Lecturer/Part-Time refresh program
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    Faculty/Staff (2016) computer refresh
    Faculty/Staff equipment arrived in August. The IT shop prioritized equipment distribution to new-hire faculty. We are now coordinating/scheduling deployments of the remaining systems.more
  • AL TECH Agenda – April 15, 2016
  • AL TECH Agenda – April 15, 2016
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Summer upgrades/projects
    * Automated Patching for Macs
    * Lab Info Page
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    Summer upgrades/projects
    These are some of the projects the A&L IT shop will be working on over Summer Breakmore
  • AL TECH Agenda – February 12, 2016
  • AL TECH Agenda – February 12, 2016
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Equipment requests
    * A&L Classroom Smart Updates
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    Equipment requests
    Briefly cover IT equipment requests for 15/16 fiscal year.
    A&L Classroom Smart Updates
    Discuss smart classroom tech options, A&L classroom support list, and identify potential upgrade targets.more
  • AL TECH Agenda – November 13, 2015
  • AL TECH Agenda – November 13, 2015
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Faculty/Staff computer refresh
    * Open Forum
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    Faculty/Staff computer refresh
    Vice Provost James Prince will be attending the November 20 meeting of the Faculty Senate's Academic Information Technology Committee to discuss the faculty/staff computer refresh program. We should prepare some questions and concerns to present to him to help improve the program.more
  • AL TECH Agenda – October 9, 2015
  • AL TECH Agenda – October 9, 2015
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Faculty/Staff computer refresh
    * Departmental Copiers/Xerox
    * Classroom technology
    * IdeaScale
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    Faculty/Staff computer refresh
    Faculty/Staff equipment arrived two weeks prior to semester start. The IT shop prioritized equipment distribution to new-hire faculty. We are now coordinating/scheduling deployments of the remaining systems.more
  • AL TECH Agenda – September 11, 2015
  • AL TECH Agenda – September 11, 2015
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30 CANCELLED
    * Faculty/Staff (2015) computer refresh
    * AITC representation
    * Departmental Copiers/Xerox
    * Summer 2015 Updates
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    Faculty/Staff (2015) computer refresh
    Faculty/Staff equipment arrived two weeks prior to semester start. The IT shop prioritized equipment distribution to new-hire faculty. We are now coordinating/scheduling deployments of the remaining systems.
    Feedback:more
  • AL TECH Agenda – May 8, 2015
  • AL TECH Agenda – May 8, 2015
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Faculty/Staff (2014) computer refresh status
    * Faculty/Staff (2015) computer refresh status
    * Process/feedback for Provost/IRT
    * Summer 2015 Updates
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    Faculty/Staff (2014) computer refresh status
    We've received all of the 2014 equipment, and are in the process of distributing to faculty/staff.more
  • AL TECH Agenda – March 13, 2015
  • AL TECH Agenda – March 13, 2015
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Faculty/Staff computer refresh status
    * IRT Managed Print Services
    * Summer 2015 Lab Updates
    * Upcoming/Potential Projects
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    Faculty/Staff computer refresh status
    Computer refresh requests have been submitted to IRT for ordering.more
  • AL TECH Agenda – February 13, 2015
  • AL TECH Agenda – February 13, 2015
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * ITC recruitment - Welcome Jon!
    * Faculty/Staff computer refresh status
    * Summer 2015 Lab Updates
    * Upcoming/Potential Projects
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    ITC recruitment
    New IT shop staff member Jonathan Ahrens started in January! Jonathan is a former student assistant for the A&L IT Shop and a Sac State graduate. He will be handling most of the day-to-day support requests outside of MND Hall, and will take on additional responsibilit…more
  • AL TECH Agenda – December 12, 2014
  • AL TECH Agenda – December 12, 2014
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * ITC recruitment
    * Faculty/Staff computer refresh status
    * System downtime Jan 10-11
    * SCCM - Self-service software
    * Lab updates - Winter and Summer planning
    * Print Management for faculty/staff
    * Computer lab scheduling/policymore
  • AL TECH Agenda – October 10, 2014
  • AL TECH Agenda – October 10, 2014
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * ITC recruitment
    * Faculty/Staff computer refresh status
    * CSU Red Folder initiative
    * BlackBoard issues
    * Lab usage statistics (LabStats)
    * IRT lab survey and AL lab brandingmore
  • AL TECH Agenda – May 9, 2014
  • AL TECH Agenda – May 9, 2014
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Open Forum
    * Equipment request status update
    * Digital Asset Management update
    * Camtasia university license
    * Adobe Creative Cloud personal licenses
    * Campus IT Smart Classroom meeting
    * Summer Projectsmore
  • AL TECH Agenda – April 11, 2014
  • AL TECH Agenda – April 11, 2014
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Open Forum
    * Equipment request status update
    * Camtasia university license
    * Windows XP end-of-life
    * Adobe Creative Cloud personal licenses
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    Equipment Requests
    Requests have been submitted, we are awaiting approval and funding from the Provost's Office. The AL Dean's Office has approved and funded the purchase of iMacs for GPHD and MUSC labs, and the purchase of PC workstations for the INTD lab.more
  • AL TECH Agenda – March 14, 2014
  • AL TECH Agenda – March 14, 2014
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Open Forum
    * Equipment Requests
    * Lists, prioritization, and policy
    * Faculty/Staff equipment
    * Labs
    * Software
    * KBOX Nighttime Patching
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    Equipment Requests
    End-of-year equipment request time is here! The deadline to submit requests to the Dean's office is Tuesday March 18th. We will review the IT shop's request, and answer questions about policies and processes for equipment purchasingmore
  • AL TECH Agenda – February 14, 2014
  • AL TECH Agenda – February 14, 2014
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Open Forum
    * IT Shop update
    * AL Lab update
    * Creative Cloud
    * LabStats
    * Alertus - Emergency Notification
    * Media Server
    * Summer upgrade list (hopeful)
    * MUSC Midi Lab (CPS 301) - postponed from 2013
    * INTD Lab (MRP 1009)
    * GPHD Lab (MRP 1003)
    * ENGL Lab (CLV 131)
    * FORL Practice Lab (MRP 2002)more
  • AL TECH Agenda – December 13, 2013
  • AL TECH Agenda – December 13, 2013
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Open Forum
    * Winter Break Projects
    * AL-LAB-APP upgrade (license services, open lab printing services, deep freeze admin)
    * Media Server Migration (ELVIS)
    * KBOX Software Library
    * Munki Updates Notification
    * Adobe Creative Cloud in AL LABSmore
  • AL TECH Agenda – November 8, 2013
  • AL TECH Agenda – November 8, 2013
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Open Forum
    * Crypto-Locker Threat
    * Software Distribution Update (Munki/Kbox)
    * 3D & 2D Printing Services Report
    * Job Request Email
    * Software Accessibility Policy
    * Computer Upgrade Policy Discussion
    * Media Server Progressmore
  • AL TECH Agenda – October 11, 2013
  • AL TECH Agenda – October 11, 2013
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Open Forum
    * Software Distribution (Munki/Kbox)
    * Adobe Creative Suite / Cloud Update
    * 3D & 2D Printing Services Report
    * AL Labs Web Services Update
    * Computer Upgrade Policy Discussion
    * Media Server Progressmore
  • AL TECH Agenda – Sept 13, 2013
  • AL TECH Agenda – Sept 13, 2013
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Open Forum
    * Summer Projects Wrapup
    * New Mac Load - Munki
    * Adobe Creative Suite / Cloud
    * Update on projects
    * 3D Printing – Printing Services
    * College Display Project
    * Media Server Upgrade
    * Wordpress Farmmore
  • AL TECH Agenda - May 10, 2013 (Last one of the semester)
  • AL TECH Agenda - May 10, 2013 (Last one of the semester)
    MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30
    * Open Forum
    * Summer Projects
    * KBOX Update
    * Adobe Creative Suite / Cloud
    * ITC Shop Performance Reviews
    * Update on projects
    * 3D Printing
    * College Display Projectmore
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