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OUCH! Newsletter: Avoid Common Email Mistakes

Email is one of the primary ways we communicate, in both our personal and professional lives.

Duo Mobile App to be Updated in October

Duo Security, the University of Minnesota’s two-factor authentication provider, will update the user interface for the mobile app for Android and iOS in October 2021.

UCInfo Retires October 21, 2021

The University of Minnesota Identity and Access Management team will disable and permanently retire the UCInfo tool on Wednesday, October 21.

Canvas Coffee Time is Back!

Grab a coffee and join us at 9:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of the month for conversations about Canvas. 

Canvas Release Notes August 2021

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades on the third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes.

Departmental Accounts Require Annual Renewal

As of August 19, UMN Departmental accounts must be renewed annually.

ECoach pilot: Can messages and nudges influence student success?

Do students benefit from prompts that offer study tips and reminders? Do those nudges lead to student success? In Spring 2021, the University of Minnesota started a 2 year pilot to investigate these questions. Learn how ECoach, a tailored messaging system that has the potential to personalize learning, is being implemented in large gateway courses at the University of Minnesota.

Teach with a Flexible Approach this Fall

The University community is reconvening on campus after an unplanned, rapid transition to remote and hybrid teaching and learning. To gain insights into how instructors might adjust to these changing circumstances and expectations the Teaching with Technology Editorial staff had a conversation with some University experts.

Canvas Release Notes July 2021

Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades on the third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes.